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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev Michael Blood.


Unknown: Michael Blood.

: Today

with John Humphrys andSueMacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev
Dr Donald English.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Dr Donald English.

: The Old Left

by Daniel Menaker. 4: ContinuingCare


Unknown: Daniel Menaker.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Conductor Klaus Tennstedt talks toSueLawley.


Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt

: The Village

The real-life everyday story of the folk of Bentley in Hampshire, presented in eight programmes by Nigel Farrell.
3: It's the day of Pom's charity auction - but as the hall fills, suddenly her target seems very optimistic.
Producer Chris Paling


Unknown: Nigel Farrell.

: Daily Service

The Father's Love
Reading: Luke 10, w 25-37.
Director of Music Jonathan Rennert.


Music: Jonathan Rennert.

: Homeward Bound

Four programmes in which Harry Thompson explores the way it was for women. 2: The Castle Dangerous An appreciation of the art of household management. Reader Clare Beck. Producer Jacqueline Smith Stereo


Unknown: Harry Thompson
Reader: Clare Beck.
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: The Bible

Genesis. Part 10.

: Woman's Hour

from Manchester.
Introduced by Cathy Smith.
The National Curriculum, testing 7-year-olds,new GCSEs, parent power - is a teacher's lot a happy one?
Serial: Mansfield Park (10)


Introduced By: Cathy Smith.

: The Natural History Programme

A world of wildlife with Jessica Holm. Producer John Ruthven


Unknown: Jessica Holm.
Producer: John Ruthven

: You and Yours

Presented by Margaret Collins.


Presented By: Margaret Collins.

: The Food Programme

The second half of Derek Cooper 's visit to Ireland. This week he asks if the Irish can keep their land unpolluted and still expand their food and agriculture industries to provide much-needed jobs. Producer Marie Helly


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: Marie Helly

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Classic Serial

The Personal History of David Copperfield
Charles Dickens 's novel dramatised in ten parts. 2: 1 Begin Life on My Own Account


Unknown: David Copperfield
Unknown: Charles Dickens

: 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

: Bookshelf

Daphne Drummond , ageing literary baglady, decides to take a lover - Jenny Diski tells Nigel Forde about the extraordinary heroine of her latest novel. Also, private words from wartime, and Alice's White Knight.
Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Daphne Drummond
Unknown: Jenny Diski
Unknown: Nigel Forde
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Louisa Buck discusses figurative art and the changing reputation of artist Francesco Clemente with painter Steven Campbell and critic
Waldemarjanuszczak. Plus a report on the master of the tabla, the Indian musician
Zakir Hussain.
Producer Tim Dee. Stereo


Unknown: Louisa Buck
Artist: Francesco Clemente
Unknown: Steven Campbell
Unknown: Zakir Hussain.
Producer: Tim Dee.

: Short Story

The last of five stories written by poets.
The Two Masks of O by Dannie Abse.
Intrigue and possible arson in the world of Welsh amateur dramatics.
Read by Sion Probert. Producer Alison Hindell


Unknown: Dannie Abse.
Read By: Sion Probert.
Producer: Alison Hindell

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: September Song

A humorous and moving exploration of middle age, written in seven parts by Ken Blakeson.
5: Falling in Love Again
Everything seems to be on the up for Billy and Ted, but can their luck last?
Additional material by Tom Mennard.
Director Susan Hogg Stereo


Unknown: Ken Blakeson.
Unknown: Tom Mennard.
Director: Susan Hogg
Billy Balsam: Geoff Hinsliff
TedFenwick: James Greene
Cilla: Lynda Rooke
Jenny: Julia Ford
Arnie: Ian Lindsay
TVproducer: Christopher Kent

: News

: The Archers

Poor Tom has a lot on his plate.
Written by Graham Harvey
0 WRITE to: Archers Addicts Fan Club, [address removed] enclosing an sae


Written By: Graham Harvey
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Shula: Judy Bennett
Mark: Richard Derrington
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
Kate: Susie Riddell
Tom: Bob Arnold
Sid: Alan Devereux
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Cameron: Delaval Astley
Robin: Tim Meats
Tim: Robert Portal
Alan: Andy Hockley

: Pick of the Week

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


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Viv Black.

: Any Questions?

The panel includes: Barbara Amiel , journalist; the Rt Hon RoyHattersley.MP, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party and Opposition Spokesman on Home Affairs; and Helena Kennedy , QC. From Wayland Prison, Thetford. Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Anna Carragher


Unknown: Barbara Amiel
Unknown: Helena Kennedy
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Stop Press

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


Unknown: Geoffrey Goodman
Producer: Dennis Sewell

: Kaleidoscope


: Letter from America

● CASSETTE: Letterfrom America, from retailers

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: A Book at Bedtime

Turning Back the Sun by Colin Thubron. Part 5.


Unknown: Colin Thubron.

: Week Ending

A look back at the week's news. With David Tate ,
Bill Wallis and Sally Grace. Producer Jon Magnusson. Stereo


Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: Sally Grace.
Producer: Jon Magnusson.

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton. Stereo


Unknown: Heather Payton.

: John Pilger

reflects on four comers of the world that have caught his journalist's eye and his conscience.
4: The Last Days of Saigon 'A soldier holding up a dead child by one arm stood stiffly to attention as he was photographed. It was this one image which, for me, symbolised the suffering of the Vietnamese people.' Producer Andrew Parfitt


Producer: Andrew Parfitt

: 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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