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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev Alun Evans.


Unknown: Rev Alun Evans.

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Professor
Charles Handy.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Charles Handy.

: News

: Face the Facts

with John Waite.


Unknown: John Waite.

: A Taste of Malay

One of the ten most spoken languages is Malay - the mother tongue of the Malays and the national language of Malaysia and Indonesia. But before the Second
World War, fewer than ten per cent of Indonesians spoke it at home.
Ray Gosling investigates the past, present and future of Malay with Tengku Aziz , Eka Budienta and Dr Nigel Phillips. Producer Jenny Lo


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Unknown: Tengku Aziz
Unknown: Eka Budienta
Unknown: Dr Nigel Phillips.
Producer: Jenny Lo

: The Natural History Programme

Male bitterns can be identified from their distinctive booming calls, helping ornithologists to count their numbers and conserve Britain's 'most important breeding bird'. Presented by Fergus Keeling and Nick Davies. Producer John Ruthven


Presented By: Fergus Keeling
Presented By: Nick Davies.
Producer: John Ruthven

: An Act of Worship

Reflecting on the concerns of the day. Stereo

: Citizens

Stereo (Omnibus edition on Saturday at 6.25pm)

: Writers Revealed

Six playwrights in conversation with Rosemary Hartill about how their ideas and beliefs influence their work. 4: David Storey
Producer David Coomes. Stereo


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Unknown: David Storey
Producer: David Coomes.

: First Person

A Present for Timothy David Mayo tells of an epic trek through Africa to deliver a china mug to an 11-year-old boy.


Unknown: Timothy David Mayo

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: The Men from the Ministry

Something about a Soldier Wilfrid Hyde White and Richard Murdoch star with Warren Mitchell , Norma Ronald , David Nettheim and David Graham.
Written by Johnnie Mortimer , Brian Cooke and Edward Taylor. Producer Edward Taylor Stereo


Unknown: Wilfrid Hyde White
Unknown: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Unknown: Norma Ronald
Unknown: David Nettheim
Unknown: David Graham.
Written By: Johnnie Mortimer
Written By: Brian Cooke
Written By: Edward Taylor.
Producer: Edward Taylor

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

From Love Story to
Dynasty - Ali MacGraw tells Sylvia Horn how she revitalised her career. Serial: The Stand-in (6)


Unknown: Ali MacGraw
Unknown: Sylvia Horn

: Morning Darkness

Bruce Stewart 's drama is based on a true story. In 1982 in Guatemala, the army told the Indians of a small market town that unless 'subversive' teachers and nurses were killed within 24 hours, the town and surrounding villages would be razed to the ground.
Singer and composer Richard Connolly
Flautist Melanie Smith
Director Shaun MacLoughlin


Unknown: Bruce Stewart
Unknown: Richard Connolly
Unknown: Flautist Melanie Smith
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Captain Diaz: Timothy West
Mercedes: Maxine Audley
Inigo: Christian Rodska
Abigail: Shelley Thompson
Quad: William Eedle
Lazaro: Bill Wallis
Carmalita ,: Elizabeth Mansfield
Porfirio: Mark Straker

: News

: Bookshelf

Michael Longley discusses Gorse Fires, his first collection of new poems for over ten years, and Nigel Forde talks to Ben Elton , who exposes the turbo-charged enemy of the environment in Gridlock, his new comic thriller. And what is the role of the writer in shaping society? Nigel Forde canvasses the views of novelists and politicians who write. Producer Sally Marmion
* TICKETS: Maya Angelou will present her choice of poetry and prose With Great Pleasure before a live audience in the Paris
Theatre on Wednesday 19 June at 7.30pm. To obtain tickets, telephone 0[number removed]


Unknown: Michael Longley
Talks: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Ben Elton
Unknown: Nigel Forde
Producer: Sally Marmion
Unknown: Maya Angelou

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen is at the new
Paines Plough production of Augustine which evokes the life of a young 'hysteric'; and Radio 3 celebrates the life and work of writer and producer Alfred Bradley. Producer Ariane Koek


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Alfred Bradley.
Producer: Ariane Koek

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: News

: The Archers

Sharon and Thorkil assess their time together now it's nearing a close.

: Radio Lives

Five portraits of radio greats.
4: JB Priestley
His wartime Postscript broadcasts raised the nation's morale. A natural broadcaster, prolific novelist, essayist and playwright, the gruff outspoken Yorkshireman was also a shy mystic.
Ronald Eyre explores the multi-faceted John Boynton Priestley.
Producer Penny Lawrence. Stereo


Unknown: Ronald Eyre
Unknown: John Boynton Priestley.

: Analysis

Not in My Backyard
With housing needs set to grow in the 90s, David Walker asks why the government has not applied market principles to land use and development. Will it soon have to insist on building in somebody's backyard? Producer Frank Smith


Unknown: David Walker
Producer: Frank Smith

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Kati Whitaker.
For disabled listeners.
Producer Marlene Pease 0 PHONE: [number removed]
0 WRITE to: Does He Take
Sugar?, BBC. London WI A 1AA


Presented By: Kati Whitaker.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

: The Financial World Tonight

Presented by Roger White. Stereo


Presented By: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod.


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod.

: A Book at Bedtime

Fludd by Hilary Mantel. Part 9.


Unknown: Hilary Mantel.

: London Transports

The last in a series of four plays based on Maeve Binchy's ironic view of London life.
Lancaster Gate
An illicit weekend in London teaches Lisa some home truths about men.
Dramatised by Kate Binchy Director Eoin O'Callaghan Stereo


Dramatised By: Kate Binchy
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Lisa: Jane Gurnett
Matthew: Mark Drewry
Maggie: Petra Markham
Miss Weston: Maxine Audley
Policeman: Patrick Bailey
Restaurateur/Street trader: Ian Lindsay
Nurse/Room service: Danielle Allan

: 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.

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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