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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Andrew McLellan

: Today

Presented by Sue MacGregor and Chris Lowe
6.30, 7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by CHARLOTTE GREEN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day


Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Presented By: Chris Lowe
Read By: Charlotte Green
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: Tennis and the Masai

Part 5

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Anita Dobson in conversation with Sue Lawley Stereo


Unknown: Anita Dobson

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley of the Financial Times, airs your comments on BBC programmes and policy, and puts your questions to the people responsible.
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)
Send your comments to: Feedback, BBC. London WIA 4WW


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Producer: John Watkins

: International Assignment

(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Producers: Carole Lacey
Producers: Bernard Thompson

: Morning Story

The Blue Bead by NORAH BURKE
Read by Sharon Baylis Producer LUCY LUNT BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Norah Burke
Read By: Sharon Baylis

: Daily Service

NEM, p 9; Love divine, all loves excelling (BBC HB 329);
Psalm 150; I Corinthians 12, v 31 to 13, v 13; Now thank we all our God (BBC HB 277) Stereo

: Latin Americans

Eight portraits presented by Hugh O'Shaughnessy 6: Evaristo Nugkuag
Anthropologists, missionaries, politicians, oil-men and even film directors have tried to meddle with the Aguaruna community in Peru and have fallen out with their leader, Evaristo Nugkuag.
Hugh O'Shaughnessy makes an eventful journey to the jungle with Evaristo and meets some of his supporters - and enemies. Series producer MICK WEBB Stereo (R)


Presented By: Hugh O'Shaughnessy
Leader: Evaristo Nugkuag.
Leader: Hugh O'Shaughnessy

: Rebels

A series of six programmes 4: Wilhelm Reich
'The main problem people have in evaluating me and my work lies not with me but with themselves.'
Psychologist Wilhelm Reich was rejected by Freud, expelled from the Communist Party, hounded out of Norway and arrested in the United States. He believed that sexual repression underlies all psychological and many social problems. His ideas were too radical and challenging for his time and place.
'As a result of universal sexual repression, men and women have lost the ability to experience the ultimate surrender to "orgastic potency".' Presented by Hugh Sykes Reader MICHAEL MELLINGER Researcher MIKE WOOLF


Unknown: Wilhelm Reich
Unknown: Wilhelm Reich
Presented By: Hugh Sykes
Reader: Michael Mellinger
Unknown: Mike Woolf
Producer: Gaynor Shutte

: You and Yours

Call to Account
The Sports Council, with JohnWheatley, the Council's Director General, is called to account by John Howard Producer LUCY CACANAS


Unknown: John Howard
Producer: Lucy Cacanas

: Radio Fun

The Story of Radio Comedy Russell Davies follows the fortunes of the war entertainers who, in 1945, exchanged uniforms and ENSA for demob suits and the perils of a career in comedy on the wireless. Written by RUSSELL DAVIES Producer NEIL CARGILL
(Re-broadcast next Monday)


Unknown: Russell Davies
Written By: Russell Davies

: The World at One: News

Presented by Brian Widlake


Presented By: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

The Trimble Town Band's Playgroup Visit Stereo (R)

: Woman's Hour

from Manchester
In the programme that celebrates women's achievements and monitors their progress, Joanna Foster , Chair of the Equal
Opportunities Commission, discusses how far equality legislation is affecting company policy.
Serial: Jane Eyre (4)
Presenter Helen Boaden


Unknown: Joanna Foster
Unknown: Jane Eyre
Presenter: Helen Boaden

: The Princess Casamassima

The last of a five-part dramatisation by BETTY DAVIES with The Choice 'She has lovers! She has lovers!Thave seen it with my own eyes!'
Other parts played by JOAN WALKER and IAN MICHIE Storyteller RICHARD TATE Directed by BETTY DAVIES Stereo


Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Betty Davies
Played By: Joan Walker
Played By: Ian Michie
Unknown: Storyteller Richard Tate
Directed By: Betty Davies
the Princess: Elizabeth Bell
Hyacinth Robinson: Mark Ashton
Millicent Henning: Imelda Staunton
Paul Muniment: James Noble
Mme Grandoni: Barbara Atkinson
Prince Casamassima: Paul Sirr
Eustache Poupin: Michael Deacon
Mme Poupin: Joanna MacKie
Schinkel: William Simons
Mr Vetch: John Samson

