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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev John Davies


Unknown: John Davies

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev
Bernard Thorogood
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Bernard Thorogood

: News

: Punters

Listeners report on a variety of issues with the help of Susan Marling. Editor Jenny Walmstey
0 WRITE to: Punters,
BBC Radio 4. Bristol BS8 2LR
0 PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Susan Marling.
Editor: Jenny Walmstey

: Uncle Mort's South Country

Five ventures into the unknown by Peter Tinniswood.
2: Three Star Comfort -
Having agreed to the trip south with his nephew in the blood-red Beetle, an awful reality looms before Mort: they are going to have to spend the night in this alien territory....
Narrator Christian Rodska
Producer Pete Atkin


Unknown: Peter Tinniswood.
Producer: Pete Atkin
: Uncle Mort
: Stephen Thorne
Carter Brandon: Sam Kelly
Receptionnist/Liz: Liz Goulding

: The Natural History Programme

Find out how to say
'hello' in sperm whale and why some cacti expand and contract like bellows. Presenters
Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm.
Producer John Ruthven


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Jessica Holm.
Producer: John Ruthven

: An Act of Worship

Reflecting the concerns of the day. Stereo

: Citizens

Stereo (Omnibus edition on Saturday at 6.25pm)

: Conversation Piece

In the first of six programmes,
Sue MacGregor meets the historical novelist
Philippa Gregory to talk about her life and work. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Philippa Gregory
Producer: Gillian Hush

: First Person

Tony Johnson tells of the trials and joys of being a house husband.


Unknown: Tony Johnson

: You and Yours

Presenter John Howard


Presenter: John Howard

: Growing Pains

: The World at One

with James Naughtie


Unknown: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: FMonly Listening Corner

King Jolly and the Ice-cream. stereo (R)

: Woman's Hour

Back to work? Not on your life! Women who have opted for full-time motherhood describe their lives.
Sue Margolis reports. Presenter Jenni Murray. Serial:
A Particular Place (6)


Presenter: Jenni Murray.

: You Can't Put It Back

When people in a small community decide to fight industry in the interests of ecology the quality of life may be preserved, but other things are threatened. Written by Chris Thompson.
Director Tony Cliff. Stereo


Written By: Chris Thompson.
Director: Tony Cliff.
Angie: Victoria Finney
Gary: Colin Kerrigan
Viv: Jane Collins
Don: Christian Rodska
Tom: Gerry Kersey
Betty: Rita May
Albert: Geoffrey Matthews
Mr Johnson: Robert Whelan

: News

: A Good Read

Edward Blishen invites
Jonathon Porritt and Helena Kennedy to talk about four paperbacks they consider to be A Good Read.
Their books include
Russell Hoban 's Turtle
Diary and The Crack: A Belfast Year by Sally Belfrage.
Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo


Unknown: Edward Blishen
Unknown: Jonathon Porritt
Unknown: Helena Kennedy
Unknown: Russell Hoban
Unknown: Sally Belfrage.
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: Kaleidoscope


: PM

Including financial news and letters
0WRITE to: PM Letters, BBC, London, WIA 1AA

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Arnold Brown and Company


: News

: The Archers

: Radio Lives

Six portraits of great radio figures presented by June Knox-Mawer.
1: It Depends What You Mean By ...
The erratic career of 'Professor' C E M Joad of Brains Trust fame for whom fare-dodging proved to be a fatal temptation.
Producer Julian Hale. Stereo


Producer: Julian Hale.

: Back to Africa

Ferdinand Dennis 's six-part journey through seven
West African states.
1: The Promise
That Failed
Liberia, founded as a nation for freed slaves, is the first stop.
Immediately confronted by the troubled Doe regime,
Ferdinand Dennis explores the legacy of the American settlers and the consequent divisions in Liberian society.
Producer Noah Richler. Stereo


Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis
Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis
Producer: Noah Richler.

: Does He Take Sugar?

A topical magazine covering the political issues and happenings from around the country that concern people with disabilities.
Presenter Kati Whitaker Producer Marlene Pease
0PHONE: [number removed](10.00am-5.00pm)
● WRITE to:
Does He Take Sugar?
Room 7074, Broadcasting House, London WI 1AA


Presenter: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

Michael Berkeley finds himself in the midst of a gamelan orchestra, and Judy Meewezen reports from Barrow-in-Furness on an ambitious community project of plays, music, carnival and pageants.
Producer Belinda Sample


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Judy Meewezen

: The Financial World Tonight

Roger White Stereo

: The World Tonight

Alexander MacLeod Stereo


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: A Book at Bedtime

The View from the Ground
7: When Franco Died -
1976, Spain.

: Whose Body?

A five-part series with Ian Carmichael as Dorothy L Sayers 's aristocratic sleuth.
4: Shellshock
Producer Simon Brett (R)


Unknown: Ian Carmichael
Unknown: Dorothy L Sayers
Producer: Simon Brett
Lord Peter Wimsey: Ian Carmichael
Bunter: Peter Jones
Inspector Parker: Gabriel Woolf
Dowager Duchess of Denver: Patricia Routiedge
Sir Julian Freke: Bernard Archard
Cummings: Peter Tuddenham

: Open University

11.30 Education: The Plebs' League

: 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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