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: News Briefing

: The Farming Week

Producer Tim Finney


Producer: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day

with James Whitbourn


Unknown: James Whitbourn

: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.20 Listeners' Letters
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Fr Oliver McTernan
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament
Editor Philip Harding


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Fr Oliver McTernan
Editor: Philip Harding

: News

: Sport on 4

with Russell Davies Producer Andy Gillies


Unknown: Russell Davies
Producer: Andy Gillies

: Breakaway

This week's programme comes from Hungary, where British travel agents are holding their annual conference in Budapest
. Nigel Coombs finds out what is on the agenda for the industry.
Ken Bruce takes a look at the attractions of Buda, while Cliff Michelmore crosses the river to Pest. Producer Sara Jane Hall
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Unknown: . Nigel Coombs
Unknown: Ken Bruce
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Loose Ends

with Ned Sherrin , live guests and the likes of Robert Elms,
Arthur Smith and Craig Charles. Stereo


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Arthur Smith
Unknown: Craig Charles.

: The Week in Westminster

with Philip Stephens , Political Editor of The Financial Times. Producer Dennis Sewell


Unknown: Philip Stephens
Producer: Dennis Sewell

: Europhile

The return of the magazine programme that provides an insight into the lives of the people who make up the 36 nations.
With Max Easterman. Editor Jolyon Monson


Unknown: Max Easterman.
Editor: Jolyon Monson

: Money Box

with Louise Botting and Vincent Duggleby Producer Frances Macdonald


Unknown: Louise Botting
Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: The News Quiz

Join Barry Took for the last programme in the present series. With Alan Coren and Rory Bremner.
Producer Diane Messias. Stereo


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Rory Bremner.
Producer: Diane Messias.

: News

: Any Questions?

This week's panel: Rt Hon
Malcolm Rifkind , QC, MP; Tom Sawyer ;
Professor Paul Wilkinson ; and Marjorie Thomson. Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby. and at 2.00pm
Any Answers? [number removed]
Your opportunity to call Jonathan Dimbleby with views on the issues raised in Any Questions? Producers Anna Carragher and Chris Burns
0 LINES OPEN from 12.30pm


Unknown: Malcolm Rifkind
Unknown: Tom Sawyer
Unknown: Professor Paul Wilkinson
Unknown: Marjorie Thomson.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producers: Anna Carragher
Producers: Chris Burns

: Saturday Playhouse

A Date in September Schoolteacher Brendan Bell decides to turn the clock back 50 years when he sets out on a quest to find the childhood gang of his evacuation days in the Lakes. Written by Alex Ferguson.
Director Dave Sheasby. Stereo


Unknown: Brendan Bell
Written By: Alex Ferguson.
Director: Dave Sheasby.
Brendan: Colin MacLachlan
Marian: Eileen George
Gary: John Basham
Chambers: Adrian Stokes
Patterson: Norman Mills
Mrs Parker: Anne Jameson
Sister: Jean Southern
Drummond: Art Davies
Vanessa Johnson: Anne Orwin
Hannah Brady: Val McLane
Fireman: David Begg
Lawrence: Simon Henderson
Nutty: Catherine Stobbart
Spider: Darren Watkin
Brengun: Anthony Morley
Billie Lewthwaite: Christopher Ashton

: Looking Eastwards to the Sea

The final programme in the series in which
John Keay describes the voyages organised by the East India Company between 1601 and 1615. 6: To the Court of the Shogun.
Producer David Perry. Stereo (R)


Unknown: John Keay
Producer: David Perry.

: Science Now

Revealing the mind, curbing carbon emissions, and the BBC's secret - one of the best-kept since stereo.
Presented by Alun Lewis.
Producer Julian Brown


Presented By: Alun Lewis.
Producer: Julian Brown

: Largely Walters

John Walters offers thoughts, conversations and other things on the subject of singing. Producer Cathy Mahoney


Unknown: John Walters
Producer: Cathy Mahoney

: Week Ending


: News

and Sports Round-Up

: Citizens

Omnibus edition
Director Adrian Bean. Stereo


Director: Adrian Bean.

: Stop the Week

with Robert Robinson
Producer Michael Ember. Stereo


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Classic Serial: The Forsyte Chronicles

John Galsworthy 's saga dramatised in 23 episodes, narrated by Dirk Bogarde as Galsworthy.
7: It is 1920 and Soames looks into the future at an art gallery. When his daughter Fleur accidentally meets Jon, the son of Irene and Young Jolyon, he doesn't like what he sees.
Episode dramatised by David Spenser
Director Janet Whitaker.


Written By: John Galsworthy
Dramatised By: David Spenser
Director: Janet Whitaker.
Galsworthy: Dirk Bogarde
Soames Forsyte: Alan Howard
Fleur: Amanda Redman
Jon: Gary Cady
Irene: Diana Quick
Young Jolyon: Michael Williams
June: Angela Pleasence
Michael Mont: Gary Bond
Annette: Shelley Thompson
Winifred: Fiona Walker
George: Christopher Good
Holly: Elizabeth Mansfield
Val: Dale Rapley
Timothy: David King
Smither: Jo Kendall
Imogen: Tara Dominick
Jack Cardigan: Vincent Brimble

: Tough Cookies

In the last of five conversations,
Jenny Cuffe meets
Sugra Visram , Uganda's first woman MP.


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe
Unknown: Sugra Visram

: Music in Mind

Brian Kay presents a selection of music on the subject of flowers.
Producer Sarah Devonald. Stereo


Unknown: Brian Kay
Producer: Sarah Devonald.

: Ten to Ten

led by Canon Colin Semper. Stereo


Unknown: Canon Colin Semper.

: News

: Open Mind

Edward Mortimer chairs the discussion programme. Producer Sue Davies


Unknown: Edward Mortimer
Producer: Sue Davies

: Uncle Mort's South Country II

Peter Tinniswood 's five-part comic adventure. 3: The Brothers Rotten
Narrator Christian Rodska.
Producer Pete Atkin. Stereo


Unknown: Peter Tinniswood
Narrator: Christian Rodska.
Producer: Pete Atkin.
Uncle Mort: Stephen Thorne
Carter Brandon: Sam Kelly
First spinster: Liz Goulding
Second spinster: Jane Whittenshaw
Military policeman: Brian Miller

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with Peter Phillips of the Tallis Scholars and Bruno Turner of Pro Cantione Antiqua. Stereo


Unknown: Peter Phillips
Unknown: Bruno Turner
Unknown: Cantione Antiqua.

: The Sit-Crom

The final episode of Sue Limb's six-part comedy set during the English Civil War. The Wasps' Nest
The search for enemies leads to love triumphing over fire.
Music Colin Sell
Producer Jonathan James-Moore Stereo


Producer: Jonathan James-Moore
Sir John Firebasket: Joss Ackland
Lady Anne Firebasket: Denise Coffey
Tobias Thynne: Clive Merrison
Mercy, alias Melissa: Miriam Margolyes
Father Francis/Old Thomas: Nickolas Grace
King Charles/Slow Ned: Chris Emmett
Gazebo Fogg: Jack Klaff
Posthumous: Nicky Henson
Counter tenor: Peter Haywood

: 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.

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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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