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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev
Pryderi Llwyd Jones


Unknown: Pryderi Llwyd Jones

: Today

with Sue MacGregor and John Humphrys.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day: Rt Rev Richard Harries
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Richard Harries

: News

: Desert Island Discs


: Feedback

Chris Dunkley of The
Financial Times airs your letters and comments on BBC programmes and policy.
Producer Catherine Mahoney
0 WRITE to: Feedback, BBC, London WIA 1AA


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Producer: Catherine Mahoney
Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: Special Assignment

BBC correspondents at home and abroad report on one of the main
British or foreign topics in this week's news. Producers Howard Rogers and Carole Lacey


Producers: Howard Rogers
Producers: Carole Lacey

: Morning Story

The Voice
Reader Richard Mitchley. Written by V S Pritchett. Producer Anne-Marie Cole


Reader: Richard Mitchley.
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: Daily Service

Morning Has Broken
(Bunessan); Benedictus (A Wilson); 11 Peter 3, vv 3-13; There's a Light upon the Mountains, stereo

: Enquire Within

From the apparently. obvious to the downright obscure, Dilly Barlow attempts to answer your questions with advice from experts and help from the BBC Reference Library. Producer Viv Black
0 WRITE to: Enquire Within, BBC Broadcasting House, London
WIA 1AA, or phone: [number removed]


Unknown: Dilly Barlow
Producer: Viv Black

: You and Yours

Presented by John Waite


Presented By: John Waite

: The Gardening Quiz

Question: What is a mottled umber?
A chance to check your gardening knowledge against two teams led by Irene Thomas and Norman Painting.
This week's guests: Leslie Crowther ,
Lynne Reid Banks , Pam Ayres and Peter Tinniswood.
Dr Stefan Buczacki.
Producer Ian Strachan. Stereo (Answer: A moth that attacks fruit trees)


Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Norman Painting.
Unknown: Leslie Crowther
Unknown: Lynne Reid Banks
Unknown: Pam Ayres
Unknown: Peter Tinniswood.
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki.
Producer: Ian Strachan.

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke


Presented By: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Peter Pan. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Peter Pan.

: Woman's Hour

from Newcastle, introduced by Sylvia Horn.
Serial: A Particular Place (the final part)


Introduced By: Sylvia Horn.

: Classic Serial

The Napoleon of Notting Hill Written in 1904, G K Chesterton's vision of London 80 years on is still full of horse buses and hansom cabs. But democracy is dead, and the King is chosen by rote from among government officials.
The Charter of the Cities: the first of two parts.
Dramatised by Peter Buckman Director Richard Imison Stereo (R)


Dramatised By: Peter Buckman
Director: Richard Imison
G K Chesterton: Roger Hammond
Auberon Quin: David Collings
Wilfred Lambert: Kim Wall
James Barker: Stephen Hattersley
President del Fuego: Manning Wilson
Mr Wilson: Stuart Organ
Adam Wayne as a boy: Alexander Goodman
Adam Wayne: Paul McGann
Mr Buck: Aubrey Woods
Mr Mead: Paul Gregory
Mr Bowles: Brian Hewlett
Mr Turnbull: Gordon Reid

: News

: To Keep the Memory Green

The Lewis Carroll Society: in the last of his series on literary societies,
Humphrey Carpenter talks to members of a society devoted to the creator of the Alice children's books. Producer Nick Utechin
0 WODDIS: page 8


Unknown: Lewis Carroll
Talks: Humphrey Carpenter
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Kaleidoscope


: PM

with Frances Coverdale and Robert Williams


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Robert Williams

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Going Places

Peter Hobday looks at what's happening in the world of transport - on land, sea and in the air. Producer Jill Thomas


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

Written by Christine Ingram.


Written By: Christine Ingram.
Peggy: June Spencer
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Tom: Bob Arnold
Jack: Arnold Peters
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Caroline: Sara Coward
D S Barry: David Vann
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Cameron: Delaval Astley

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Liz Kershaw Producer Simon Elmes. Stereo


Presented By: Liz Kershaw
Producer: Simon Elmes.

: Any Questions?

from Radio Goes to
Town in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear.
This week's panel:
Rt Hon Kenneth Baker , MP, chairman of the Conservative Party; Bea Campbell , journalist and author; Robin Cook , MP, opposition spokesman on health and social services; Barbara Amiel , journalist. In the chair,
James Naughtie.
Producer Anna Carragher


Unknown: Kenneth Baker
Unknown: Bea Campbell
Unknown: Robin Cook
Unknown: Barbara Amiel
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Law in Action

Last programme in the series with Marcel Berlins. Producer Gareth Butler


Unknown: Marcel Berlins.
Producer: Gareth Butler

: Kaleidoscope

Knowing the Score Behind a conductor's performance may lie years of studying anything from a smudged addition to the composer's score to, in one instance, the voodoo ceremonies of Cuba.
Michael Berkeley talks to such musical detectives as Sir Charles Mackerras , Andrew Davis and Graham Jenkins.
Producer Nicki Paxman. Stereo


Talks: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Sir Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Graham Jenkins.
Producer: Nicki Paxman.

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Stereo


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Little Blighty on the Down

Comedy with Jo Kendall , Michael Troughton , John Baddeley , Daniel Strauss , Jonathan Kydd and Bernadine Corrigan.
Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo


Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Michael Troughton
Unknown: John Baddeley
Unknown: Daniel Strauss
Unknown: Jonathan Kydd
Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan.
Producer: Lissa Evans.

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton Stereo


Unknown: Heather Payton

: Ivor Cutler Has 15

... minutes in the archives! Discover what he does with them in the first of three programmes.... Producer Simon Elmes


Producer: Simon Elmes

: 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.

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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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