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: News Briefing

: The Farming Week

Producer Tim Finney


Producer: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day

James Whitbourn in conversation with a special guest about a prayer which has inspired their life and faith.


Unknown: James Whitbourn

: Today

with John Humphrys and Peter Hobday.
7.20 Listeners' Letters
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Fr Oliver McTernan
Editor Philip Harding


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Fr Oliver McTernan
Editor: Philip Harding

: News

: Sport on 4

Presented by Cliff Morgan
Producer Andy Gillies


Presented By: Cliff Morgan
Producer: Andy Gillies

: Breakaway

The holiday and travel programme presented by Ken Bruce. This week
Richard Vaughan looks at a sailing holiday off the Turkish coast where you can dance with the dolphins. Producer Sara Jane Hall
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49 FACTLINE: [number removed]


Presented By: Ken Bruce.
Unknown: Richard Vaughan
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Loose Ends

Ned Sherrin hosts an hour of live chat with interjections from the. likes of Sandi Toksvig , Arthur Smith , Robert
Elms and Emma Freud.


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Unknown: Arthur Smith
Unknown: Emma Freud.

: Talking Politics

Andrew Marr , Political
Editor of The Economist, looks at how policies are generated and developed by the major parties and finds out how the next batch of election manifestos are shaping up. Producer Dennis Sewell


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Dennis Sewell

: Money Box

with Louise Botting and Vincent Duggleby Producer Frances Macdonald


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

: Just a Minute

Peter Jones ,
Wendy Richard , Tim Rice and Richard Stilgoe try to stop each other talking for just a minute on subjects flung at them by Nicholas Parsons.
Producer Edward Taylor. Stereo


Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Wendy Richard
Unknown: Tim Rice
Unknown: Richard Stilgoe
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons.
Producer: Edward Taylor.

: News

: Any Questions?

This week's panel: Tony Banks, MP, Sue Slipman, Auberon Waugh and Emma Nicholson, MP. From Wincanton, Somerset. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby. (Broadcast yesterday)
and at 2.00pm
Any Answers?
[number removed] Call Jonathan Dimbleby with views on the issues raised in Any Questions?
Producers Anna Carragher and Lucy Cacanas
LINES OPEN from 12.30pm


Unknown: Sue Slipman
Unknown: Auberon Waugh
Unknown: Emma Nicholson
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producers: Anna Carragher
Producers: Lucy Cacanas

: Saturday Playhouse

Absolute Discretion
Arthur Vemet , a chemistry student at Oxford in the 1860s, is sent to investigate a mystery surrounding the Earl of Warminster's family. He is soon embroiled in blackmail, murder and the love of a good woman ... Written by Grant Eustace.
Director Alec Reid. Stereo


Unknown: Arthur Vemet
Written By: Grant Eustace.
Director: Alec Reid.
Arthur Vernet: Ben Daniels
Warminster: Brett Usher
Alice Selwood: Jane Slavin
Edith Gratton: Maxine Audley
Maude Gratton: Elizabeth Kelly
Elaine: Terence Edmond
Buckmaster: Ronald Herdman
Amos Saddler: Michael Turner
Rev Denison: Timothy Carlton
Mrs Denison: Danielle Allen
Mrs Selwood: Auriol Smith
William: Stephen Garlick
Miss Staples: Jane Whittenshaw
Walters: Timothy Bateson
Mitchell: David Bannerman
MrsLamont: Jenny Howe

: Man about Town

Four programmes reflecting life in London during the 30s and 40s chronicled by theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur James Agate , in a set of published diaries entitled Ego. With Timothy West. 2: 'Babes in Arms' and Gas Masks
Other parts played by David Bannerman , Nigel Carrington , Fraser Kerr , Michael Kilgarriff , David King , Jane Whittenshaw and Mary Wimbush. Adapted by David Wheeler Producer Rosemary Hart Stereo (R)


