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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev Alun Evans.


Unknown: Alun Evans.

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Professor
Charles Handy.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Charles Handy.

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Your chance to talk to
Nick Ross and his guests on an issue of the moment. Producer Nick Utechin
0 LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Unknown: Nick Ross
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Medicine Now

What's new in medical science? How well are doctors looking after us? Is our money being spent to the best effect?
Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care. Producer Peter Croasdale


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Peter Croasdale

: Morning Story

The Slit in the Wall by Frances Bellerby.
Nine-year-old Patricia is carefully stepping through her parents' attic, led by her brother. They are attracted to a slit in the wall. What she sees through it ushers in the adult world.
Read by June Barrie. Producer Graham Hoyland


Unknown: Frances Bellerby.
Read By: June Barrie.
Producer: Graham Hoyland

: Daily Service

Introit: Let the World in Concert Sing (Malawi); Ye Servants of God (Paderborn, BBC HB 372); Acts 17, w 22-31; O Hearken Thou (Elgar); Go Forth and Tell! (Woodlands). Director of Music Graham Elliott. Stereo


Unknown: Graham Elliott.

: Citizens

Written by Shelagh Stephenson Director Adrian Bean. Stereo


Written By: Shelagh Stephenson
Director: Adrian Bean.
JJ: Adjoa Andoh
Trevor: Norman Beaton
Sally: Avril Clark
Alex: Kate Duchene
Cliff: Jeffrey Gear
Charles: Michael N Harbour
Julia: Beverley Hills
Joe: John Hollis
Megan: Margaret John
Hugh: James MacPherson
Helen: Jenny McCracken
David: Artro Morris
Neville: David Richard-Fox
Fr Brabourne: Philip Sully
Kim: Jane Whittenshaw
Alice: Nina Eraser

: From Our Own Correspondent

Reflections of life and politics abroad. Producer Geoff Spink


Producer: Geoff Spink

: Spin!

Six enthusiasts introduce Dylan Winter to the vehicle they love - and take him for a spin.
4: Cruising the River
Severn in an Edwardian steam launch is not as relaxing as it looks.
Producer Hamish Mykura. Stereo


Producer: Hamish Mykura.

: You and Yours

with Debbie Thrower.


Unknown: Debbie Thrower.

: King Street Junior

The second of an eight-part comedy drama written by Jim Eldridge. Travellers
A delicate mission for Mr Sims - and for Mrs Rudd , who ventures out into the 'market-place'.
Piano: Max Harris.
Producer John Fawcett Wilson


Written By: Jim Eldridge.
Unknown: Mr Sims
Unknown: Mrs Rudd
Piano: Max Harris.
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Philip Sims: Karl Howman
Mr Beeston, Head Teacher: James Grout
Mr Holliday, Deputy Head: Tom Watson
Mrs Stone, School secretary: Margaret John
Mrs Patterson: Deirdre Costello
Mr Long: Paul Copley
Mrs Rudd: Vivienne Martin
Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway
Julian Helm: Richard Pearce
Mr Boswell: William Simons
Video shop assistant: George Sweeney
Sam: Stuart Heath
Sally-: Colleen Kelly

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
Learning to read in Europe. 2: Italy.
Serial: The Stand-in (4)


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Prime Minister's Questions

and other business from Parliament.

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

The Rest of Heaven Was Blue
A successful sculptor is to have a retrospective exhibition on her 90th birthday. But she is going blind.
Written by Diana Bishop.
Director Richard Wortley


Written By: Diana Bishop.
Director: Richard Wortley
Romaine Sage: Mary Wimbush
Sandro: Charles Simpson
Sylvia: Frances Jeater
Mungo Young: Fraser Kerr

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with members of the Endellion Quartet, one of the country's leading string quartets.
Producer Nigel Wilkinson


Producer: Nigel Wilkinson

: News

: The Local Network

Bye Bye, Baby
Population control is a political hot potato, smacking as it does of 'Big Brother'. None of the major political parties has a policy addressing family size. But according to one pressure group, Britain is trying to support 20 million people it can't afford. Neil Walker and David Clayton report. Producer Nick Clarke. Stereo


Unknown: Neil Walker
Unknown: David Clayton
Producer: Nick Clarke.

: Kaleidoscope

Robert Dawson-Scott reports from Paris on the latest recording of Salif Keita , the re-opening of the Jeu de Paume gallery with an exhibition of work by Bernard Buffet , and finds out what the French think of the English.
Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Robert Dawson-Scott
Unknown: Salif Keita
Unknown: Bernard Buffet
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton and Frank Partridge.


Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Frank Partridge.

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Out of Order

Join MPs Julian Critchley and Austin Mitchell and their guests in the political quiz chaired by Patrick Hannan. Producer Diane Messias Stereo


Unknown: Julian Critchley
Unknown: Patrick Hannan.
Producer: Diane Messias

: News

: The Archers

Jack proves to Peggy that he's still very much young at heart.

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad.
Reporter Stuart Simon. Producer Louise Hibbins


Reporter: Stuart Simon.
Producer: Louise Hibbins

: Science Now

: The English Character

The last of the series. A rich mix of wit and observation on the English character, in five parts.
Mad Dogs and Englishmen
Eccentric and proud of it, that's the English! Producer Julia Gillett. Stereo


Producer: Julia Gillett.

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presented by Peter White.
Producer Thena Heshel
* QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel [number removed]between
9.15and 10.15pm
0 FACTSHEET No 24: send large sae to: [address removed]
9 HANDBOOK: £ 12.50. from [address removed]


Presented By: Peter White.
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Kaleidoscope

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw.


Presented By: Richard Kershaw.

: A Book at Bedtime

Fludd by Hilary Mantel. Part 7.


Unknown: Hilary Mantel.

: 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.

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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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