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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Jennie Bond
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
7.25*, 8.25* Sport With ANDY SMITH
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: Jennie Bond
Read By: Laurie MacMillan
Unknown: Andy Smith

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Producer NICK UTECHIN Lines open from 8.00am


Producer: Nick Utechin

: 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 GPs surgery.
(Revised repeat tomorrow at 8. 15pm)


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: Morning Story

Read by Ainslee Freeman
Producer JANE DAUNCEY. BBC Wales


Unknown: Christine McNeill
Read By: Ainslee Freeman
Producer: Jane Dauncey.

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 75; For all the saints (BBC HB 227); Psalm 150; Matthew 5, w 1-12; Blest are the pure in heart (BBC HB 318) Stereo

: Citizens

A synopsis of current events in Citizens'ison Ceefaxpage 144


Unknown: Christopher Reason
Directed By: Marilyn Imrie
Mike Brennan: Russell Boulter
Alex Parker: Kate Duchene
Julia Brennan: Beverley Hills
Anita Sharma: Seeta Indrani
Hugh Hamilton: James MacPherson
Chris Kennedy: Sean Barrett
Suzi Bryant: Hetty Baynes
Zena Kaplan: Maria Charles
Ange: Catherine Clarke
Bobby McHale: Michael Deacon
Terry Pratley: Anthony Jackson
Janice Hamilton: Cara Kelly
June Sheffield: Maggie McCarthy
Darius McKinley: Cyril Nri
Sanjiv: Omar Salimi
Martin: Matthew Scurfield

: For Schools

11.00 Time and Tune Time Flies (6) by BARRY GIBSON Presented by cilla FISHER ARTIE TREZ1SE and DAVID MOSES With the TIME FLIERS AND SINGERS from Havering, Wroughton and Baddesley Ensor. Stereo (R) 11 20 Time to Move
6: Shapes of the Night Presented by NICK MERCER Stereo (e)
11.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories)
6: The Pudding Like a Night on the Sea from the 'Julian' stories by ANN CAMERON Dramatised by PAULETTE RANDALL Stereo (e)


Unknown: Barry Gibson
Unknown: Fisher Artie Trez1se
Unknown: Baddesley Ensor.
Presented By: Nick Mercer
Stories By: Ann Cameron
Dramatised By: Paulette Randall

: Being Human

A series of six programmes 4: Secrets of Sex
Presented by John Gribbin Does it make evolutionary sense for beautiful girls to marry rich old men? BBC Bristol (R)


Presented By: John Gribbin

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard


Presented By: John Howard

: Film Star

The first of eight programmes in which Alexander Walker recalls the screen careers of the cinema's brightest stars. 1: Humphrey Bogart
He could play a gangster and turn his near-lisp into a snarl, or a trench-coated crusader down Raymond Chandler 's mean streets, or a romantic loner waiting for
Ingrid Bergman to walk into his bar, or even a grizzled old soak going up-river with Katharine Hepburn. Humphrey Bogart created more classic roles than maybe any other star and, as one of the great movie heroes, he's never gone out of fashion - or affection.


Unknown: Alexander Walker
Unknown: Raymond Chandler
Unknown: Ingrid Bergman
Unknown: Katharine Hepburn.
Unknown: Humphrey Bogart
Producer: Wendy Clay

: The World at One

Presented by James Naughtie


Presented By: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes by EVE SUTTON (R)
2.05 History Lost and Found Women Can Fly. Stereo (e)
2.25 Mainstream GCSE Presented by SIMON MAYO and SUSIE GRANT 3: Music Stereo (e)


Presented By: Simon Mayo

: Woman's Hour

In the programme that salutes women of distinction,
Jenni Murray meets Jill Gomez , the opera singer who has brought cabaret into the concert hall. Serial: Lovers of Africa (6)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Jill Gomez

