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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by EUGENE FRASER
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Your Letters


Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Read By: Eugene Fraser
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: More Wrestlingthan Dancing

5: In Service

: News

: Desert Island Discs

As an actor Jeremy Lloyd made his name playing the part of the archetypal English 'upper-class twit'. As a writer his most recent success has been
'Allo 'Allo!. In conversation with Michael Parkinson he recalls his life and career and chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.
Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY Producer RAY ABBOTT. Stereo(R)


Unknown: Jeremy Lloyd
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Producer: Ray Abbott.

: Feedback

Christopher Dunkley , of the Financial Times, airs your comments about the BBC, its programmes and policies.
Producer JEAN SNEDEGAR (Re-broadcast next Sunday) Write to: Feedback, BBC, London WIA 4WW


Unknown: Christopher Dunkley
Producer: Jean Snedegar

: International Assignment

BBC correspondents report from around the world. Producer ADAM RAPHAEL
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Producer: Adam Raphael

: Morning Story

Misty Manners
Written and read by Owen Kelly Producer CHRIS SPURR


Read By: Owen Kelly
Producer: Chris Spurr

: Daily Service

NEM, p 75; Son of the Lord most high (Bp 76); Psalm 51; Colossians3,vvl-10;
Christ, whose glory fills the skies (BBC HB 137) Stereo

: Lawyers in Action

Second of a two-part journey into the closeted world of solicitors and barristers. Barristers
A prominent barristers chambers in Birmingham throws open its oak-panelled doors. Lawyers in Action follows the specialists of the legal world as they confer with clients and solicitors, preparing for cases including an immigration appeal, indecent assault and divorce.
The barristers are also trailed into the Crown Courts, revealing what goes on beyond the public gaze. (R)

: Even Further up theTyne in a Flummox

In the first of four programmes, Leonard Barras reads two of his fairly likely stories:
Much Persuasion and Rhubarb: a Conservative View
'The manager had not been inside the cinema for 18 months. He hated moving-pictures and spent his evenings in the foyer, where he could look at his reflection, dressed in his shiny dinner jacket, in the full-length mirror.' Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
A cassette of this series is available by post priced E4. 00 including packing and postage, from 'Flummox', BBC, PO Box 27, Manchester M60 I SJ


Unknown: Leonard Barras

: You and Yours

John Buckley with the latest news and advice for consumers For information about this week's 's programme, write for Factsheet No 1: [address removed] Please send sae


Unknown: John Buckley

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper tackles the farmer, the manufacturer, the politician, the scientist, the caterer and the customer in his weekly defence of pure food at a fair price.
Producer VANESSA HARRISON (Re-broadcast next Monday)


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: Vanessa Harrison

: The World at One: News

Presented by Brian Widlake


Presented By: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Today's story: Dark Is Beautiful Stereo

: Woman's Hour

from Newcastle upon Tyne Introduced by Jenny Cuffe The programme that invites men to eavesdrop on what women talk about. And to join in. Serial: Fiela's Child (5)


Introduced By: Jenny Cuffe

: Huntingtower

1: The Princess in the Tower Stereo


Unknown: John Buchan

: News

: Film of the Book

Four programmes looking at film versions of famous novels 1: The Big Sleep
Ask a Raymond Chandler fan to name their ideal Philip Marlowe and the odds are they'll choose Humphrey Bogart in The Big Sleep.
Christopher Cook follows this Marlowe down the mean city streets where a man must go and considers how Howard Hawks's film and its star measure up to Chandler's original, with soundtrack illustrations and readings from the book by David Healy. Producer WENDY CLAY


Unknown: Raymond Chandler
Unknown: Philip Marlowe
Unknown: Humphrey Bogart
Unknown: Christopher Cook
Book By: David Healy.
Producer: Wendy Clay

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Gordon Clough and Frances Coverdale continued on VHF/FM 5.50 55


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Presented By: Frances Coverdale

: The Six O'Clock News

Half an hour of reports from the BBC correspondents around the world including Financial Report


Unknown: Brian Perkins

: Going Places

Tom Boswell puts the extra spark into the Going Places charabanc, expertly steered by Clive Jacobs with a little extra direction from Alanah Martin. Road, rail, air or sea ... if it moves, it's Going Places. Are you?


Unknown: Tom Boswell
Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Unknown: Alanah Martin.
Producer: Irene Mallis

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast next Monday) Written by MARTIN WORTH Cast for the week:
BBC Pebble Mill


Written By: Martin Worth
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Nigel Pargetter: Nigel Caliburn
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Ruth Pritchard: Felicity Finch
Sophie Barlowe: Moir Leslie

: Pick of the Week

Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television programmes over the past seven days.
Producer CATHY DRYSDALE. Stereo (Revised re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Cathy Drysdale.

: Any Questions?

The Rt Hon David Owen , mp Charles Moore , Editor of the Spectator
Ann Mallalieu , barrister
Joanna Foster , head of the Industrial Society's Equal Opportunities Unit tackle the issues raised by an audience in Dorchester, Dorset Chairman Sue MacGregor Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 10pm)


Unknown: David Owen
Unknown: Charles Moore
Unknown: Ann Mallalieu
Unknown: Joanna Foster

: Stop Press

Geoffrey Goodman casts a critical eye over this week's newspapers. Producer SHEILA COOK


Unknown: Geoffrey Goodman
Producer: Sheila Cook

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Kaleidoscope

Pinewood West
When Colin Welland brandished his Oscar and announced 'the British are coming!', many people expected a new wave of British talent, British subjects and a British sensibility to make a dent in Hollywood.
The talent arrived - directors like Alan Parker and Adrian Lyne ; producers like David Puttnam and John Daly of Hemdale; writers like
James Dearden (Fatal Attraction) and Ben Bolt. But have they made a British dent in Hollywood's sensibility or are they aesthetically naturalised Americans?
Nigel Andrews reports Producer CARROLL MOORE
(Re broadcast next Monday)


Unknown: Colin Welland
Unknown: Alan Parker
Unknown: Adrian Lyne
Unknown: David Puttnam
Unknown: John Daly
Unknown: James Dearden
Unknown: Nigel Andrews
Producer: Carroll Moore

: A Book at Bedtime

Be vis (5)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw National and international news, background, analysis and comment


Presented By: Richard Kershaw

: The FinancialWorld Tonight

Radio 4's international business report; market trends

: Week Ending

Why not listen to a programme that's witty, wacky and wildly funny? Or you could tune in to Week Ending with Bill Wallis , David Tate
Sally Grace and Jon Glover Written by MARK BURTON
(Re-broadcast tomorrow 5.25pm L W)


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Jon Glover
Written By: Mark Burton
Written By: John O'Farrell.
Written By: Pete Sinclair
Written By: Paul B. Davies
Unknown: Mike Coleman
Unknown: Bill Matthews.
Unknown: Robert Linford
Unknown: Max Handley.
Unknown: Parsons Peter Hickey
Producer: Jo Bunting

: News

followed by an interlude

About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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