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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Followed by a five-day weather forecast


Producers: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: John Snelling.

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor
6.30. News Summary
6.45* Business News
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by DAVID SYMONDS
7.25*, 8.25* Olympic Sportsdesk with GARRY RICHARDSON in Seoul and CHARLES COLVILE in London
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Read By: David Symonds
Unknown: Garry Richardson
Unknown: Charles Colvile

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Harriet Cass


Unknown: Harriet Cass

: The Past Is Myself

Read by Ann Morrish (6) Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol (R) revised


Unknown: Donald Bancroft
Read By: Ann Morrish
Producer: Pamela Howe

: News

: Start the Week

with Melvyn Bragg


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Researcher Jane
Producer: Marina Salandy Brown

: A Small Country Living

Jeanine McMullen with the last in the present series
Producer MARY PRICE . BBC Bristol


Unknown: Jeanine McMullen
Producer: Mary Price

: Morning Story

Dad's Big Belly by LAN MACGILL Read by Paul Copley Producer SHEILA FOX


Unknown: Lan MacGill
Read By: Paul Copley
Producer: Sheila Fox

: Daily Service

from St George 's Church, Belfast led by THE REV DR BERT TOSH With the MOSSGROVE SINGERS Praise my soul (BBC HB 15);
Jesu, the very thought of thee (Vittoria); Jeremiah 1, vv 4-10, 17-19; 0 for a closer walk with God (BBC HB 333)
BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: St George

: Down Your Way

Nigel Hawthorne visits his favourite village - Ashwell in Hertfordshire, which boasts prehistoric worms, an Iron Age settlement and a milkman who plays the lute. Plus a church full of priceless graffiti that tell of plague, tempest and fire.
Producer JOHN HOLMES. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Producer: John Holmes.

: For Schools

11.00 Contact Foundations of the Faiths 1: Christianity. Compiled and presented by DAVID SELF Producer JOAN GRIFFITHS. Stereo (e)
11.15 Publications Review The latest on resources for teachers from BBC Enterprises. Producers JOHN TAYLOR and JULIA BROOKE (e)
11.20 Let's Move! 1: Into Action! - Presented by SHEELAGH GILBEY Producer BRIAN SCOTT-HUGHES Stereo (R) (e)
11.40 The Music Box 1: Babbity Bowster Written and presented by SANDRA KERR , with HARRIET POWELL and DOUGIE MACLEAN. Stereo (e)
11.50 See for Yourself The Air We Breathe by JOAN CARR Producer COLIN SMITH. Stereo (R) (e)


Presented By: David Self
Producer: Joan Griffiths.
Producers: John Taylor
Producers: Julia Brooke
Presented By: Sheelagh Gilbey
Producer: Brian Scott-Hughes
Presented By: Sandra Kerr
Unknown: Harriet Powell
Unknown: Dougie MacLean.
Unknown: Joan Carr
Producer: Colin Smith.

: Poetry Please!

Presented by Andrew Motion Readers ANDREW SACHS and BARBARA JEFPOKD
Producer SUSAN ROBERTS. BBC Bristol


Presented By: Andrew Motion
Readers: Andrew Sachs
Readers: Barbara Jefpokd
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard Editor KEN VASS


Presented By: John Howard
Editor: Ken Vass

: My Word!

A panel game devised byTONYSHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON
Dilys Powell and Frank Muir challenge Victoria Glendinning and Denis Norden
In the Chair Michael O'Donnell Questions compiled by MICHAEL O'DONNELL
Producer PETE ATKIN. Stereo


Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Victoria Glendinning
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Michael O'Donnell
Unknown: Michael O'Donnell
Producer: Pete Atkin.

: The World at One

Presented by James Naughtie Editor MARTIN cox


Presented By: James Naughtie
Editor: Martin Cox

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner This week: Tail- Waggers Presented by SANDRA KERR and IAIN LAUCHLAN Today's story: Arthur by AMANDA GRAHAM Script by VALERIE MCCARTHY Producer MARY HAYDON. Stereo
2.05 Playtime Harvest Red Presented by JANET PALMER and NIGEL MAKIN Producer SARA STRANGE. Stereo (e) (Repeatedon Friday at 11.20am FM)
2.20 Science Scope Sounds Alright by FRED HARRIS With FRED HARRIS and JULIE RICHMOND Producer JULIAN COLEMAN. Stereo (e)
2.40 Whirligig Unit 1: Animal Corner TERRY NUTKINS shows how to care for pets at school and at home. 1: Rodents Producer MARSHALL CORWIN (R) (e)


Presented By: Sandra Kerr
Presented By: Iain Lauchlan
Script By: Valerie McCarthy
Producer: Mary Haydon.
Presented By: Janet Palmer
Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Julie Richmond
Producer: Julian Coleman.
Unknown: Terry Nutkins
Producer: Marshall Corwin

: Woman's Hour

Money, marriage and motherhood, politics, places and people - Jenni Murray and guests invite you to share the hour that highlights women's interests and colours their thinking. Serial: Jane Eyre (15)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Jane Eyre

: The Starlight Boys

A play by ADAM PETERSON Stereo


Play By: Adam Peterson

: Solomon's Peacocks

Bernard Jackson explores the world of the last white Jews of Cochin, Southern India.


