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: News Briefing

: The Farming Week

Producer Tim Fmney


Producer: Tim Fmney

: 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 Cliff Morgan Producer Andy Gillies


Producer: Andy Gillies

: Breakaway

The holiday and travel programme presented by Ken Bruce.
Producer Sara Jane Hall
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● FACTLINE: [number removed]


Presented By: Ken Bruce.
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Loose Ends

Ned Sherrin hosts an hour of live chat with interjections from the likes of Rowland Rivron.
Joe Bob Briggs.
Victoria Mather and Dylan Winter. Stereo


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Rowland Rivron.
Unknown: Joe Bob Briggs.
Unknown: Victoria Mather
Unknown: Dylan Winter.

: The Week in Westminster

with Andrew Marr , Political Editor of The Economist.
Producer Dennis Sewell


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Dennis Sewell

: From Our Own Correspondent

Reflections of life and politics abroad. Producer Geoff Spmks


Producer: Geoff Spmks

: Money Box

Presented by Louise Bolting and Vincent Duggleby Producer Frances Macdonald


Presented By: Louise Bolting
Presented By: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: Just a Minute!

Clement Freud.
Paul Merton. Derek Nimmo and Sandi Toksvig try to stop each other talking for just a minute on subjects flung at them by Nicholas Parsons.
Producer Edward Taylor. Stereo


Unknown: Clement Freud.
Unknown: Paul Merton.
Unknown: Derek Nimmo
Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons.
Producer: Edward Taylor.

: News

: Any Questions?

This week's panel:
Simon Lee. Ann Leslie. Michael Portillo , MP. and Clare Short. MP. From Dover. 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
* LINES OPEN from 12.30pm


Unknown: Simon Lee.
Unknown: Ann Leslie.
Unknown: Michael Portillo
Unknown: Clare Short.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producers: Anna Carragher
Producers: Keith Jones

: Saturday Playhouse

Jacobowsky and the Colonel
The 1940s Broadway hit by Franz Werfel. as adapted by S N Behrman. An aristocratic Polish colonel needs help to flee to London through occupied France with secret documents and his young French sweetheart. A resourceful Polish Jew provides it in a series of comical encounters.
Music Eldad Lidor .
Adapted and directed by Eran Baniel. Stereo


Unknown: Franz Werfel.
Unknown: N Behrman.
Music: Eldad Lidor
Directed By: Eran Baniel.
Colonel: Jonathan Hyde
Jacobowsky: Jon Glover
Marianne: Abigail McKern
Grstapti man: David Ashford
Szabuniewicz: Timothy Bateson
Warden/Dice player: Vincent Brimble
Solly: Paul Downing
Szyeki: Danny Schiller
Tragic gentleman: Donald Gee
Chauffeur/Old man: John Bull
Lieutenant: David Goudge
Brigadier: John Moffatt
PM/Papa Clairon: David King
Serouille: Garard Green
Old lady/Toun woman: Mary Allen
Young girl: Elizabeth Mansfield
Madame Houffier: Carol Gillies
Cosette: Moir Leslie

: Man about Town

Life in 30s and 40s
London as chronicled by theatre critic, broadcaster and bon viveur
James Agate , in a set of published diaries entitled Ego. The last of four programmes with Timothy West. / Take My Place beside Pepys
Other parts played by David Bannerman. Nigel Carrington. James Greene. Michael Kilgarriff , Henry Power 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: James Greene.
Played By: Michael Kilgarriff
Played By: Mary Wimbush.
Adapted By: David Wheeler
Producer: Rosemary Hart.

: Science Now

with Alun Lewis
Producer Julian Brown


Unknown: Alun Lewis
Producer: Julian Brown

: On the Ropes

John Humphrys presents the last of the series.
Sophie Mirman - whose overnight success with the Sock Shop chain of stores turned into a business nightmare.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sophie Mirman

: Week Ending


: News

and Sports Round-Up

: Citizens

Omnibus edition.
Director Adrian Bean. Stereo


Director: Adrian Bean.

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Producer Michael Ember. Stereo


Producer: Michael Ember.

: Classic Serial: The Forsyte Chronicles

John Galsworthy's saga dramatised in 23 episodes, narrated by Dirk Bogarde as Galsworthy.
18: Captain Ferse returns from a mental institution - but is he truly recovered. and will Hubert resist extradition to Bolivia?
Episode dramatised by Elspeth Sandys
Director Anthony Cornish.


Written By: John Galsworthy
Dramatised By: Elspeth Sandys
Director: Anthony Cornish.
Galsworthy: Dirk Bogarde
Dinny Cherrell: Sophie Thompson
Fleur: Amanda Redman
Sir Lawrence Mont: Paul Daneman
Captain Ferse: Jack Klaff
Hilary Cherrell: David King
Adrian Cherrell: John Moffatt
Hubert Cherrell: Simon Treves
General Sir Conway Cherrell: Garard Green
Marquess of Shropshire: Jack May
Prof Hallorsen: Peter Marinker
Alan Tasburgh: Paul Rattigan
Jean Tasburgh: Danielle Allan
Diana Ferse: Moir Leslie
Lady Elizabeth Cherrell: Mary Allen
Lord Saxenden: Michael Kilgarriff
Millicent Pole: Lois Burgess
Bobby Ferrar: Ian Lindsay

: Kaleidoscope

The Eyewitness Account In a society dominated by the television, is there still a place for the art of reportage as written by the 'eyewitness'? Presented by Max Easterman.


Presented By: Max Easterman.

: Music in Mind

In the first of two special programmes, Brian Kay presents a selection of your most requested favourite melodies.
Producer Sarah Devonald. Stereo


Unknown: Brian Kay
Producer: Sarah Devonald.

: Ten to Ten

A reading, a hymn and a reflection led by the Rev Eddie Neale. Stereo


Unknown: Eddie Neale.

: News

: The Moon in the Man

How does the moon affect our lives? Phil Rickman goes in search of self-confessed loonies: people who catch fish. plant crops, perform magic, even schedule their work according to its phases.
Producer Tabitha Morgan


Unknown: Phil Rickman
Producer: Tabitha Morgan

: Pen to Paper

An anthology of new writing.
Writers: Joan Van Poznak. Catherine Klontz.
Hilda Cotterell ,
Daniel Humphrey. Jean Crowcroft , Mike Ninnim , Helen Baynes , Liz Kirby , Madeline Munro.
Ann Millmore , Arthur Peasmair. Jean Holden , Geoffrey Holloway. Readers:
Alexandra Mathie , Sue Jenkins and Peter Wheeler.
Producer Alfred Bradley. Stereo


Unknown: Joan van Poznak.
Unknown: Catherine Klontz.
Unknown: Hilda Cotterell
Unknown: Daniel Humphrey.
Unknown: Jean Crowcroft
Unknown: Mike Ninnim
Unknown: Helen Baynes
Unknown: Liz Kirby
Unknown: Madeline Munro.
Unknown: Ann Millmore
Unknown: Arthur Peasmair.
Unknown: Jean Holden
Readers: Geoffrey Holloway.
Readers: Alexandra Mathie
Readers: Sue Jenkins
Readers: Peter Wheeler.
Producer: Alfred Bradley.

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with violinist Gyorgy Pauk. Stereo


Violinist: Gyorgy Pauk.

: And Now, in Colour...

Six programmes of precision comedy performed by Tim Firth , Tim de Jongh.
Michael Rutger and William Vandyck. 3: The Great Outdoors
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.

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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