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: News Briefing

: The Farming Week

As the British Crop Protection Council meets in Brighton, the programme looks at the changing attitudes to pesticides and their uses. Producer Carol Trewin


Producer: Carol Trewin

: Prayer for the Day

with James Whitbourn


Unknown: James Whitbourn

: Today

with Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday.
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: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Fr Oliver McTernan
Editor: Philip Harding

: News

: Sport on 4

with Russell Davies Producer Andy Gillies


Unknown: Russell Davies
Producer: Andy Gillies

: Breakaway

The travel programme with Ken Bruce. Cliff Michelmore continues his exploration of Eastern Europe in Moscow.
Producer Sara Jane Hall
0 WRITE to: [address removed]for factsheet No 48, enclosing sae
9 FACTLINE: [number removed]


Unknown: Ken Bruce.
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Loose Ends

Ned Sherrin with 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

with Max Easterman Editor Jolyon Monson


Unknown: Max Easterman
Editor: Jolyon Monson

: Money Box

A Question of Money A panel consisting of Louise Botting , Vincent Duggleby , Christopher Gilchrist and Philip Hardman answer questions on personal finance.
Producer Frances Macdonald


Unknown: Louise Botting
Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Unknown: Christopher Gilchrist
Unknown: Philip Hardman
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: I'm Sorry, I Haven't a Clue

The popular panel show. In the chair:
Humphrey Lyttelton.
With Tim Brooke-Taylor Willie Rushton Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer. Pianist Colin Sell.
Producer Jon Magnusson. Stereo


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Willie Rushton
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Pianist: Barry Cryer.
Producer: Jon Magnusson.

: News

: Any Questions?

The panel includes:
Gordon Brown , MP, the Rt Hon Lord Jenkins of Hillhead and Janet Daley.
From Stourbridge, West Midlands. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby. and at 2.00pm
Any Answers? [number removed]
Call Jonathan Dimbleby with views on the issues raised in Any Questions? Producers Anna Carragher and Keith Jones
0 LINES OPEN from 12.30pm


Unknown: Gordon Brown
Unknown: Janet Daley.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producers: Anna Carragher
Producers: Keith Jones

: Saturday Playhouse

Excuse Fingers
Poisoning by arsenic was the method that Herbert Armstrong used to rid himself of a troublesome wife.
Written by John Peacock.
Pianist Mary Nash.
Director Jane Morgan. Stereo
0 DRAMA: page 5


Unknown: Herbert Armstrong
Written By: John Peacock.
Pianist: Mary Nash.
Director: Jane Morgan.
Herbert Rowse Armstrong: Michael Kitchen
Katherine Armstrong: Gillian Barge
Constance Davies: Emma Gregory
Emily Pearce: Pauline Letts
Edmund Cheese: Michael Turner
Mary Cheese: Auriol Smith
Pearson: David Burkin
Margaret: Eleanor Hodson
Marion Clasford-Gale: Jenny Howe
Winifred Glasford-Gale: Maxine Audley
Arthur Chevalier: Richard Tate
Inez Rosser: Jane Whittenshaw
Mr Davies: Loan Meredith
Dr Hincks: David Sinclair
Una: Tara Dominick
Oswald Martin: Mark Straker
Alan Preen: Andrew Wincott
Court clerk: Paul Downing

: Grand Tour

Sound pictures of what six cities have meant to six people.
2: Sir Stephen Spender takes you to the decadent Berlin of the 1930s and talks of his friendship with Christopher Isherwood , creator of Sally Bowles.
Producer Martin Buckely


Unknown: Sir Stephen Spender
Unknown: Christopher Isherwood
Unknown: Sally Bowles.
Producer: Martin Buckely

: Science Now

with Alun Lewis.
What is happening in science? A weekly review of discoveries and developments. Producer Dee Palmer


Unknown: Alun Lewis.
Producer: Dee Palmer

: Largely Walters

This week John Walters offers thoughts and conversations on the subject of love.
Producer Cathie Mahoney


Unknown: John Walters
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: Week Ending

A satirical swipe at the week's news.
With Bill Wallis
David Tate and Sally Grace.


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Sally Grace.

: News

and Sports Round-Up

: Citizens

Omnibus edition
Director Adrian Bean. Stereo


Director: Adrian Bean.

: Stop the Week

Presented by Robert Robinson.
Table talk inspired by current public and private preoccupations.
Producer Michael Ember. Stereo


Presented By: Robert Robinson.
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Classic Serial: The Forsyte Chronicles

John Galsworthy's saga, dramatised in 23 episodes, narrated by Dirk Bogarde as Galsworthy.
9: Fleur and Jon are determined to marry. Irene and Young Jolyon on the one hand and Soames on the other must try to prevent them.
With Danielle Allen and Christopher Good.
Episode dramatised by David Spenser
Director Anthony Cornish.


Author: John Galsworthy
Dramatised By: David Spenser
Director: Anthony Cornish.
Galsworthy: Dirk Bogarde
Soames: Alan Howard
Fleur: Amanda Redman
Young Jolyon: Michael Williams
Irene: Diana Quick
Jon: Gary Cady
Old Jolyon: Michael Hordern
June: Angela Pleasence
Michael Mont: Gary Bond
Timothy: David King
Annette: Shelley Thompson
Winifred: Fiona Walker
Holly: Elizabeth Mansfield
Val: Dale Rapley
Gradman: Brian Miller
Smither: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Danielle Allen
Unknown: Christopher Good.

: Conversation Piece

Sue MacGregor meets the writer
Reay Tannahill.


Unknown: Reay Tannahill.

: Music in Mind

Following Children in Need, Brian Kay presents a selection of all-time children's favourites.
Producer Sarah Devonaid. Stereo


Unknown: Brian Kay
Producer: Sarah Devonaid.

: Ten to Ten

led by the Rev
Eddie Neale. Stereo


Unknown: Eddie Neale.

: News

: Open Mind

Presented by Edward Mortimer Producer Anne Sloman


Presented By: Edward Mortimer
Producer: Anne Sloman

: Uncle Mort's South Country II

The final part of Peter Tinniswood 's comic adventure.
The End of the Road
Narrator Christian Rodska.
Producer Pete Atkin. Stereo


Unknown: Peter Tinniswood
Narrator: Christian Rodska.
Producer: Pete Atkin.
Uncle Mort: Stephen Thorne
Carter Brandon: Sam Kelly
Young girl/Pat: Liz Goulding
Dr A / Shockstrain: Himself

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with Ronald Corp and John Andrewes of the Finchley Children's Music Group.


Unknown: John Andrewes

: The Shiver Show

The second of four programmes of comedy sketches on a spooky theme.
With Morwenna Banks Sylvester McCoy and Geoff McGivern.
Written by Stuart Silver and Malcolm Williamson Producer Paul Spencer. Stereo


Unknown: Geoff McGivern.
Written By: Stuart Silver
Written By: Malcolm Williamson
Producer: Paul Spencer.

: 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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