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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev Alan Reid


Unknown: Alan Reid

: Today

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


Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: Sue MacGregor.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

The castaway this week is Baroness
Trumpington, Minister of State for Agriculture. Stereo

: Feedback

The last programme in the present series with Chris Dunkley of The Financial Times. Producer John Watkins
9 WRITE to:
'feedback', BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 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 Sailor's Wife
Set during the last world war, Ann Chadwick 's story concerns a young woman desperately seeking accommodation for herself and her family. The town folk ignore her plight until she meets with an accident - or was it an accident? Read by Hannah Gordon.
Producer Anne-Marie Cole (R)


Unknown: Ann Chadwick
Read By: Hannah Gordon.
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: Daily Service

All My Hope on God Is Founded (Michael, BBC HB 299); Matthew 7, vv 13-27; Taizé Chant: My Soul Is at Rest (Psalm 62); Thine for Everl God of Love (Newington) Director of Music Timothy Dean Stereo

: Friday Lives

Joanna Buchan presents more compelling stories of the lives that some people lead.
Producer Cathy Drysdale. Stereo


Unknown: Joanna Buchan
Producer: Cathy Drysdale.

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard


Presented By: John Howard

: 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 Newcastle. Introduced by Sylvia Horn.
Serial: Mary Reilly (10)


Introduced By: Sylvia Horn.
Unknown: Mary Reilly

: Classic Serial: The Forsyte Chronicles

by John 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.


Author: John Galsworthy

: News

: Tea Junction

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


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Producer: Richard Thomas

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow finds Picasso intimately portrayed in a new memoir by his widow Franchise Gilot ; visits the exhibition of works by American artist Jasper Johns ; and hears the latest songs of Clive and Christine Collister. Producer Adrian Washbourne Stereo


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Franchise Gilot
Artist: Jasper Johns
Artist: Christine Collister.
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: PM

Presented by Wendy Austin and Frank Partridge


Presented By: Wendy Austin
Presented By: Frank Partridge

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Going Places

The transport magazine programme presented by Jonathan Marcus. This week: a look at bus tracking by satellite - could this put an end to long waits at bus stops?
Producer Jill Thomas


Presented By: Jonathan Marcus.
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

Written by Mary Cutler


Written By: Mary Cutler
Peggy: June Spencer
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Graeme Kirk
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentinck
Jack: Arnold Peters
Nelson: Jack May
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Sharon: Celia Nelson
Caroline: Sara Coward
Cameron: Delaval Astley
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Kate: Susie Ridell

: Pick of the Week

Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television over the past seven days. Producer Will Cantopher


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: Any Questions?

The panel includes:
The Rt Hon Tony Benn , MP; Zerbanoo Gifford , author and Liberal
Democrat councillor; and Margaret Jay , Director, National Aids Trust.
They discuss the issues raised in Bristol.
Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Anna Carragher


Unknown: Tony Benn
Unknown: Zerbanoo Gifford
Unknown: Margaret Jay
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Law in Action

The cases, the courts and the lawyers -
Marcel Berlins takes a look at developments in the law and how they affect people's lives. Producer Gareth Butler


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Gareth Butler

: Kaleidoscope

Simon Broughton visits Georgia as it wrestles painfully for its independence from Moscow. Its culture stretches back to ancient times, and a reborn nationalism affects arts, music and theatre in the capital Tbilisi, while in the country traditions reach back to a pre-Christian era and into the realms of myth. He encounters dancing, music and singing which date from pagan times, and ends his odyssey where Jason found the Golden Fleece.
Producer Richard Bannerman Stereo


Unknown: Simon Broughton
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: Letter from America

Presented by Alistair Cooke


Presented By: Alistair Cooke

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw Stereo


Presented By: Richard Kershaw

: Week Ending

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


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

: The Financial Week

Presented by Heather Payton


Presented By: Heather Payton

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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