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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Stewart Lamont


Unknown: Stewart Lamont

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Elaine Storkey
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Elaine Storkey

: News

: Call Nick Ross:

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Producer Nick Utechin
0 LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Producer: Nick Utechin

: Medicine Now

with Geoff Watts Producer Julia Durbin


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Julia Durbin

: Morning Story

Albert and the Liner by Keith Waterhouse. Read by Malcolm Hebden. Producer Gillian Hush


Read By: Malcolm Hebden.
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Daily Service

It Came upon the Midnight Clear (Noel,
BBC HB 52); Isaiah 52, vv 3-10; Joy to the World (Antioch); Hail to the Lord's Anointed
(Cruger, BBC HB 457). Director of Music
Merion Powell. Stereo

: Citizens

Written by Mark Power
Director Tracey Neale. Stereo


Written By: Mark Power
Director: Tracey Neale.
JJ: Adjoa Andoh
Suzi: Hetty Baynes
Sally: Avril Clark
Mireille: Tara Dominick
Alex: Kate Duchene
Cliff: Jeffrey Gear
Toby: Christopher Godwin
Charles: Michael N Harbour
Joe: John Hollis
Terry: Anthony Jackson
Hugh: James MacPherson
Helen: Jenny McCracken
Barry: Peter McCulloch
Colin: Ben Onwukwe
Neville: David Richard-Fox
Tony: Richard Tate

: From Our Own Correspondent

Reflections of life and politics abroad. Producer Zareer Masani


Producer: Zareer Masani

: Tales of Earth and Water

Five programmes in which Nigel Barley takes an anthropological journey through Indonesia.
4: A perfect day's fieldwork in the hot springs of Soa.
Producer Mick Webb. Stereo


Producer: Mick Webb.

: You and Yours

with John Waite


Unknown: John Waite

: Quote ... Unquote

In the chair Nigel Rees.
Identifying the quotes are Morwenna Banks, Sue MacGregor and Mark Steyn.
Reader Ronald Fletcher. Producer Armando lannucci Stem


Unknown: Nigel Rees.
Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Reader: Mark Steyn.
Reader: Ronald Fletcher.

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke


Presented By: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
From Dorothy Sayers to Sara Paretsky , Miss
Marple to Jemima Shore, women have shone at skulduggery, daggers and murder.
Patricia Craig and Frances Fyfield discuss the development of female crime fiction.
Story: Oh, What Avails The final part.


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Dorothy Sayers
Unknown: Sara Paretsky
Unknown: Patricia Craig
Unknown: Frances Fyfield

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Secret Worship
Algernon Blackwood 's chilling tale of haunting and evil in a Bavarian forest....
Pianist David King
Dramatised by Brian Miller Director Marilyn Imrie


Unknown: Algernon Blackwood
Dramatised By: Brian Miller
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Harris: Christopher Scott
Kalkmann: John Moffatt
Pagel: David King
Stranger: Fraser Kerr
: Michael Kilgarriff
Priest: Timothy Bateson
Fraulein: Auriol Smith

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with two American musicians, pianist
Emanuel Ax and cellist
Yo Yo Ma , who talk about their solo careers and their extremely successful duo partnership.
Producer Michael Emery


Pianist: Emanuel Ax
Unknown: Yo Yo Ma
Producer: Michael Emery

: News

: Age to Age

Labour leader George Lansbury has been largely forgotten since his death in 1940. Barry Cunliffe talks to Bob Holman , author of a new biography, and to Michael Foot , MP, political biographer of Aneurin Bevan and friend of Lansbury.
Producers Kate Whitehead and Felicity Goodall


Leader: George Lansbury
Talks: Barry Cunliffe
Unknown: Bob Holman
Unknown: Michael Foot
Unknown: Aneurin Bevan
Producers: Kate Whitehead

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen selects the best of the new records; finds out
What the Butler Saw in a new production of Joe Orton 's bitter comedy; and reports on painter Patrick Hughes 's new perspectives.
Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Joe Orton
Unknown: Patrick Hughes
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Hugh Sykes


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Hugh Sykes

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Flying the Flag

A wry observation of East-West diplomacy written in six parts by Alex Shearer.
4: A Loss of Marbles Gathering dust in the British Museum are great lumps of the Republic's heritage - and now it wants them back.
'But we did give them lots of things in return, William....'
'Like beads, sir?'
'Like standards, William.'
Producer Neil Cargill. Stereo


Unknown: Alex Shearer.
Producer: Neil Cargill.
Mackenzie: Dinsdale Landen
William Frost: Peter Acre
Helen: Moir Leslie
Colonel Surikov: Christopher Benjamin

: News

: The Archers

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad.
Reporter Helen Boaden. Producer Lynne Jones


Reporter: Helen Boaden.
Producer: Lynne Jones

: Science Now

: Southern Voices

A series of six talks about the Third World.
4: African Perestroika Former Ghanaian
Correspondent Cameron Duodu considers whether
Africa can do without multi-party democracy.


Unknown: Cameron Duodu

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presented by Tony Barringer.
Producer Thena Heshel
COMMENTS: tel [number removed] between 9. 15 and 10. 15pm
0 FACTSHEET No 50: send large sae to
[address removed]


Presented By: Tony Barringer.
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Kaleidoscope


: The Financial World Tonight

Presented by Roger White Stereo


Presented By: Roger White

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod Stereo


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod

: A Book at Bedtime

My Uncle Silas by H E Bates. The Return
The last of nine stories.

: The Radio Programme


: 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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