Unknown: James Agate
Unknown: Timothy West.
Played By: David Bannerman
Played By: Nigel Carrington
Played By: Fraser Kerr
Played By: Michael Kilgarriff
Played By: David King
Played By: Jane Whittenshaw
Played By: Mary Wimbush.
Adapted By: David Wheeler
Producer: Rosemary Hart

: Science Now

Presented by Alun Lewis.
What is happening in science? A weekly review of discoveries and developments. Producer Julia Durbin


Presented By: Alun Lewis.
Producer: Julia Durbin

: On the Ropes

John Humphrys talks to four successful people who have weathered major storms in their careers.
2: Count Nikolai Tolstoy - whose war-crime allegations against Lord Aldington cost him a fortune in the libel courts.


Talks: John Humphrys
Unknown: Count Nikolai Tolstoy

: Week Ending


: Citizens

Omnibus edition.
Director Adrian Bean. Stereo


Director: Adrian Bean.

: Stop the Week

with Robert Robinson.
Animated table talk inspired by current public and private preoccupations. 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.
16: Fleur decides to claim Jon as her own - but she's reckoned without Anne. Soames tries to find his roots, but when disaster strikes, realises Fleur is his only pleasure in life. with John Bull and Jenny Howe.
Pianist Mary Nash.
Episode dramatised by David Spenser
Director Janet Whitaker.


Written By: John Galsworthy
Pianist: Jenny Howe.
Pianist: Mary Nash.
Dramatised By: David Spenser
Director: Janet Whitaker.
Galsworthy: Dirk Bogarde
Soames Forsyte: Alan Howard
Fleur: Amanda Redman
Michael Mont: Gary Bond
Jon: Gary Cady
June: Angela Pleasence
Winifred: Fiona Walker
Anne: Catherine Furshpan
Holly: Elizabeth Mansfield
Va/: Dale Rapley
Gradman: Brian Miller
Harold Blade: Ben Onwukwe
Stamford: Christopher Scott

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen talks to the writer Anthony Mingella , who has achieved success as a playwright in theatre, television and radio.


Talks: Paul Allen
Unknown: Anthony Mingella

: Music In Mind

Brian Kay presents more favourite melodies.
Producer Sarah Devonaid. Stereo


Unknown: Brian Kay
Producer: Sarah Devonaid.

: Ten to Ten

led by Fr Oliver McTernan. Stereo


Unknown: Fr Oliver

: News

: Fine Tuning

Piano tuner
George Jacques talks to
Chris Stuart about the quirks of his unusual career.
Producer Hilary Jones


Talks: George Jacques
Unknown: Chris Stuart
Producer: Hilary Jones

: Pen to Paper

This week's anthology of new writing is mainly on the subject of time.
Writers: Sally Meyer , John Light , Merryn Williams ,
Maxell Robinson , Geoffrey Holloway ,
Barbara Roberts , Cyril Mountjoy and Emma Gleadall.
Readers: Daphne Oxenford , Nigel Carrington and David Fleeshman.
Producer Alfred Bradley. Stereo


Unknown: Sally Meyer
Unknown: John Light
Unknown: Merryn Williams
Unknown: Maxell Robinson
Unknown: Geoffrey Holloway
Unknown: Barbara Roberts
Unknown: Cyril Mountjoy
Readers: Emma Gleadall.
Readers: Daphne Oxenford
Readers: Nigel Carrington
Readers: David Fleeshman.
Producer: Alfred Bradley.

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with composers David Lumsdaine and Nicola LeFanu , who are also husband and wife.


Unknown: David Lumsdaine
Unknown: Nicola Lefanu

: And Now, In Colour...

The precision comedy team returns for another series.
1: Stately Home
With Tim Firth , Tim de Jongh , Michael Rutger and William Vandyck.
Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo


Unknown: Tim Firth
Unknown: Tim de Jongh
Unknown: Michael Rutger
Unknown: William Vandyck.
Producer: Lissa Evans.

: 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.

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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