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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Farming, food and countryside news

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev
Donald English
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: Sue MacGregor.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

The castaway this week is Lord Annan, who talks to Sue Lawley about his long and varied career as well as selecting his eight records.

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley of The Financial Times airs your letters and comments on BBC programmes and policy. Producer John Watkins
0 WRITE to:
Feedback, BBC, Broadcasting House, London WI 1AA


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Producer: John Watkins

: Special Assignment

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


Producers: Carole Lacey
Producers: Howard Rogers

: Morning Story

The Slumber King by Kevin Crossley-Holland . Read by Andy Hockley. Owen's walking-stick unlocks the door to a journey beneath the mountains ... and an astounding discovery. Producer Nigel Bryant


Unknown: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Read By: Andy Hockley.
Producer: Nigel Bryant

: Daily Service

Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise (St Denio, BBCHB10);
Reading: Romans 8, vv 31-39; Be Still My Soul (Finlandia); I Cannot Tell Why He Whom Angels Worship
(Londonderry Air).
With the BBC Singers directed by Leslie Olive. Stereo


Directed By: Leslie Olive.

: Manna to Microwave

Six programmes in which Madhur Jaffrey examines how the food and cookery of different cultures and civilisations have developed over 6,000 years.
5: Food and Industry Eating and shopping have changed considerably over two centuries, but even more remarkably over the last two decades, Improved transport and supply are mainly responsible for how well most people are eating today.
Producer Jenny Lo. Stereo


Unknown: Madhur Jaffrey
Producer: Jenny Lo.

: Seven about Seven

In the sixth of seven programmes Libby Purves follows the mystics' trail to discover the true meaning of being in seventh heaven.
Producer Christine Morgan


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Christine Morgan

: You and Yours

Presented by Margaret Collins


Presented By: Margaret Collins

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper
Producers Sheila Dillon and Marie Helly


Presented By: Derek Cooper
Producers: Sheila Dillon
Producers: Marie Helly

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke


Presented By: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from Bristol.
Introduced by Jenni Mills.
Serial: Of Such
Small Differences (9)


Introduced By: Jenni Mills.

: News

: Tea Junction

Patrick Hannan and his guests reflect on the week's events. Producer Richard Thomas


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Producer: Richard Thomas

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen looks at pictures from the remote country of Uzbekistan in the USSR; reviews the new play by David Edgar at the National Theatre, which is set in the banqueting hall of an East European palace in late 1989; and listens to the poetry and music of Jean Binta Breeze. Producer Tessa Watt Stereo


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Play By: David Edgar
Unknown: Jean Binta Breeze.
Producer: Tessa Watt

: PM

Presented by Wendy Austin and Niall Dickson


Presented By: Wendy Austin
Presented By: Niall Dickson

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Going Places

Jonathan Marcus presents the transport magazine programme.
This week: the changing face of travel within Europe and what lessons there are for public transport in the USA. Producer Jill Thomas


Unknown: Jonathan Marcus
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

Written by Sam Jacobs


Written By: Sam Jacobs
Peggy: June Spencer
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Graeme Kirk
Shula: Judy Bennett
Mark: Richard Derrington
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
George: Graham Roberts
Jack: Arnold Peters
Nelson: Jack May
Martha: Mollie Harris
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Sharon: Celia Nelson
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Lillian: Elizabeth Marlowe

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Tom Robinson
Producer Noah Richler


Presented By: Tom Robinson
Producer: Noah Richler

: Any Questions?

This week's panel: Rt Hon
Malcolm Rifkind , QC, MP, Secretary of State for Scotland;
Tom Sawyer , Deputy General Secretary of NUPE and member of the Labour Party National Executive Committee; Paul Wilkinson ,
Professor of International
Relations, University of St Andrews; Marjorie Thomson , Vice
Chairperson of CND.
From South Queensferry, Scotland. Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Anna Carragher


Unknown: Malcolm Rifkind
Unknown: Tom Sawyer
Unknown: Paul Wilkinson
Unknown: Marjorie Thomson
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins takes a weekly look at developments in the law and how they affect people's lives.
Producer Gareth Butler


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Gareth Butler

: Kaleidoscope

Jeanne Moreau , the distinguished French actress, whose career spans over 40 years from The Lovers in 1959 to this year's Nikita, gives a rare interview to Don Allen.
Her best-known roles include Jules et Jim for
Francois Truffaut , and her Wild West sortie with Brigitte Bardot in Viva
Maria. But she is also a talented director, and last year returned to the French stage to great acclaim.
Producer Richard Bannerman Stereo


Unknown: Jeanne Moreau
Unknown: Don Allen.
Unknown: Francois Truffaut
Unknown: Brigitte Bardot
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw Stereo


Presented By: Richard Kershaw

: A Book at Bedtime

Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead by Barbara Comyns. Part 5.

: Week Ending

with Bill Wallis ,
David Tate , Sally Grace and Ian Ashpitel
Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Ian Ashpitel
Producer: Sarah Smith.

: The Financial Week

Presented by Heather Payton Stereo


Presented By: Heather Payton

: 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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