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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Sylvia Sands , stereo


Unknown: Sylvia Sands

: Today

with Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev Dr Donald English


Unknown: Sue MacGregor.

: Random Shots

Part 3

: News

: Desert Island Discs


: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley
Producer Catherine Mahoney


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Producer: Catherine Mahoney

: Special Assignment

Producers Howard Rogers and Carole Lacey


Producers: Howard Rogers
Producers: Carole Lacey

: Morning Story

Mrs Lamond Thinks Again
Reader Elaine C Smith.
Written by Wilma Coghill.
Producer Louise Dalziel


Unknown: Mrs Lamond
Reader: Elaine C Smith.
Written By: Wilma Coghill.
Producer: Louise Dalziel

: Daily Service

Awake My Soul, and with the Sun (Morning Hymn, BBC HB 403); The Song of Christ's
Glory (A Wilson); Send Me Out from Here, Lord (J Pantry, arr A Wilson) Stereo

: Back to Africa

: Enquire Within

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


Unknown: Dilly Barlow
Producer: Viv Black

: You and Yours

Call to Account
Roger Dawe , Director General of the Government's Training Agency, answers listeners' complaints and queries. Presented by John Howard.
Producer Paul Kobrak


Unknown: Roger Dawe
Presented By: John Howard.
Producer: Paul Kobrak

: The Gardening Quiz

A chance to check your gardening knowledge against two teams led by Irene Thomas and Norman Painting. This week's guests are Leslie Crowther , Lynne Reid Banks , Pam Ayres and Peter Tinniswood.
Dr Stefan Buczacki. Producer Ian Strachan


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

Sarah and the Tooth Stereo (R)

: Woman's Hour

from Manchester.
Presented by Helen Boaden.
Short story:
Come the Deep Water 3: The Grey Lady


Presented By: Helen Boaden.

: Classic Serial

The House of Mirth Edith Wharton 's black comedy of manners, adapted in five parts. 3: Lily never imagined that allowing Gus Trenor to speculate profitably with her dwindling finances would have created a breach with his wife and her closest friend Judy. Lily is in danger of becoming increasingly isolated from the society she depends on. Narrator June Barrie
Adapted by Eileen Cullen Director Brian Miller Stereo (R)


Unknown: Edith Wharton
Unknown: Gus Trenor
Adapted By: Eileen Cullen
Director: Brian Miller
Lily Bart: Carole Mowlam
Lawrence Selden: Keith Alexander
Mrs Peniston: Margot Lawrence
Gerty Farish: Celia Bannerman
Van Allstyne: Barry Dennen
Gus Trenor: John Church
Carry Fisher: Zhivila Roche
Jack Stepney: Stuart Milligan
Gwen Van Osburgh: Jean Baird
Simon Rosedale: Alexander John
Mrs Wellington Bry: Pat Field
Mr Wellington Bry: Graham Faulkner
Ned Silverton: Graham Faulkner
Lord Hubert: Anthony Hyde
Mrs Bertha Dorset: Anne-Marie Cole
George Dorset: Paul Maxwell

: News

: Pictures from the Past

Six oral history montages.
4: Grand Hotels
A glimpse into the golden age between the wars when orchestras played every night in lavishly decorated dining rooms and you could even ask a page to walk your dog. Stories of eccentric millionaires, dirty weekenders and private detectives.
Producer Peter Hoare. Stereo


Producer: Peter Hoare.

: Kaleidoscope


: PM

Presented by Frances Coverdale and Niall Dickson


Presented By: Frances Coverdale
Presented By: Niall Dickson

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Out of Order

: News

: The Archers

Written by Simon Frith.


Written By: Simon Frith.
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Graeme Kirk
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Jack: Arnold Peters
Nelson: Jack May
Sid: Alan Devereux
Kathy: Hedii Niklaus
Lucy: Tracy-Jane White
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Caroline: Sara Coward
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Bert: Roger Hume
Robert: Graham Blockey
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Jerry: Michael Deacon
Cameron: Delaval Astley

: Pick of the Week

Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television over the past seven days.
Producer Noah Richler. Stereo


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Noah Richler.

: The Radio 4 Generation

Six programmes presented by Simon Bates in which young people give their opinions on a variety of issues about life today.
4: Are people prepared to give up their cars to help save the environment?
Producer Chris Burns


Presented By: Simon Bates
Producer: Chris Burns

: Stop Press

Robin Lustig presents a personal look at the week's press and the newspaper business.
Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: Robin Lustig
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Kaleidoscope

at the Edinburgh Festival. Paul Allen meets audiences and artists at
Edinburgh's lively
Traverse Theatre to size up the main festival and the Perrier Awards on the fringe.
Producer Tim Dee Stereo


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Tim Dee

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Edinburgh Festival at 70 24 August 2017

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The World Tonight

Presented by David Sells. Stereo


Presented By: David Sells.

: A Book at Bedtime

Cloak without Dagger 5: Hollywood Encounters

: Gorby: The Man and His Music

A satirical account of Mikhail Gorbachev 's life and career in words and music.
Featuring Bill Wallis , Sally Grace , Royce Mills and Daniel Strauss , with processional marches played by Colin Sell.
Producer Diane Messias. Stereo


Unknown: Mikhail Gorbachev
Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Royce Mills
Unknown: Daniel Strauss
Played By: Colin Sell.
Producer: Diane Messias.

: The Financial Week

Presented by Heather Payton


Presented By: Heather Payton

: Archographies

Jimmy Boyle goes into the archives to explore images of criminality and search for enlightenment. Producer Fiona Couper (R)


Unknown: Jimmy Boyle
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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