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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

with Jennie Bond and John Humphrys.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev Dr Donald English


Unknown: Jennie Bond
Unknown: John Humphrys.

: Looking for a Bluebird

5: The Cosmopolite

: News

: Desert Island Discs


: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley
Producer Catherine Mahoney


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Producer: Catherine Mahoney

: Special Assignment

with BBC correspondents at home and abroad. Producers Howard Rogers and Carole Lacey


Producers: Howard Rogers
Producers: Carole Lacey

: Morning Story

Prisoner in the Mirror Reader Terry Molloy.
Written by Philip Oakes. Producer Anne-Marie Cole


Reader: Terry Molloy.
Written By: Philip Oakes.
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: Daily Service

Firmly I Believe and Truly (Halton Holgate , BBC HB 168); Hebrews 4 vv 9-16; Psalm 84;
Lead Us, Heavenly Father, Lead Us (Mannheim, BBC HB 307). Stereo


Unknown: Halton Holgate

: Back to Africa

A six-part journey through seven West African states.
5: A Tale of Two Cities
Ferdinand Dennis returns to Nigeria after an absence of five years and talks to some of the country's most prominent writers including Wole Soyinka , Cyprian Ekwensi , and Chinweizu about their own role as social critics and the military regime's plans for democracy.
Producer Noah Richler. Stereo


Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis
Unknown: Wole Soyinka
Unknown: Cyprian Ekwensi
Producer: Noah Richler.

: Enquire Within

Dilly Barlow attempts to answer your questions. Producer Viv Black
0 WRITE to: Enquire Within,
BBCBroadcastingHouse,London W1A 1AA, or phone: [number removed]


Unknown: Dilly Barlow
Producer: Viv Black

: You and Yours

Call to Account
The Managing Director of British Telecom,
Michael Bett , answers listeners' complaints and queries about BTs service. Presenter John Howard.


Unknown: Michael Bett
Presenter: John Howard.

: The Gardening Quiz

Question: Kelvedon Wonder is a variety of what?
Check your gardening knowledge against teams led by Irene Thomas and Norman Painting.
This week's guests: Moyra Bremner ,
Nigel Forde , Peter West and Monica Dickens. Questionmaster
Dr Stefan Buczacki.
Producer Ian Strachan. Stereo (Answer: First early pea)


Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Norman Painting.
Unknown: Moyra Bremner
Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Peter West
Unknown: Monica Dickens.
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki.
Producer: Ian Strachan.

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Master Bun the Baker's Boy. Stereo (R)

: Woman's Hour

from Bristol. Presenter Jenni Mills. Serial:
Henrietta Who ? (7)


Presenter: Jenni Mills.
Unknown: Henrietta Who

: Classic Serial

The House of Mirth
Edith Wharton 's black comedy of manners adapted in five parts by Eileen Cullen.
2: Lily knows that she must not delay achieving a successful marriage for much longer.
Narrator June Barrie .
Director Brian Miller. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Edith Wharton
Unknown: Eileen Cullen.
Narrator: June Barrie
Director: Brian Miller.
Lily Bart: Carole Mowlam
Lawrence Selden: Keith Alexander
Judy: Roberta Hamond
Mrs Bertha Dorset: Anne-Marie Davies
George Dorset: Paul Maxwell
Jack Stepney: Stuart Milligan
Carry Fisher: Zhivila Roche
Gwen: Jean Baird
Gus Trenor: John Church
Gerty: Celia Bannerman
Simon Rosedale: Alexander John
Mrs Van Osburgh: Tucker McGuire
Mrs Haffen: Thomasine Heiner
Mrs Peniston: Margot Lawrence
Grace Stepney: Kate Lock

: News

: Pictures from the Past

Six oral history montages. 3: Hot Metal
Memories of producing newspapers in the days before computerisation. Producer David Arscott. Stereo


Producer: David Arscott.

: Kaleidoscope


: PM

with Frances Coverdale and Bill Frost


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Bill Frost

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Out of Order

: News

: The Archers

Written by Mary Cutler.


Written By: Mary Cutler.
Peggy: June Spencer
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Phil: Norman Painting
Jack: Arnold Peters
Nelson: Jack May
Sid: Alan Devereux
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Lucy: Tracy-Jane White
Sharon: Celia Nelson
Jean Paul: Yves Aubert
Caroline: Sara Coward
D Barry: David Vann
Lynda: Carole Boyd
John: Sam Barriscale
Cameron: Delaval Astley
Jason: Brian Miller

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard Producer Mark Savage. Stereo

: The Radio 4 Generation

Six programmes in which young people give their opinions on a variety of issues about life today. Presenter Simon Bates.
3: Do young people see the elderly as a resource or a drain on society? Producer Chris Burns


Presenter: Simon Bates.
Producer: Chris Burns

: Stop Press

with Geoffrey Goodman Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: Geoffrey Goodman
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Kaleidoscope

At the Edinburgh
Festival, with Paul Allen. Behind every door there's a fringe group waiting to entertain you; at the National Gallery on Princes Street hang masterpieces by Cezanne; and in the main theatres are visiting companies from India, Japan and Russia.
Producer Julian May. Stereo


Unknown: Paul Allen.

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The World Tonight

with David Sells. Stereo


Unknown: David Sells.

: A Book at Bedtime

Amongst Women 10: Moran dies
(final episode)

: Meanwhile in Glasgow ...

The second of two programmes exploring
Europe's City of Culture 1990 comes from the Salon Cinema. Featuring the new wave of young comedians
Fred MacAulay , Gordon Robertson ,
Bruce Morton ; old-time clubber Andy Cameron ; monotoguist Liz Lochhead ; and comedian Arnold Brown. Producer Armando lannucci. Stereo


Unknown: Fred MacAulay
Unknown: Gordon Robertson
Unknown: Bruce Morton
Unknown: Andy Cameron
Unknown: Liz Lochhead
Unknown: Arnold Brown.
Producer: Armando Lannucci.

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton


Unknown: Heather Payton

: Archographies

David Blunkett goes into the archives and reflects on experiences of blindness.
Producer Fiona Couper (R)


Unknown: David Blunkett
Producer: Fiona Couper

: 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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