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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Archdeacon George Austin


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.

: Random Shots

Part 2

: News

: Punters

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


Unknown: Susan Marling.
Editor: Jenny Walmsley

: Life with Lederer

The second of five programmes in which Helen Lederer reveals her recipes for coping with life. Today she moves house....
With Malcolm Raeburn Nigel Carrington Barbara Dryhurst and Sandra Maitland.
Producer Paul Z Jackson. Stereo


Unknown: Helen Lederer
Unknown: Malcolm Raeburn
Unknown: Nigel Carrington
Unknown: Barbara Dryhurst
Unknown: Sandra Maitland.
Producer: Paul Z Jackson.

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm go to the seaside to investigate the chiton, an inconspicuous mollusc that lurks under stones on the shore. Producer John Ruthven


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

: An Act of Worship


: Citizens

Stereo (Omnibus edition on Saturday at 6.25pm)

: Conversation Piece

In the last programme of the present series,
Sue MacGregor talks to the theatre director
Deborah Warner. Producer Gillian Hush


Talks: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Deborah Warner.
Producer: Gillian Hush

: First Person

Jay Andrews tells the story of a woman from the 1920s through some letters she discovered in her house.


Unknown: Jay Andrews

: You and Yours

Presented by John Waite


Presented By: John Waite

: Looking Forward to the Past

Seven programmes in which Robert Booth takes a light-hearted view of history, with this week's guests:
Margaret Rule of the Mary Rose Trust, Auberon Waugh , historical novelist George McDonald Fraser and Robert Rhodes James , MP. Producer Harry Thompson Stereo
0 WODDIS: page


Unknown: Margaret Rule
Unknown: Auberon Waugh
Unknown: George McDonald Fraser
Unknown: Robert Rhodes James
Producer: Harry Thompson

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke


Presented By: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Sarah Finds a Name Stereo (R)

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray. Short story:
Come the Deep Water 2: The Star of the Sea


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Madame

Set in a Paris apartment building, the tale of two embittered women, jealousy, the Mafia - and a black widow spider. Written by Elizabeth Wainwright.
Director Marilyn Imrie. Stereo


Written By: Elizabeth Wainwright.
Director: Marilyn Imrie.
Mile Rozier: Carole Boyd
Mme Bernay: Mary Wimbush
Chantal: Elaine Claxton
Mary-Louise: Elizabeth Kelly
M Marguier: David King
M Varescon: Danny Schiller
M Durand: Christopher Good
Italian delivery boy: Ben Onwukwe

: News

: A Good Read

Edward Blishen invites
Andrea Newman and Tom Crabtree to talk about four paperbacks. Producer Viv Beeby. Stereo


Unknown: Edward Blishen
Unknown: Andrea Newman
Unknown: Tom Crabtree
Producer: Viv Beeby.

: Kaleidoscope


: PM

with Frances Coverdale and Niall Dickson


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Niall Dickson

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: My Music

A musical panel game. John Amis and Frank Muir challenge Ian Wallace and Denis Norden.
In the chair Steve Race. Producer Richard Edis Stereo (R)


Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden.
Unknown: Steve Race.
Producer: Richard Edis

: News

: The Archers

: Radio Lives

The last programme in the series on great radio figures.
Nothing Is Wasted
A P Herbert - writer, politician, lyricist - loathed hypocrisy and pursued a variety of common-sense causes.
Charles Kennedy explores his life and times. Producer Fiona Couper


Unknown: Charles Kennedy
Producer: Fiona Couper

: Back to Africa

The last part of a journey through West Africa. Continental Drift
Ferdinand Dennis arrives in Ghana, the first
African nation to win its independence from Britain and the historic home of pan-Africanism. Producer Noah Richler. Stereo


Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis
Producer: Noah Richler.

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presenter Kati Whitaker.
For disabled listeners. Producer Marlene Pease
0 WRITE to:
Does He Take Sugar?
Room 7074, Broadcasting House, BBC, London WIA 1AA


Presenter: Kati Whitaker.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

with Nigel Andrews.
Penelope Fitzgerald 's new novel is The Gate of Angels; Lindsay Russell investigates the art of the film extra or 'crowd artiste'; and the Edinburgh Film Festival. Producer Richard Bannerman Stereo


Unknown: Nigel Andrews.
Unknown: Penelope Fitzgerald
Unknown: Lindsay Russell
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: The World Tonight

with David Sells. Stereo


Unknown: David Sells.

: A Book at Bedtime

Cloak without Dagger 4: New York and the Kirchner Girl

: The Psychedelic Spy

A thriller in five parts.
4: Orange Juice and Sugar
Instead of murdering Tara, Hindle has made love to her. Jack is dying of cancer and Hindle has no taste for more killing.
Written by Andrew Rissik.
Director Glyn Dearman.


Written By: Andrew Rissik
Director: Glyn Dearman
Billy Hindle: James Aubrey
Tara Lightborn: Joanna Lumley
Jack Lightborn: Charles Gray
Marianne: Lisa Rowe-Beddoe
Alex Lindstrom: Ed Bishop
Duncan Taylor: Fraser Kerr

: Open University

11.45 Organic Chemistry: Feedback on CMA 43
12.05 The New Information Technology

: Fine Arts Brass

One of this country's leading chamber ensembles, Fine Arts Brass, displays the lighter side of its repertoire. Featuring Bryan Allen , Andy Culshaw ,
Stephen Roberts , Simon Hogg and Richard Sandland.
Producer Richard Edis. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Bryan Allen
Unknown: Andy Culshaw
Unknown: Stephen Roberts
Unknown: Simon Hogg
Unknown: Richard Sandland.
Producer: Richard Edis.

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.

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