: The Christopher

by JEREMY TIPTAFT with Niall Buggy as Heaney Heaney went to a wedding on Thursday and got plastered.
Now he can't remember a thing about it. He has lost his
St Christopher medal, a present from his mammy before she died. Can he and Flaherty track it down?
Directed by PETER KAVANAGH. Stereo


Unknown: Jeremy Tiptaft
Unknown: Niall Buggy
Unknown: Heaney Heaney
Directed By: Peter Kavanagh.
Flaherty: Peter Caffrey
Librarian: Eva Stuart
Barmaid: Joanna MacKie
Astrologist: Barbara Atkinson
Bank robber: John Baddeley
Man in pub/Tarquin: Anthony Jackson

: Comparing Notes

with Richard Baker
This week's guest is the 30-year-old Swedish trombonist Christian Lindberg , whose brilliant playing and technical virtuosity has led one critic to describe him as the Segovia of the trombone.
Producer JUDITH ROLES . Stereo


Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: Christian Lindberg
Producer: Judith Roles

: News

: The Local Network

Is alcohol going out of fashion? Are we on the verge of a temperance revival? Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton investigate.
Rule Out the Barrel
New alcohol-free pubs are opening around Britain. MPs are calling for strict laws to curb drink driving. And a national temperance organisation is turning its campaign against the Royal Family.
Producer GLYN JONES BBC North East


Reporters: Neil Walker
Reporters: David Clayton

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

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


Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

With BRYAN MARTIN including Financial Report

: Second Thoughts

(Details on Thursday at 12.25pm)
0 FEATURE: page 23

: News

: The Archers

: File on 4

Can local hospitals keep up with advances in cancer treatment, or should patients be sent to specialist regional centres?
Felicity Goodey examines a managerial experiment which, some specialists claim, could save thousands of lives each year.


Producer: Brendan McCarthy
Editor: Gerry Northam

: Enter One in Sad Green

The Jew first appeared in English drama as a usurer and the object of vilification at a time when, in fact, there were no Jews in England.
Monty Haltrecht examines the way in which the Jewish race has been presented in the theatre from the medieval mystery plays, with their biblical characters portrayed anachronistically as English knights and bishops, to the present day when the memory of Hitler's 'final solution' still casts an ugly shadow across the lives of many people. Producer JOHN KNIGHT BBC Bristol. Stereo
0 HEAR THIS! page 24

: The Reith Lecturer

Geoffrey Hosking , Professor of Russian History at the School of Slavonic Studies in the University of London, in conversation with Bridget Kendal about his life, his work and the USSR.
Next week Geoffrey Hosking begins the 1988 Reith Lectures. Entitled The Rediscovery of Politics, they examine the nature of change in Soviet society.
The Reith Lectures will be broadcast on Tuesdays on Radio 4, repeated on Sundays on Radio 3, and printed weekly in the Listener.


Unknown: Geoffrey Hosking
Unknown: Bridget Kendal
Unknown: Geoffrey Hosking
Producer: David Morton

: In Touch

News, views and information for visually handicapped people. Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
The 'Jn Touch' handbook, a coniprehensive guide to services and equipmentfor blind people, £5.95 from: [address removed]


Presented By: Peter White

: Kaleidoscope

The writer J.G. Ballard , author of Empire of the Sun, has written a novella - Running Wild, a sinister tale of the murder of 32 adults on a pleasant housing estate.
Equally sinister is the new serial on BBC1, First Born - a contemporary variation on the Frankenstein story.
Presented by Paul Allen Producer JULIAN MAY


Unknown: J.G. Ballard
Presented By: Paul Allen
Producer: Julian May
Editor: Richard Bannerman

: A Book at Bedtime

No Surrender
7: The Boys of Sandyrow

: 'am News

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

A-Level Geography Transport Written and presented by DR DAVID HILLING PrQducer GEOFFREY SHERLOCK Stereo (e) at 12.30
1: Theory and at 12.50 2: Practical


Presented By: Dr David Hilling
Presented By: Geoffrey Sherlock

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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.

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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.

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