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: Farming Today

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: Today

Presented by Sue MacGregor and Brian Redhead


Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Presented By: Brian Redhead

: News

: Midweek

with Libby Purves
Producer ANGIE NEHRING Stereo


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Angie Nehring

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Details as Sunday 2. 00pm)

: Morning Story

Read by Anna Cropper Producer MARIA VIGAR


Read By: Anna Cropper
Producer: Maria Vigar

: Daily Service

God is love: let heav'n adore him; Matthew 5, w 38-48; Forgive our sins as we forgive; When I needed a neighbour. Stereo

: The Wednesday Feature

Vive la Revolution
It's a good excuse for a 'fete', but 200 years is a long time in politics, so what's the legacy of the Revolution?
Ian Noble talks to politicians and takes to the streets to meet citizens from immigrants to aristocrats to find out what's left of Liberte,
Egalite and Fraternité in France today.


Talks: Ian Noble
Producer: Simon Broughton

: No Time for Nursery Rhymes

In the last of six programmes marking the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Tessa Shaw meets children abused by their parents and by drugs in the Philippines and the US.


Unknown: Tessa Shaw
Producer: Mohini Patel

: You and Yours

Presenter John Howard
0 WRITE TO: You and Yours. BBC. London WlA 1AA
9 INFORMATION: send sae for Factsheet No 27 to [address removed]


Presenter: John Howard

: An Actor's Life for Me

A comedy series in seven parts by PAUL MAYHEW. ARCHER. Starring and 1: A Stiff Audition
Young actor
Robert Wilson is desperate for work. At last an audition comes up. He doesn't have to stick rigidly to the script -just be rigid. Producer PAUL SPENCER


Unknown: Paul Mayhew.
Unknown: Robert Wilson
Producer: Paul Spencer
Robert Wilson: John Gordon-Sinclair
Sue: Caroline Quentin

: The World at One

Presented by James Naughtie


Presented By: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Coconut Woman Stereo

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray Serial: Shadow Play by JOHN MILNE abridged in 11 episodes by MEG CLARKE.
Read by David Goodland 'The trail of blood led to a woman's bedroom. She was leaning forward over a dressing table. I didn't think she was going to turn out much of a conversationalist, somehow.'
(Music: Parker's 'A Londoner in New York')


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Play By: John Milne
Unknown: Meg Clarke.
Read By: David Goodland
Producer: Pat McLoughlin

: Storytellers

A season of seven dramatised stories.
5: Death, Fire and Life by ARNOLD BENNETT dramatised by PETER MACKIE. Withand
Bursley, 1897: Mr Curtenty , after 12 months out of work, would sooner die than lose his dignity.
Mrs Curtenty ..JOYCE GIBBS
Producer PHILIP MARTIN BBC Pebble Mill Stereo


Unknown: Arnold Bennett
Dramatised By: Peter MacKie.
Unknown: Mr Curtenty
Unknown: Mrs Curtenty
Unknown: Joyce Gibbs
Mr Curtenty: Roger Hume
Arnold Bennett: Terry Molloy
Harriet: Hedli Niklaus
Jim: Kim Durham
Colclough: Andy Hockley
Billy: David Learner
Deacon: Simon Carter
Miss Chatsworth: Pauline Cory
Mrs Colclough: Marian Kemmer
Miss Jones: Susan Jeffrey

: Time for Verse

The second in a series of five programmes in which George MacBeth interviews the poet
Alan Brownjohn about his life and poetry.
Reader ANTHONY HYDE Producer ALEC REID BBC Bristol


Unknown: George MacBeth
Unknown: Alan Brownjohn
Producer: Alec Reid

: News

: File on 4

: Kaleidoscope Extra

Sheffield has a twin town, Donetsk, in the Ukraine. Paul Allen tasted the cultural differences and the effect of glasnost on the arts.
Producer CAROLINE YOUNG Stereo

: PM

Frances Coverdale and Hugh Sykes
0 LETTERS: PM, BBC. London W1A 1AA


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Hugh Sykes

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Brain of Britain 1989

Stereo (Details as Monday at 12.25pm)

: News

: The Archers

: Face the Facts

John Waite and his team with the last in their current series investigating your complaints of injustice, sharp practice and the abuse of authority.
0 WRITE TO: Face the Facts, BBC, London W1A 4WW. for the new series, starting in September.


Unknown: John Waite
Unknown: Kate Middleton.
Unknown: Lorna Birchley
Unknown: Sam Webber.
Producer: Graham Ellis
Editor: Chris Longley

: Age to Age

(Details as Saturday 4.00pm)

: Medicine Now

: The Scottish Samurai

In 1859 a young Scottish adventurer set out to make his fortune in Japan. Over the next 40 years Thomas Blake Glover became one of the country's major industrialists, the recipient of the Order of the Rising Sun, and an influential friend of the Samurai.
Producer CAROLINE ADAM BBC Scotland (R)


Unknown: Thomas Blake
Producer: Caroline Adam

: First on 4

Community Matters: The Case Conference
(Winner of the 1989 Sony Radio Award for Best
Education Programme.)
A playgroup supervisor is worried when four-and-a-half-year-old Jane shows a disturbing awareness of sex in the games she plays.
John Clare joins the Social Services case conference which meets to discuss Jane's behaviour and plan for her future. Producer FRAN ACHESON (R)


Unknown: John Clare
Producer: Fran Acheson

: Kaleidoscope

An audience of one is Usually every actor's Ughtmare, but Paul Allen finds one theatre company which ° nly admits one person
° their show,
Stereo. (Revised repeat on Thursday at 4.35pm)


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: John Goudie

: A Book at Bedtime

The Russia House (3)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod

: Open University

11.30 Modem Art: Heartfield
11.50 The Search for Secular Answers

: 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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