: News

: J. Kingston Platt

recalls yet more intriguing and revealing episodes from his lifetime in show business. 2: A Pantomime
Written and told in four parts by Peter Jones


Unknown: Peter Jones
Producer: Pete Atkin

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Hugh Sykes and Gordon Clough
5.00,5.30 News Summary
5.25 PM Letters
5.31 City News continued on FM 5.50-5. 55


Presented By: Hugh Sykes
Presented By: Gordon Clough

: The Six O'Clock News

With SIMON VANCE including Financial Report


Unknown: Simon Vance

: Going Places

This summer if you've missed the plane, the train, bus or car then you've definitely missed Going Places. Tonight
Clive Jacobs and Tom Boswell are ready for the off in Britain's only national transport programme.


Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Unknown: Tom Boswell
Producer: Molly Price Owen

: News

: The Archers

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


Written By: Emily Potts
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Christine Barford: Lesley Saweard
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Martha Woodford: Molue Harris
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Betty Tucker: Pamela Craig
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Nigel Pargetter: Nigel Carrington
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Matthew Thorogood: Crawford Logan
Ruth Pritchard: Felicity Finch
Mrs Walker: Gillian Goodman
Kenton Archer: Graeme Kirk
Bert Fry: Roger Hume

: Pick of the Week

Margaret Howard presents extracts from last week's BBC radio and television.
Producer NIGEL ACHESON. Stereo
(Revised re-broadcast next Sunday)


Producer: Nigel Acheson.

: Towards 2000 with the Radio 4 Generation

The Future of the Seven Deadly Sins Today: Wrath
From the Watershed Arts
Centre in Bristol, a look at what the problems might be in the year 2000 - racial tension (63 per cent of the Radio 4 Generation believe a lot of racial tension still exists in Britain today); football hooliganism, defence and terrorism. Is it ever right to get angry about what one believes in? Is violence ever justified - even if used by the police? Is wrath always a sin? Chairman John Humphrys Researcher JO WHILEY Producers BILL MORRIS and PAUL KOBRAK
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 10pm)


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Researcher Jo Whiley
Producers: Bill Morris

: Stop Press

Geoffrey Goodman presents a personal view of the week's newspapers and talks to the people behind the headlines. Producer JOHN FORSYTH


Unknown: Geoffrey Goodman
Producer: John Forsyth

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Kaleidoscope

Writers by Writers
Gossip writers and voyeurs calling themselves scholars - that was W.H. Auden's view of literary biographers. But how do they see themselves? Are they noble seekers after truth or heartless parasites on the creative genius of others? And where do they draw the line when they're tracking down the writer behind the work?
Humphrey Carpenter, himself a biographer, investigates this contentious form of writing with the help of fellow-practitioners Michael Holroyd , Claire Tomalin ,
Hilary Spurling , Andrew Motion and Ian Hamilton. Producer LIZ EDWARDS
(Re-broadcast next Monday)


Unknown: Michael Holroyd
Unknown: Claire Tomalin
Unknown: Hilary Spurling
Unknown: Andrew Motion
Unknown: Ian Hamilton.
Producer: Liz Edwards

: A Book at Bedtime

The Warden
5: Conference and Tribulation

: The World Tonight

Presented by David Sells


Presented By: David Sells

: Little Blighty on the Down

The first episode of a new soap opera which tells the everyday story of a country folk.
Played by John Bluthal ,
Jo Kendall , Andrew Sachs , Bernadine Corrigan , Nick Hancock and Daniel Strauss
Producer DAVID TYLER. Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 5.25pm LW)
(Listeners might like to know that they conjoin the Little Blighty fan club just as soon as they start one up)


Unknown: Mark Burton
Unknown: John Ofarrell
Unknown: Mike Coleman
Played By: John Bluthal
Played By: Jo Kendall
Played By: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
Unknown: Nick Hancock
Unknown: Daniel Strauss
Producer: David Tyler.

: *am News

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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