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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

Presenters Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor


Presenters: Brian Redhead
Presenters: Sue MacGregor

: Plain Tales from the Hills

4: Beyond the Pale (R)

: News

: A Taste of....

Swahili Ray Gosling learns that Swahili is the first language of little more than a million people in coastal Mombasa, Lamu and Zanzibar - yet it has spread throughout the African hinterland.
An adventure in African with John Kelly at York University Nasur Malik and Mohammed Adam. Producer JENNY LO (R)


Unknown: Swahili Ray Gosling
Unknown: John Kelly
Unknown: Mohammed Adam.
Producer: Jenny Lo

: The Natural History Programme

Watersports and waterfowl both take advantage of a leisure area in Gloucestershire - but should the boats give way to the birds? Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm are naturally concerned. Producer HELEN ODAMS BBC Bristol


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Jessica Holm

: An Act of Worship


: Citizens

Stereo (Omnibus edition next Saturday at 6.25pm)

: Conversation Piece

Sue MacGregor meets Peter Moores , whose philanthropic Foundation sponsors opera recordings and supports young singers.


Unknown: Peter Moores

: First Person

Anna Clemence Mews shares her views on mental illness. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Anna Clemence

: You and Yours

Presenter John Howard


Presenter: John Howard

: King Street Junior

Stereo (Details Tuesday 6.30pm)

: The World at One

Presenter James Naughtie


Presenter: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets novelist Emma Tennant. Serial: Memento Mori(3)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Emma Tennant.

: Last of the Cowboys

by CAROLYN SALLY JONES. With and The local economy and a marriage are blighted by the cowboy mentality.
Directed by ADRIAN MOURBY BBC Wales. Stereo


Unknown: Carolyn Sally Jones.
Directed By: Adrian Mourby
Fran: Ella Hood
Martin: Laurence Allan
Jack: Edward Thomas
Ieuan: Gareth Potter
Geoff/Phipps: Michael Tudor Barnes

: News

: Bookshelf

Dr John Rae , ex-Headmaster of Westminster School, reveals the historical and revolutionary contents of his library. Nigel Forde rounds up the summer's cricket books, and talks to Frances Wood about
Baotown - an evocative new Chinese novel.


Unknown: Dr John Rae
Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Frances Wood
Producer: Sally Marmion

: Kaleidoscope

Stereo. (Details as Wednesday at 9.45pm)

: PM

Robert Williams and Frances Coverdale


Unknown: Robert Williams

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: My Music

The musical panel quiz 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.
Unknown: Steve Race.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: News

: The Archers

: The Lady in the Gondola

Natalie Wheen uncovers the life of the eccentric Victorian novelist, Marie Corelli.
Thwarted in love, she poured out her passion in her prose and became a best-selling author. Producer ANNE HINDS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Marie Corelli.
Producer: Anne Hinds

: Analysis

The Doctors' Dilemma
The Government promises that its health service reforms will produce a better service for patients. But what are the ethical implications of practice budgets, opted-out hospitals and an internal market in health care?
Presenter Raanan Gillon Producer NICOLA MEYRICK Editor CAROLINE ANSTEY


Presenter: Raanan Gillon
Producer: Nicola Meyrick
Editor: Caroline Anstey

: To the Mountain Top

Last summer Margaret Percy joined a group of over 100 British and Indian schoolchildren on a two-month journey up the western Himalayas.
They went on to map new territory, collect new wildlife specimens, meet remote mountain nomads, and scale a peak of 20.000 feet - before returning to Delhi to congratulations from Rajiv Gandhi.


Unknown: Margaret Percy
Unknown: Rajiv Gandhi.

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presenter Kati Whitaker A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families with countrywide news and news on all matters of concern to them.


Presenter: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

Andrew Davies , writer of television's A Very
Peculiar Practice portrays the male in love in his first novel for adults. A new opera The
Plumber's Gift is also set firmly in today's sentimental quagmire.
Miles Davis blows his way onto a new record.
Presenter Natalie Wheen Producer JOHN GOUDIE Stereo


Unknown: Andrew Davies
Unknown: Miles Davis
Presenter: Natalie Wheen
Producer: John Goudie

: A Book at Bedtime

The Captain's Daughter (2)

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw


Unknown: Richard Kershaw

: Open University

11.30 The Narrator in Middlemarch
11.50 Hamlet and its European Reception

: Perfume and Poison Pen

Why do so many authors choose to make their detectives female?
Joan Smith unravels a web of references from Miss Marple to mean streets, from Nora Van Snoop to the 'new woman', and conducts her own investigation among the casebooks of contemporary crimewriters.
Producer WILL CANTOPHER Stereo (R)


Unknown: Joan Smith
Unknown: Nora Van

: News

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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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