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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev
Derek Boden. Stereo


Unknown: Derek Boden.

: Today

Presented by Sue MacGregor and John Humphrys.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with David Stone.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Presented By: John Humphrys.
Unknown: David Stone.

: News

: Midweek

with Libby Purves. Producer Bndget Osbome


Unknown: Libby Purves.
Producer: Bndget Osbome

: Morning Story

Pepsi by Mohammad al Murr. A tale from the Middle East, charting the rise and fall and rise of Pepsi the camel.
Read by Sam Dastor. Translated by Peter Clark Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Mohammad Al Murr.
Read By: Sam Dastor.
Translated By: Peter Clark
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Daily Service

My Peace I Leave You; All My Hope on God Is Founded (Michael, BBC HB 299); John 14, w
25-31; Jesu, Guide Our Way (Seelenbrautigam, BBC HB 144); A Gaelic Blessing (Rutter). Director of Music
Barry Rose. Stereo


Unknown: Barry Rose.

: Lost for Love?


: The Parts

Different designs of keyboards, the struggles of inventors, and personal organisers - who needs them? Carol Vorderman loosens the nuts and bolts of today's technology. Producer Deborah Cohen


Unknown: Carol Vorderman
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: Back to Square One

The quiz game that delves into the origins of well-known phrases and expressions.
Chairman: Chris Serle. Team captains: Barbara Kelly and John Dunn. Guests: Stephen Fry and Jessica Martin.
Producer Paul Z Jackson. Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 2)


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Unknown: Barbara Kelly
Unknown: John Dunn.
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Jessica Martin.
Producer: Paul Z Jackson.

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

What is the future of your national insurance contributions?
Jenni Murray talks to
Ann Chant , head of the newly-created National Insurance Agency.
Serial: The Franchise Affair (2)
Music: Bush's Music for Orchestra Editor Sally Feldman e CASSETTE: The Franchise Affair, from retailers


Talks: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Ann Chant
Editor: Sally Feldman

: Gordon Bennett!

Bennett and Lincoln The first of two programmes in which
Sam Cassimally portrays the life of the legendary Gordon Bennett who founded the New York Herald in 1835 and boosted circulation with scandalous reports and notorious japes. Bennett became so influential that even Abraham Lincoln found himself beating a path to his door.
Director Peter Kavanagh Stereo


Unknown: Sam Cassimally
Unknown: Gordon Bennett
Unknown: Abraham Lincoln
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Abraham Lincoln: William Roberts
Mary Lincoln: Gayle Hunnicut
Chevalier Wikoff: Hugh Dixon
Dan Sickles: Nigel Carrington
Governor Seward: Ronald Herdman
MrHickman: Terence Edmond
John Hay: Kerry Shale
John Watt: James Greene
Magnus Magnusson: Himself
Elizabeth Kelly: Herself

: Treasure Islands

Puffin Books is 50 years old. Michael Rosen takes a tour around its cake with Jan Pienkowski and some of the best-loved children's books ever.
Producer Jill Burridge


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Unknown: Jan Pienkowski
Producer: Jill Burridge

: News

: Grand Tour

Sound pictures of what six cities have meant to six people. In the final programme in the series, J G Ballard , author of Empire of the Sun, describes how his childhood in Shanghai inspired his surreal and shocking fiction.
Producer Martin Buckley Stereo


Unknown: J G Ballard
Producer: Martin Buckley

: Kaleidoscope

Nigel Andrews sees
Misery, the film which won actress Kathy Bates an Oscar; and discusses Sarafina, the musical which comes from the South African townships. Producer Jerome Weatheraid


Unknown: Nigel Andrews
Unknown: Kathy Bates
Producer: Jerome Weatheraid

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Hugh Sykes. Editor Kevin Marsh
0 WRITE to: PM Letters. BBC. London W) 1AA


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Brain of Britain 1991


: News

: The Archers

It's a day of tears and reminiscences in Ambridge.

: Face the Facts

John Waite returns with a new series in which he and his team investigate listeners' complaints. The programme sets out to pursue not only individual allegations of injustice, sharp practice and the abuse of authority, but also wider issues as a result of which the lives of ordinary people may be damaged by the actions - or complacency - of others. Editor Graham Ellis
• WRITE to: Face the Facts. BBC. Broadcasting House.
London WI 1AA, if you have a case which you believe deserves investigation.


Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Graham Ellis

: All in the Mind

: Literature Is My Mistress, Medicine My Wife

Anton Chekhov - a life reflected in his own writings, the words of his family and friends and the characters who people his plays, in seven programmes. 6: My Sweet,
Extraordinary Actress
'If I'd stayed any longer, I would have fallen for her.
The older I grow, the more frequently and fully the pulse of life beats in me!'
Reader John Rowe. With John Baddeley ,
Victoria Carling , Jo Kendall , Michael Kilgarriff ,
John Moffatt and Simon Treves.
Director Rosemary Hart Stereo


Unknown: Anton Chekhov
Reader: John Rowe.
Unknown: John Baddeley
Unknown: Victoria Carling
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Michael Kilgarriff
Unknown: John Moffatt
Unknown: Simon Treves.
Director: Rosemary Hart
Chekhov: David Suchet
Olga Knipper: Janet Suzman
Maria Chekhov: Anna Massey
Mikhail Chekhov: Nicholas Farrell
Stanislavsky: Charles Kay
Danchenko: Geoffrey Whitehead
Maxim Gorky: Geoffrey Collins

: In Business

Survivor of the Year
The winner of the In Business Survivor of the Year is announced - the business hero or heroine who looked disaster in the face during the past year.... and survived.
The last in the series, presented by Peter Day.
Series editor Alan Griffiths. Stereo


Presented By: Peter Day.
Editor: Alan Griffiths.

: Kaleidoscope


: The Financial World Tonight

Presented by Roger White. Stereo


Presented By: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw.


Presented By: Richard Kershaw.

: A Book at Bedtime

Swamp Angel by Ethel Wilson. Part 3.


Unknown: Ethel Wilson.

: The Deserted Child

2: Making Marriages

: 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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