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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

with John Humphrys and Peter Hobday
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with The Rev Richard Harries
Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Richard Harries

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Stereo (Details Sun 12.15pm)

: Telling Lies

'There is nothing so pathetic as a forgetful liar....' F M KNOWLES Last of four programmes about deceit.
Producer Fran Acheson


Producer: Fran Acheson

: Special Assignment

with correspondents at home and abroad.
Producers Adam Raphael and Howard Rogers


Producers: Adam Raphael
Producers: Howard Rogers

: Morning Story

Interesting Things by Kingsley Amis.
Reader Carole Boyd. Producer Anne-Marie Cole BBC Pebble Mill


Reader: Carole Boyd.
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: Daily Service

Praise, my soul, the King of heaven (Praise my soul, BBC HB 15); Psalm 22, w 1-8, 11-15,
22-24, 29b-31; Safe in the shadow; Abide with me (Eventide, BBC HB 298) Director of Music
Noel Tredinnick. Stereo


Music: Noel Tredinnick.

: For Schools

11.00 Update Education Presenter Sarah McCrum
11.20 Playtime. Stereo (R) (Details as Monday 2.05pm)
11.35 Music Workshop Pimlico Drudge and the Upside-Down Pyramid of Shal-Labal-La-Ding-Dong (9) with Ian Humphris. Stereo


Presenter: Sarah McCrum
Unknown: Ian Humphris.

: Analysis

(Details as yesterday 8.00pm)

: Enquire Within

From the definition of poetry to the dealings of the Post Office,
Dilly Barlow looks into your queries.
Producer Beaty Rubens


Unknown: Dilly Barlow
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: You and Yours

Presenter John Howard. Including the third in the series on how to complain. This week: Public Utilities


Presenter: John Howard.

: The FoodProgramme

with Derek Cooper Researcher Ros Brown Producers Sheila Dillon and Marie Helly


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Unknown: Researcher Ros Brown
Producers: Sheila Dillon
Producers: Marie Helly

: The World at One

Presenter Nick Clarke


Presenter: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

by Simon Frith.
BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Simon Frith.
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Graeme Kirk
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
George: Graham Roberts
Jack: Arnold Peters
Nelson: Jack May
Sid: Alan Devereux
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Lucy: Tracy-Jane White
Martha: Mollie Harris
Clame: Rosalind Adams
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
DS Barry: David Vann
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Bert: Roger Hume
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Jerry: Michael Deacon
William: Philip Molloy

: Listening Corner

The Man Whose Mother Was a Pirate by Margaret Mahy. Stereo


Unknown: Margaret Mahy.

: Woman's Hour

from Belfast.
With Wendy Austin.
Serial: Count the Days (9)


Unknown: Wendy Austin.

: For Schools

2.05 Let's Join In The Great Clock Competition by Derek Farmer. Stereo
2.25 The Song Tree The Fantastic Fish Tank Fantasy (9) Presenters Hilary James and Simon Mayor with Pyewackett. Stereo
2.40 The Friday Story by Michael Rosen


Unknown: Derek Farmer.
Presenters: Hilary James
Presenters: Simon Mayor
Story By: Michael Rosen

: Classic Serial

The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens concluded by Leon Garfield and dramatised in five parts by David Buck. With Ian Holm.
4: A Performance
John Jasper continues to search for proof that his nephew Edwin has been murdered by Neville Landless ...
Nicholas Kok (piano) Director Gordon House A Radio 4/World Service co-production. Stereo


Unknown: Edwin Drood
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Leon Garfield
Unknown: David Buck.
Unknown: Ian Holm.
Unknown: John Jasper
Piano: Nicholas Kok
John Jasper: Ian Holm
Grewgious: John Gabriel
Rev Crisparkle: Gareth Thomas
Datchery: John Moffatt
Princess Puffer: Mary Wimbush
Sapsea: Timothy Bateson
Durdles: Gordon Gostelow
Rosa Bud: Moir Leslie
Helena: Helena Breck
Neville: Simon Treves
Tartar: Michael Cochrane
Miss Twinkleton: Margaret Courtenay
Deputy: Susan Sheridan
Honeythunder: David King
Ghost of Mrs Sapsea: Madeline Smith
Crisparkle's mother: Hilda Kriseman
Jack Chinaman: Burt Kwouk
Chinese girl: Noriko Aida
Watchman: David Goudge
Mrs Chopper: Jo Kendall
Mrs Tope: Anna Cropper
Bazzard: John Samson

: News

: Wilko's Weekly

It has possibly the cleverest readers in the country, but The Hampstead and Highgate Express also covers some grim areas. Tony Wilkinson reports....
Producer Julian Hale. Stereo


Unknown: Tony Wilkinson
Producer: Julian Hale.

: Kaleidoscope

(Details as yesterday 9.15pm)

: PM

with Frances Coverdale and Robert Williams


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Robert Williams

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Going Places

with Clive Jacobs Producer Jill Thomas


Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard Producer Mark Savage Stereo

: Any Questions?

Margaret Beckett , MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury;
Sarah Hogg , Economics Editor of The Daily Telegraph; Peter Lilley , MP,
Financial Secretary to the Treasury;
Ian Wrigglesworth ,
President of the SLD.
From Derby. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Anna Carragher


Unknown: Margaret Beckett
Unknown: Sarah Hogg
Unknown: Peter Lilley
Unknown: Ian Wrigglesworth
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Stop Press

with Geoffrey Goodman Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: Geoffrey Goodman
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Kaleidoscope

Giselle Dancing
Act One: One evening in June 1841, Giselle came out of her cottage to dance with Albrecht for the first time.
The consequences were a disaster for her, but a triumph for the ballet. Many have followed in her footsteps: tonight's performers assemble ...
Producer Richard Bannerman Stereo (Act Two next Friday)


Producer: Richard Bannerman
Giselle: Lynn Seymour
Albrecht: Stephen Jefferies
Giselle's mother: Gerd Larsen
Hilarion: Ashley Page
Soloists: Fiona Brockway
Soloists: Deborah Bull
Stage manager: Keith Gray
Conductor: Bramwell Tovey
The Book: Peter Jones

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The World Tonight

with David Sells. stereo


Unknown: David Sells.

: A Book at Bedtime

The Colour of Blood by Brian Moore. Last part.


Unknown: Brian Moore.

: Week Ending

with Bill Wallis
David Tate , Sally Grace and Royce Mills
Script Barry Atkins. Peter Baynham. Simon Bullivant.
Mike Coleman. Michael Dines , Robert Linford. Bill Matthews. Ged Parsons. Oleh Stepaniuk. Peter Hickey and others Producer Sioned Wiliam


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Sally Grace
Script: Barry Atkins.
Script: Peter Baynham.
Script: Simon Bullivant.
Unknown: Mike Coleman.
Unknown: Michael Dines
Unknown: Robert Linford.
Unknown: Bill Matthews.
Unknown: Peter Hickey
Producer: Sioned Wiliam

: The Financial Week

with Vincent Duggleby


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby

: News

: Night School

Patterns of Language Beginners' Spanish Programmes 2 and 3. Stereo

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.

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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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