Unknown: Bernard Jackson

: Kaleidoscope

Mark Steyn visits the Museum of the Moving Image.


Unknown: Mark Steyn

: PM

Presented bv Gordon Clough and Robert Williams
5.00,5.30 News Summary
5.20 Olympic Report
5.25 PM Letters &.31 City News
Editor ROGER MOSEY continued on FM 5.50-5.55


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

With PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Radio Fun

The Story of Radio Comedy with Russell Davies


Unknown: Russell Davies

: News

: The Archers

: My Heroes

A series of six conversations with Cliff Morgan and guests
2: Sir Antony Jay - a partner in the successful script-writing team which created the award-winning television comedy series Yes, Minister and Ves, Prime Minister.
Producer PETER GRIFFITHS. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Cliff Morgan
Producer: Peter Griffiths.

: Science Now

: Chocolate

by ALEXANDER TARASOV RODYONOV dramatised by PETER THOMSON with and 1918: the Russian Civil War. A ballerina is arrested and brought to Zudin, head of the local Cheka - the Bolshevik secret police. He ought to have her shot but takes pity on her with fateful consequences.
Tarasov-Rodyonov was himself arrested in 1937 and disappeared into Stalin's death camps. Chocolate was used in evidence against him.


Unknown: Alexander Tarasov Rodyonov
Dramatised By: Peter Thomson
Directed By: Matthew Walters
Zudin: Ian Hogg
Elyena Valtz: Susanna Dawson
Abram: Jonathan Tafler
Lisa: Emily Richard
Gorst: Simon Cuff
Masha: Zelah Clarke
Houskeeper: Zelah Clarke
Heckey: Paul Sirr
Chotkin: Alan Dudley
Shustry: William Simons
Stepan: Steve Hodson
Scheglov: Michael Tudor Barnes
KlimOV: Denis Lill

: Fine Arts Brass

One of this country's leading chamber ensembles take the opportunity to remove their tail-coats, loosen their bow-ties and display the lighter side of their repertoire.
Producer RICHARD edis. Stereo


Producer: Richard Edis.

: Kaleidoscope

The sculptor Henry Moore is the subject of a new exhibition at the Royal Academy. Michael Oliver includes it in tonight's programme, which also discusses the new novel by David Lodge. Nice Work. Producer JOHN BOUNDY


Unknown: Henry Moore
Unknown: Michael Oliver
Novel By: David Lodge.
Producer: John Boundy
Editor: Richard Hannerman

: A Book at Bedtime

The Iron Staircase by GEORGES SIMENON translated by ElLEEN ELLENBOGEN abridged in ten episodes by ANDREW SIMPSON
Read by Struan Rodger (1)
In the shop downstairs Louise telephones, as she had once telephoned him before
Guillaume died. In the room at the top of the iron staircase Etienne lies and listens. Will he too die .. ?


Author: Georges Simenon
Translated By: Elleen Ellenbogen
Abridged by: Andrew Simpson
Reader: Struan Rodger
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw. with a special report by Peter Hill from the SDP Conference in Torquay. Editor BLAIR THOMSON


Presented By: Richard Kershaw.
Unknown: Peter Hill
Editor: Blair Thomson

: Open University

11.30 Open Forum: News - Views
11.50 The Key

: The Old School Ties

1: It is 1919. Bob and Mary are starting school at Haslingden in the Lancashire Cotton valleys. Jenni Mills rolis back the years with them and other past pupils ofHaslingden High including former minister Sir Rhodes Boyson. Producer SARAH ROWLANDS BBC Pebble Mill (R)


Unknown: Jenni Mills
Unknown: Sir Rhodes Boyson.
Producer: Sarah Rowlands

: News

FMjoins at 12.10

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

English Resources Jane Austen (RV) Written and produced by PETER FuZZAiiD. Stereo (R) (e) and at 12.50 Introducing Thomas Hardy (rv) by JESSICA JAMES Producer COLIN SMITH. Stereo (R) (e)


Unknown: Jane Austen
Produced By: Peter Fuzzaiid.
Unknown: Jessica James
Producer: Colin Smith.

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.

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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