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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Panning, food and countryside news, market trends, weather

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and John Humphrys
6.30,7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00, 8.00 Today's News ad by LAURIE MACMILLAN
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: John Humphrys
Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Your chance to make your
Points to Nick and his guests on an issue of current concern. Producer NICK UTECHIN


Producer: Nick Utechin

: Medicine Now

What's new in medical science? How well are the doctors looking after us? Is your money being spent to best effect? Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the GP's surgery.


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Nicholas Morgan

: Morning Story

Read by June Barrie Producer PAMELA HOWE BBCBristol


Unknown: Barbara Lacey
Read By: June Barrie
Producer: Pamela Howe

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 75; Teach me, my God and King (BP 80); Psalm 100; Genesis 15, vv 1, 7-18;
The God of Abraham praise (BBC HB 283) Stereo

: Citizens

After Such Knowledge, What Forgiveness? (1) by MARK POWER
Directed by A. J. QUINN
(Part 2 on Thursday at 11.00am L W) (A synopsis of current events in 'Citizens' on Ceefaxpage 144)


Directed By: A. J. Quinn
Michael Brennan: Russell Boulter
Julia Brennan: Beverley Hills
Pat Brennan: Marcella Riordan
Tony Brennan: Richard Tate
Nick ConnoUy: Christopher Bowen
Vincent Brady: Mark Fletcher
Brendan Flynn: Arthur Kelly
Collette O'Brien: Janet Rawson
Moira Gregson: Lesley Sharp
Derek Mulligan: Michael Starke
Stephen McEvoy: Stephen Tompkinson

: For Schools

11.00 Time and Tune Scenesfrom 'The Wind in the Willows' Presented by DOUGLAS COOMBES Stereo (R) (e)
11.20 Time to Move 5: March Winds Written by KATE HARRISON Stereo (e)
11.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories) Bellerophon and Pegasus by JUNE HODGE (e)


Presented By: Douglas Coombes
Written By: Kate Harrison

: Nine Encounters in Australia

with Daniel Snowman
6: Professor Sir Gustav Nossal diagnoses the condition of Australian medical research.


Unknown: Daniel Snowman
Unknown: Sir Gustav Nossal

: You and Yours

Presented by Susan Rae
If you are concerned about health, education, housing or financial matters, or if you are the victim of incompetent or unhelpful traders or authorities, write to: You and Yours, BBC, London W1A 4WW


Presented By: Susan Rae

: The Spy Who Came In from the Cold

by JOHN LE CARRE adapted in six parts byRENEBASUJCO starring with and 5: Leamas is an old hand at the game. He knows that, in the world of espionage, nothing is ever what it seems.
Theme music by MAX HARRIS


Unknown: John Le Carre
Music By: Max Harris
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Alec Leamas: Colin Blakely
Fiedler: David de Keyser
Mundt: Wolf Kahler
Control: Allan McClelland
Peter Guillam: Douglas B Lackwell
Man from Berlin/Warder: Lutz Liebelt
Secretary: Suzanne Roquette
First guard: Peter Birch
Second guard: Graham Blockey
Third guard: Terry Gurry

: The World at One: News

Presented by Nick Worrall


Presented By: Nick Worrall

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Comer Today's story: The Rain Puddle by ADELAIDE HOLL. Stereo (R)
2.05 History Lost and Found Henry Mayhew 's 's London Stereo (e)
2.25 Mainstream GCSE With SIMON MAYO and SUSIE GRANT 8: Chemistry Reporting team ROGER TABOR JUDITH BURNS and ASTLEY JONES Stereo (e) (Re-broadcast next Tuesday)


Unknown: Henry Mayhew
Unknown: Simon Mayo
Unknown: Roger Tabor
Unknown: Judith Burns

: Woman's Hour

If women have equality, why do they still need their own programme? Find out with Jenni Murray and guests. Serial: Corporal Jack (2)


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: In the Best Place

by SUE
RILSTONE Mary 's lodger is a very amusing and agreeable gentleman. It's such a pity that he will have to leave when her bossy sister comes out of hospital....
Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Rilstone Mary
Directed By: Alfred Bradley
Edie Kettle: Meg Johnson
Mary Kettle: Eileen Derbyshire
Bernard West: Geoffrey Banks

: Comparing Notes

Within a year or two of its formation at the end of the Second World War, the Philharmonia became one of the world's most illustrious orchestras, working with conductors of the ilk of Toscanini, Karajan,
Furtwangler and Cantelli.
So what made the orchestra tick? To find out, Richard Baker talks to three principal players from its illustrious woodwind section of the 1950s: flautist Gareth Morris , oboist Sidney Sutcliffe and bassoonist Cecil James.
Producer NIGEL WILKINSON. Stereo


Talks: Richard Baker
Unknown: Gareth Morris
Unknown: Sidney Sutcliffe
Bassoonist: Cecil James.
Producer: Nigel Wilkinson.

: News

: The Local Network

Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton visit people living in fear of the sea.... as it threatens their homes and communities. Cliffhanger
The destructive power of the sea is constantly re-shaping Britain's coastline. The Local Network links up with BBC
Local Radio stations around the country to investigate schemes aimed at halting the erosion of cliffs and beaches. The ideas range from re-modelling entire cliffs, to dumping old tyres along the sea shore. Producer GLYN JONES BBC North East
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)
* YOURS LOCALLY: pages 72-3


Reporters: Neil Walker
Reporters: David Clayton

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton and Robert Williams
5.25* PM Letters
5.30* News Summary
5.31* City News continued on FM 5. 50-5. 55


Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Harriet Cass

: The Million-Pound Radio Show

The last programme in the series, worth a laugh a minute at EI,000 a second
Written and presented by Andy Hamilton and Nick Revell with Felicity Montagu and Harry Enfield
Producer PAUL MAYHEW ARCHER Stereo (R)


Presented By: Andy Hamilton
Presented By: Nick Revell
Unknown: Felicity Montagu
Producer: Paul Mayhew

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 40pm)

: File on 4

(Details tomorrow at 4.05pm)

: Love Is....

... A Many Splendoured Thing? An inquiry conducted by Richard Anthony Baker with Rosalyn Elvin
Adjudicator ALAN OWEN Stereo


Conducted By: Richard Anthony Baker
Unknown: Rosalyn Elvin
Unknown: Witnesses Alan Bennett
Unknown: Shelley Berman
Unknown: Noel Coward
Unknown: George Formby
Unknown: Sophie Tucker
Unknown: Adjudicator Alan Owen

: Still a Juliet

Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies , at 97, talks to her friend Nigel Hawthorne , remembering her Juliet and other Shakespearean ladies. Producer DAVID SPENSER


Unknown: Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Producer: David Spenser

: In Touch

News and information for people with a visual handicap Presented by Ian Macrae Producer THENA HESHEL
Questions and comments relating to the programme can be phoned through this evening on [number removed]between 8.30 and 10. 15pm
Free quarterly bulletin from: In Touch, BBC, London WIA 4WW (Send four large saesfor a year's supply)


Presented By: Ian MacRae
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Kaleidoscope

Mark Steyn presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.


Unknown: Mark Steyn
Producer: Sally Marmion

: A Book at Bedtime

Confessions of Felix Krull , Confidence Man (2)


Unknown: Felix Krull

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod

: Open University

11.30 Fielding's Tom Jones
11.50 Living with Technology: Values
12.10am Music interlude


Unknown: Tom Jones

: 'am News

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

Modern Plays Weskerfrom 'The Kitchen' to the 80s by TONY COULT (e)


Unknown: Tony Coult

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.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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