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: News Briefing

: Farming TodaY

Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Michael Taylor

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With RICHARD QUEST
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Read By: Peter Donaldson

: News

: Call Kate Adie: [number removed]

Your chance to talk to Kate and her guests on an issue in the news.
Producer NICK UTECHIN Lines open from 00am
0 HEAR THIS! page 16

: Medicine Now

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.
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at & 15pm)


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Jackie Lunn

: Morning Story

Cooking Ben Evans 's Goose by BARBARA HEWSON
Read by Olwen Rees


Unknown: Ben Evans
Unknown: Barbara Hewson
Read By: Olwen Rees
Producer: Herbert Williams

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 1; Fill thou my life (BBC HB 271); Psalm 119. w 1-8; Luke 9, w 37-48; Help me, dear Lord, to love thee more (bp 30) Stereo

: Citizens

In the Heat of the Night (1) by LEIGH JACKSON
(Part 2 on Thursday at 11. 00am L W) A synopsis of current events in 'Citizens' on Ceefax page 144


Unknown: Leigh Jackson
Directed By: Marilyn Imrie
Michael Brennan: Russell Boulter
Alex Parker: Kate Duchëne
Julia Brennan: Beverley Hills
Anita Sharma: Seeta Indrani
Hugh Hamilton: James MacPherson
Fiona: Holly Aird
Jatinder: Bhasker
Anna: Elaine Claxton
Anthony/Italian patron: Peter Craze
Megan Pryce: Margaret John
Darius McKinley: Cyril Nri

: For Schools

11.00 Time and Tune
16: Scenes from 'The Wind in the Willows'. Presented by DOUGLAS COOMBES. Stereo (R) (e)
11.20 Time to Move
6: April Showers. Presented by NICK MERCER. Stereo (e)
11.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories) White Horse on a Hill by KEVIN CROSSLEY-HOLLAND (R) (e)


Presented By: Douglas Coombes.
Presented By: Nick Mercer.

: Nine Encounters in Australia

with Daniel Snowman
8: Professor Sol Encel considers the omnipresence - and obsolescence - of British models.


Unknown: Daniel Snowman
Unknown: Professor Sol Encel

: You and Yours

Presented by Susan Rae


Presented By: Susan Rae

: My Music

A musical panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON John Amis and Frank Muir challenge Ian Wallace and Denis Norden
In the Chair Steve Race
Questions compiled by STEVE RACE Producer PETE ATKIN Stereo (R)


Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden
Producer: Pete Atkin

: The World at One: News

Presented by Nick Worrall with news and topics in and behind the headlines


Presented By: Nick Worrall

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Parly Huggett and the Knobbly Parcel Stereo
2.05 History Lost and Found Australia Project Sydney Cove Adventurers The First Fleet by NANCE IRVINE Stereo (R) (e)
2.25 Mainstream GCSE Presented by SIMON MAYO and SUSIE GRANT A teenage resource magazine for GCSE students with reports from schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Coursework and assessment; examiner phone-link; experimental design; issue for discussion; real world applications; career and course opportunities. 8: Chemistry Stereo (e)


Unknown: Parly Huggett
Presented By: Simon Mayo

: Woman's Hour

In the programme where you can meet heroines and history-makers, Jenni Murray talks to Joan Baez , whose songs of freedom and peace gave folk music a political voice. Serial: Corporal Jack by MARJORIE QUARTON abridged in 12 episodes by DOREEN ESTALL
Read by Nigel Anthony (12)


Talks: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Joan Baez
Unknown: Marjorie Quarton
Read By: Nigel Anthony

: Getting It Together

A comedy by OWEN HOLDER with the BBC Radio Drama Company
A cynical male 'romance' writer and an austere female academic form an unlikely liaison when they both get writer's block.
Directed by IAN COTTERELL. Stereo


Comedy By: Owen Holder
Directed By: Ian Cotterell.
Bill: Anthony Jackson
Sybil: Polly James
Kay: Caroline Gruber
Martin: Tim Reynolds
Mac: Sheila Grant

: Comparing Notes

The life of an orchestral percussionist might appear to be full of rests, frantic counting and noisy outbursts, but that's only part of the story. This afternoon Richard Baker talks to Michael Frye , principal percussionist of the London
Symphony Orchestra, who was for four years Mike Oldfield 's drummer, and Evelyn Glennie , who at 22 is the most successful percussionist of her generation. ProducerJUDITH ROLES . Stereo


Talks: Richard Baker
Unknown: Michael Frye
Unknown: Mike Oldfield
Unknown: Evelyn Glennie
Producer: Judith Roles

: News

: The Local Network

Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton link up with BBC Local Radio stations around the country, and dream of eight score draws.
It's 's Not Going to Change My Life Do football pools winners end up as losers?
Producer GLYN JONES BBC North East
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: David Clayton
Producer: Glyn Jones

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Valerie Singleton
5.00,5.30 News Summary
5.25 PM Letters
5.31 City News continued on FM 5. 50-5. 55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

With CHARLOTTE GREEN including Financial Report

: King Street Junior


: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: File on 4

(Details tomorrow at 4.05pm)

: God's Acre

A year in the life of an English village. In the 11th of 12 monthly talks, Wilfred De Ath 'reports on February in Corby Glen, Lincolnshire. BBC Manchester


Unknown: Wilfred de Ath

: The Hibbert Lecture

The Love of Money
For over 100 years, the Hibbert Trust has sponsored the annual Hibbert Lecture. This year's speaker is Andrew Phillips , a City solicitor for 22 years, who observes an era of unparalleled affluence exacting a price of moral schizophrenia. Can
Christian values, he asks, be lived out any longer in the world of money-making?
Libby Purves introduces the lecture, and chairs a live studio discussion. Andrew Phillips is joined by a panel including
Patrick Coldstream , Director of the Council for Industry and Higher Education, and Professor Jack Mahoney ,
Director of the Business Ethics Research Centre at King's College, London.
0 INFO: page 94


Unknown: Andrew Phillips
Introduces: Libby Purves
Unknown: Andrew Phillips
Unknown: Patrick Coldstream
Unknown: Professor Jack Mahoney

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap
Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
Questions and comments regarding the programme can be phoned through to the 'In Touch' team tonight between
8.30 and 10.15pm on [number removed]A free quarterly bulletin, summarising broadcast information, is available from: In Touch, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW(sendfour large saesfor a year's supply)


Presented By: Peter White

: Kaleidoscope

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


Unknown: Christopher Bigsby
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: A Book at Bedtime

Confessions of Felix Krull , Confidence Man (12)


Unknown: Felix Krull

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: Open University

11.30 Introduction to Calculus
11.50 Technology: Dome Sweet Home
12.10am Music interlude

: °am LW News

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

Urdu Boliye! Spoken Urdu. Episodes 5-8 Stereo (e)

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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