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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Prices, practical farming, politics and the countryside

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev Sue Rose

: Today

Presented by Andrew Marr and Sue MacGregor. Including:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rt Rev
Richard Harries


Presented By: Andrew Marr
Presented By: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Richard Harries

: People Who Say Goodbye

by P Y Betts. Part 7.
(Details as last Thursday)

: News

: Desert Island Discs

This week irreverent cook Keith Floyd talks to Sue Lawley about his love of the good things in life, and chooses eight records to take to his island exile.


Talks: Keith Floyd

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley of the Financial Times returns with the series that airs your letters and comments on BBC programmes and policy. Producer John Watkins
0 WRITE to: Feedback
BBC Broadcasting House London W1A 1M


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 Howard Rogers and Veronica Muliey


Producers: Howard Rogers
Producers: Veronica Muliey

: Morning Story

My True Love Sent to Me by Daphne Schiller. Jenna's 12 days of Christmas are not exactly what she had in mind. Read by Celia Imrie. Producer Tessa Kendall


Unknown: Daphne Schiller.
Read By: Celia Imrie.
Producer: Tessa Kendall

: Daily Service

An act of worship, including a reading from Isaiah 4, w 1-6. Director of Music Leslie Olive Stereo

: Friday Lives

Joanna Buchan presents compelling stories of the lives people lead.
Producer Fiona Couper. Stereo


Unknown: Joanna Buchan
Producer: Fiona Couper.

: You and Yours

Presented by Margaret Collins


Presented By: Margaret Collins

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper
Producers Sheila Dillon and Mane Helly


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

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke


Presented By: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from Manchester.
Introduced by Helen Boaden.
Serial: The Turn of the Screw (3)


Introduced By: Helen Boaden.

: Classic Serial: The Forsyte Chronicles

by John Galsworthy.
14: Marjorie takes the stand but winners can be losers and Fleur plays a dangerous game.


Author: John Galsworthy.

: News

: Word Detectives

Eric Robson dons his deerstalker and holds a magnifying glass to the world of lexicographers, as they investigate which new words will make it into the dictionaries.
Producer Penny Afzal


Unknown: Eric Robson

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow meets the leading printmakers of the day at the Royal
Academy's new exhibition, The Infernal Method; and the 19th-century Austrian artist Caspar David Friedrich evokes a mysterious, fabulous landscape in his painting - a new book sheds light on the mystery.
Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Artist: Caspar David
Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

: PM

Presented by Wendy Austin and Frank Partridge


Presented By: Wendy Austin
Presented By: Frank Partridge

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: The London International Boat Show

Cliff Michelmore and Sally Taylor report live from the 1991 show at
Earl's Court in London, where the highlight is an inland waterways village complete with authentic buildings, lock gates and narrowboats on the central pool. In addition, this year the new hall is used for the first time so there are more boats and equipment for the team to preview. Producer Chris Hipwell


Unknown: Sally Taylor
Producer: Chris Hipwell

: News

: The Archers

: Pick of the Week

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


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Matt Thompson

: Any Questions?

The panel includes: Tony Blair , MP,
Shadow Employment Secretary. From
Clifton, Bedfordshire. Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby Producer Anna Carragher


Unknown: Tony Blair
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Stop Press

Geoffrey Goodman presents a personal look at the week's press and the newspaper business. Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: Geoffrey Goodman
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Kaleidoscope

The drifting melody of Round Midnight has made it a jazz classic. John Fordham talks to leading players, like saxophonist Sonny Rollins for whom Thelonious
Monk's tune evokes late nights in jazz clubs, and guitarist Stanley Jordan , attracted by the shifting harmonies. From
Miles Davis to the Kronos
Quartet, Round Midnight has fascinated audiences in the New York clubs of the 1940s and in the concert halls of today.
Producer John Goudie. Stereo


Talks: John Fordham
Unknown: Sonny Rollins
Guitarist: Stanley Jordan
Unknown: Miles Davis
Producer: John Goudie.

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The World Tonight


: A Book at Bedtime

The Warden by Anthony Trollope. 5: Conference and Tribulation


Unknown: Anthony Trollope.

: Week Ending

with Bill Wallis , Sally Grace and David Tate.
Producer Diane Messias Stereo


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: David Tate.
Producer: Diane Messias

: The Financial Week

Presented by Richard Quest from New York Stereo


Presented By: Richard Quest

: Under the Weather

The last of three programmes in which climatologist Mick Kelly reassesses sound-archive recordings on the British and their weather.
Today: the storms of 1987 and 1990. Are people's attitudes to extraordinary weather changing?
Producer Beaty Rubens (R)


Unknown: Mick Kelly
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: 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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