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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev Canon
Tony Hart. Stereo


Unknown: Tony Hart.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Fr Oliver McTernan.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Fr Oliver McTernan.

: Summoned by Bells

by John Betjeman. Part 8.


Unknown: John Betjeman.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Guest castaway Baroness Trumpington.
(Stereo) (Broadcast Sun 12.15pm)

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley of The Financial Times airs your letters and comments on BBC programmes and policy.
Producer Nick Utechin
0 WRITE to: Feedback, BBC. London w A A 1 AA


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Special Assignment

BBC correspondents at home and abroad report on one of the main British or foreign topics in this week's news.
Producers Carole Lacey and Howard Rogers


Producers: Carole Lacey
Producers: Howard Rogers

: Morning Story

Dusky Ruth by A E Coppard.
Read by Maria Aitken. Producer Anne-Marie Cole


Unknown: Dusky Ruth
Read By: Maria Aitken.
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: Daily Service

Jesus Is Lord! Creation's Voice Proclaims It;
Colossians 1, w 9-20; Meekness and Majesty (Kendrick); Forth in the Peace of Christ We Go
(Duke Street).
Director of Music
Shaun Islip. Stereo

: Amazon Watershed

In the last of the series, George Monbiot looks at the consequences of the destruction in the Amazon for the rest of the world. He follows some of the attempts to save the greatest living system on earth, showing why the 1990s could be its watershed.
Producer John Ruthven


Unknown: George Monbiot
Producer: John Ruthven

: More Wrestling than Dancing

In the third of six programmes,
David Moreau recalls a wartime boyhood spent in an eccentric guest house in Wiltshire.
Behind the Lines


Unknown: David Moreau

: You and Yours

with John Howard. 0 FACTSHEET No 32: send a large sae to
[address removed]


Unknown: John Howard.

: The Gardening Quiz

Dr Stefan Buczacki.
'What was an abricock?'
Time for gardening knowledge to blossom between two teams led by Irene Thomas and Norman Painting. This week's guests are Glenda Jackson , Rod Hull , Harry Chapman Pincher and Mary O'Hara.
(Answer: the ancient name for an apricot) Producer Diana Stenson


Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki.
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Norman Painting.
Unknown: Glenda Jackson
Unknown: Rod Hull
Unknown: Harry Chapman Pincher
Unknown: Mary O'Hara.
Producer: Diana Stenson

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from Scotland.
Introduced by Ruth Wishart.
Serial: Seeing Red (3)


Introduced By: Ruth Wishart.

: Classic Serial

The third of four tales of love and death by Robert Louis Stevenson. The Ebb-Tide


Unknown: Robert Louis Stevenson.

: News

: Tea Junction

The topical discussion show in which
Patrick Hannan and his guests take a sceptical look at the week's events.
Producer Richard Thomas


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Producer: Richard Thomas

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen is at the National Theatre for
Brecht's Arturo Ui starring Anthony Sher ; and listens to the strange heads of Têtes Brulees.
Producer Tessa Watt. Stereo


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Anthony Sher
Producer: Tessa Watt.

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Winston In Love

Peter Tinniswood 's six-part serial.
4: A Dangerous Critter
Everybody except William has fallen in love: Nancy with Roland from the Ministry of Whatsisname, Father with a ghastly old crone, Rosie with a handsome young 'blokie' and Winston with a disgusting woman from the fish shop.
Director Shaun Macloughlin Stereo


Unknown: Peter Tinniswood
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Nancy: Shirley Dixon
Father: Maurice Denham
Rosie: Liz Goulding
William: Christian Rodska
Winston: Bill Wallis

: News

: The Archers

Neil has some strong words for Phil.
Written by Mary Cutler


Written By: Mary Cutler
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
John ,,,,, ,,: Sam Barriscale
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Sid: Alan Devereux
Lucy: Tracy-Jane White
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Lynda: Carole Boyd

: Pick of the Week

Chris Serle presents his selection of extracts from
BBC radio and television over the past seven days. Producer Judith Bumpus. Stereo


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Judith Bumpus.

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs an investigation into the moral questions behind the week's news.
Witnesses face cross-examination from a panel including Rabbi
Hugo Gryn and Janet Daley. Producer David Coomes. Stereo


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Hugo Gryn
Unknown: Janet Daley.
Producer: David Coomes.

: Stop Press

Geoffrey Goodman presents a personal look at the week's press and the newspaper business. Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: Geoffrey Goodman
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Kaleidoscope

At home with film-maker Derek Jarman. Stereo


Unknown: Derek Jarman.

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.
0 CASSETTE: Letter from
America, from retailers


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Stereo


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: A Book at Bedtime

Talking It Over by Julian Barnes. The final part.


Unknown: Julian Barnes.

: On the Hour

The news as it happens, if it happens. The latest News Files, Flash Index and Golf Exchange, with news presenter Chris Morris.
News reports from David Schneider, Nick Ross, Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber, Brian Hanrahan and Rebecca Front.
Editor Armando lannucci


Presenter: Chris Morris
Unknown: David Schneider
Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Steve Coogan
Unknown: Patrick Marber
Unknown: Brian Hanrahan

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton. Stereo


Unknown: Heather Payton.

: Cutler the Lax

Complete the following sentence in no more than
12 words:
'Three programmes in which humorist
Ivor Cutler delves into the archives and ... ' Producer Mark Savage. Stereo


Unknown: Ivor Cutler
Producer: Mark Savage.

: 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.

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