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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

from the Royal Show at Stoneleigh

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Lavinia Byrne

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday 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 Read by LAURIE MACMILLAN
7.20* Your Letters Write to: Today Letters BBC, London W1A 1AA
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: John Humphrys
Read By: Laurie MacMillan
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Your opportunity to discuss a topic of the moment with Nick and his guests.
Producer NICK UTECHIN Lines open from 8.00am


Producer: Nick Utechin

: The Doctors

A series of eightprogrammes spanning three weeks in the lives of a group of Lichfield GPs 1: An examination of a frail, elderly woman reveals an ominous lump and poses a dilemma for Dr Brown.
Dr Hallifax copes with a 5-year-old with an injured elbow - but healthy lungs!
Dr Lockwood deals with an appendicitis.
And Dr Hall is faced with Michelle - young, argumentative and suicidal. Producers BRIAN KING and SARAH ROWLANDS BBC Pebble Mill
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at & 15pm)


Producers: Brian King
Producers: Sarah Rowlands

: Morning Story

The Verger by SOMERSET MAUGHAM Read by Brian Gear Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Read By: Brian Gear
Producer: Pamela Howe

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 5; Teach me, my God and King
(AMNs 240); Psalm 1; Matthew 5, vv 1-10; The royal banners forward go (BBC HB 91) Stereo

: Citizens

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About.... (1) byMEERASYAL
Cast for the week:
Directed by A. J. QUINN Stereo
(Part 2 on Thursday at 11.00am) A synopsis of current events in 'Citizens' on Ceefax page 144


Directed By: A. J. Quinn
Michael Brennan: Russell Boulter
Alex Parker: Kate Duchêne
Julia Brennan: Beverley Hills
Anita Sharma: Seeta Indrani
Hugh Hamilton: James MacPherson
Dadima: Charu Bala Chokshi
Jas Sharma: Andrew Johnson
Prem Sharma: Rashid Karapiet
Asha Sharma: Jamila Massey
Sanjiv Govind: Omar Salimi
Shamila Sharma: Shireen Shah
Mrs Govind: Meera Syal

: Tales of a Dragon-Watcher

The Druid's Bad News
Did the Tower of London's original ravens hail from
Wales? Roger Worsley visits Grassholm Island and the Tower of London to find out. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Roger Worsley

: You and Yours

investigates your complaints and provides help, advice, news and information about your day-to-day concerns.
Presented by Debbie Thrower


Presented By: Debbie Thrower

: Trivia Test Match

The 1988 world tour draws to a close at the Neighbour's Hall, Great Milton. Brian Johnston umpires the proceedings and captains Tim Rice and Willie Rushton are ably assisted by Michael Parkinson and Bill Pertwee


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Tim Rice
Unknown: Willie Rushton
Assisted By: Michael Parkinson
Assisted By: Bill Pertwee
Written By: Peter Hickey
Written By: Malcolm Williamson
Producer: Paul Spencer

: The World at One: News

Presented by Nick Worrall


Presented By: Nick Worrall

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Labour Party

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Liza Goddard reads Abigail and the Garden Centre. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Liza Goddard

: Woman's Hour

In the programme where you meet people from the high life and the high street,
Jenni Murray talks to
George Davies , Chairman and Chief Executive of the Next chain.
Serial: The Healing Art (4)


Talks: Jenni Murray
Unknown: George Davies

: Something More Ferocious

by DAVID MARSHALL with and A woman is trying to sell her house. A conman pretends an interest in buying it.
But who is to say that the biter will not be bitten?
Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY. Stereo


Unknown: David Marshall
Directed By: Richard Wortley.
Ursula: Maureen O'Brien
Michael: Christopher Godwin

: News

: The Local Network

Barely Acceptable
Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton link up with BBC Local Radio stations around the country for a close look at naturism - is it taking off in Britain?
Clothing-optional beaches are being opened around the country. But is naturism decent exposure, or an offence against public morals?
Producer GLYN JONES BBC North East
0 YOURS LOCALLY: page 74


Reporters: Neil Walker
Reporters: David Clayton

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Valerie Singleton
5.00,5.30 News Summary
5.20 Test Match Report
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 SIMON VANCE including Financial Report

: Flying the Flag

8: Submarine Diplomacy starring with and featuring and Telexes are being received from London; awkward questions are being asked in the House; the spirit of the Armada is in dire peril of reasserting itself. All in a day's overwork for the British Ambassador and his staff. Producer PETE ATKIN. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Alex Shearer
Producer: Pete Atkin.
HM Ambassador Mackenzie: Dinsdale Landen
William Frost: Peter Acre
Helen: Moir Leslie
Captain Warner: David Goodland
the US Ambassador: Stephen Greif
Col Surikov: Christopher Benjamin

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: File on 4

(Details tomorrow at 4.05pm)

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap.
Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
Questions and comments can be phoned in on [number removed]between 8.30and 10. 15pm.
Weekly factsheet or quarterly bulletin summarising broadcast information available on request.
(Send large sae to: [address removed] The 'In Touch handbook, a comprehensive guide to services and equipment for blind people, is available, price £5.95, from: [address removed]


Presented By: Peter White

: Kaleidoscope

Michael Oliver presents the arts magazine which tonight includes reports on the new novel by Anita Desai , and the films that bring tears to your eyes.


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Novel By: Anita Desai
Producer: Carroll Moore

: A Book at Bedtime

In My Wildest Dreams (12)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod

: Open University

11.30 Information Technology
11.50 Organic Chemistry

: 'am LW News

FM joins at 12.10

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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