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: News Briefing

: Farming Today


: Prayer for the Day

with The Rev Bill Longley BBC Wales Stereo


Unknown: Bill Longley

: Today

with John Humphrys and Peter Hobday Including
6.45 Business News
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thoughtfor the Day


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Peter Hobday

: The Week on 4

: Archive Adventure

Three programmes. Explorer
Christina Dodwell embarks on a single-handed journey through expeditions of the past in search of the truth about high adventure.
1: But Why Did You Go? Producer SIMON ELMES


Unknown: Christina Dodwell
Producer: Simon Elmes

: News

: Start the Week

with Melvyn Bragg


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Researcher Jayne Morgan
Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown.

: Money Box

: Morning Story

Buttercup and Wendy by CARMEL BIRD.
Read by Glenda Linscott. Producer RICHARD BUCKHAM


Read By: Glenda Linscott.

: Daily Service

from the Chapel of the Dominican Convent, Fortwilliam, Belfast. Conducted by Fr Peter Forde with the DOMINICAN COLLEGE CHOIR directed by KAREN MCKIBBEN. Majesty (Hayford) Benedictus (Byrd) Ecclesiasticus 42, w 15-26; A Blessing (Shaw).
BBC Northern Ireland


Conducted By: Fr Peter Forde
Directed By: Karen McKibben.

: For Schools

This week's programmes will be repeated next week for those on half-term holiday.
11.00 Jesus: A Contact special 5: The Kingdom (RV) by Arthur Scholey with Paul Coply as Jesus. Presenter Rosemary Hartill Stereo (R)
11.20 Let's Move! 5: Baking Day by Kate Harrison. Presenter Howard Ward. Stereo
11.40 The Music Box Written and presented by Sandra Kerr with David Moses. Stereo
11.50 See for Yourself Buildings and Bridges by Barbara Metcalf. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Arthur Scholey
Unknown: Paul Coply
Presenter: Rosemary Hartill
Unknown: Kate Harrison.
Presenter: Howard Ward.
Presented By: Sandra Kerr
Unknown: David Moses.
Unknown: Barbara Metcalf.

: Down Your Way

(Details as yesterday 5.00pm LW)

: Poetry Please!

with Simon Rae.
Readers CAROLINE RYDER and GEOFFREY BEEVERS. Guest Carol Ann Duffy. Producer SUSAN ROBERTS BBC Bristol


Readers: Simon Rae.
Readers: Geoffrey Beevers.
Unknown: Carol Ann Duffy.
Producer: Susan Roberts

: You and Yours

Environment Special If concern for the environment is increasing, why do the British leave so much litter around?
Presenter John Howard. Producer KEITH JONES


Presenter: John Howard.
Producer: Keith Jones

: Round Britain Quiz

Newcomers Colin Bell and Joyce McMillan take on residents
Eric Korn and Irene Thomas. With Gordon Clough and Louis Allen in the chair. Researchers AUDREY ROBINS and BERNICE COUPE
Producer PAUL z. JACKSON


Unknown: Joyce McMillan
Unknown: Eric Korn
Unknown: Irene Thomas.
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Louis Allen
Unknown: Audrey Robins
Unknown: Bernice Coupe
Producer: Paul Z. Jackson

: The World at One

with James Naughtie


Unknown: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

All in the Family with Sheelagh Gilbey and Philip Hawthorn. This week's stories by DENIS BOND. Today: The Teddy Brothers. Producer DAVID IAN NEVILLE Stereo


Unknown: Sheelagh Gilbey
Unknown: Philip Hawthorn.
Stories By: Denis Bond.
Producer: David Ian Neville

: Woman's Hour

Presenter Jenni Murray. Mary Beth Whitehead talks of her fight to keep the baby she bore for another woman. Serial:
The Sleeping Beauty (9) Serial producer PATMCLOUGHLIN


Presenter: Jenni Murray.
Talks: Mary Beth Whitehead

: For Schools

2.05 Playtime: Building a House Presenters Sandra Kerr and Fraser Wilson. Stereo (R)
2.20 Active Science Made to Protect with Carol Vorderman and Fred Harris.
2.40 Whirligig Unit 1: Animal Corner Rabbits and Guinea Pigs with Terry Nutkins. Stereo


Presenters: Sandra Kerr
Presenters: Fraser Wilson.
Unknown: Carol Vorderman
Unknown: Fred Harris.
Unknown: Terry Nutkins.

: Man Appeal

The umbilical jealousy between mother and daughter reaches tragicomic proportions....


Unknown: James Douglas.
Directed By: Eoin O'Callaghan
Stella: Stella McCusker
Fiona: Jill Doyle
Bill Bates: T P McKenna
Womble: Harry Towb
Tom Maddox: Noel Magee

: The Radio Gallery

Three self-portraits 2: Marghanita Laski Producer julian HALES (R)


Unknown: Marghanita Laski
Producer: Julian Hales

: Kaleidoscope

Test Tubes and Typewriters
Paul Allen examines how scientific enquiries are reflected in the work of the artist.


Unknown: Paul Allen

: PM

Are you working to improve your local environment? Why not enter the TimesjPM Environment Award, launched this evening by Valerie Singleton ? With Hugh Sykes Editor KEVIN MARSH


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Hugh Sykes
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: I'm Sorry, I Haven't a Clue

Stereo (R) (Details Sat 12.25pm)

: News

: The Archers

: The Food Programme

with Derek Cooper


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The Monday Play

Plots by ROBERT FORREST. Withand
Why is Peter Halliday hounded by social workers and policemen?


Unknown: Robert Forrest.
Unknown: Peter Halliday
Directed By: Patrick Rayner
Peter: Callum Mill
Sarah: Eileen McCallum
Tifter: Russell Hunter
Simon: Stuart McQuarrie
Langley: Iain Agnew
Miss Malcolm: Tamara Kennedy
First PC: Andrew Barr
Second PC: Kenneth Bryans

: Fine Arts Brass

The chamber ensemble displays its lighter side. Producer RICHARD EDlS Stereo (R)

: Kaleidoscope

A Year in Hiding
This week marks the anniversary of the writer Salman Rushdie 's enforced withdrawal from public life.
Paul Allen discusses the implications of his exile. Editor RICHARD BANNERMAN


Unknown: Salman Rushdie
Unknown: Paul Allen
Editor: Richard Bannerman

: The World Tonight

Presenter David Sells
Editor MARGARET BUDY. Stereo


Editor: Margaret Budy.

: A Book at Bedtime

Love Lessons (6)

: The Burkiss Way

A six-part retrospective of the Master's works. Jo Kendall , Nigel Rees , Chris Emmett and Fred Harris star as the smash comedy from the 70s (and a bit of the 80s). Written by ANDREW MARSHALL and DAVID RENWICK
Producer DAVID HATCH Stereo (R)


Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Chris Emmett
Unknown: Fred Harris
Written By: Andrew Marshall
Written By: David Renwick

: Open University

11.30 Open Forum: OU news
11.50 Poetry: One Romanticism or Many?

: News

until 12.10

: Night School

Geology: Sedimentary Producer Geoffrey Sherlock (R)
12.30 Theory Written and narrated by Hugh Saxby (RV)
12.50 Economic Written and narrated by Anna Grayson (RV)


Producer: Geoffrey Sherlock
Unknown: Hugh Saxby
Unknown: Anna Grayson

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.

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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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