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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Very Rev
Gilleasbuig Macmillan.


Unknown: Gilleasbuig MacMillan.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Indarjit Singh.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Indarjit Singh.

: Love and Friendship

Following Fay Weldon's Letters to Alice on First Reading Jane Austen, Kate Lyn Evans reads part of the novel in letter-form written by Austen when she was only 14.


Reader: Kate Lyn Evans
Producer: Alec Reid

: News

: Midweek

with Libby Purves. Guest interview by Brian Hayes. Producer Bridget Osbome


Unknown: Libby Purves.
Unknown: Brian Hayes.
Producer: Bridget Osbome

: Best Behaviour

Six programmes.
4: Business Manners More shop assistants are now trained to be courteous. But, asks Nigel Rees , do customers like the results? Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Daily Service

Now My Tongue, the Mystery Telling (Tantum ergo, BBC HB 208); Ave
Verum (Mozart); Mark 14, vv 12-26; An Upper Room (Folksong); Christ Is the Heavenly Food (Jackson). With the BBC Singers directed by Barry Rose.


Directed By: Barry Rose.

: The Bible

Exodus. Part 5.

: Woman's Hour

As this year's Dance Umbrella is launched, bringing the world's leading dancers to Britain,
Jenni Murray meets its founder and director, Val Bourne.
Serial: Mansfield Park (18)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Director: Val Bourne.

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: Crown Papers

A six-part series written by Peter Ling and Juliet Ace. 3: As the country celebrates the royal jubilee, will Caro's secret finally be revealed?
Director Tracey Neale. Stereo


Written By: Peter Ling
Written By: Juliet Ace.
Director: Tracey Neale.
Alice, Lady Minster: Dinah Sheridan
William, Lord Minster: Geoffrey Whitehead
Beatrice, Dowager Countess: Margaret Rawlings
Polly, Viscountess Ebony: Melinda Walker
Alexander, Viscount Ebony: William Wortley
Lady Caroline Gaunt: Deborah Makepeace
Hon Mrs Jenny Gaunt: Helena Breck
Sir Charles Bowyer: Brett Usher
Hon Mrs Jenny Gaunt: Shelley Thompson
Lady Cloudesley: Susan Sheridan
Muriel Beasley: Joanna Myers

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: pmAParty Political Broadcast

by the Labour Party.

: The Archers

: Posters ofMontmartre

The last of four plays based on characters in Toulouse-Lautrec's posters, written by John Peacock. Aristide Bruant
Aristide, in his club the Cafe Mirliton, has become a fashionable success - not what he intended. He needs to find a new direction, and so does Yvette Guilbert.
With Irene Sutcliffe ,
Jane Whittenshaw , Fraser Kerr. Music Stephen Warbeck. Director Jane Morgan. Stereo


Written By: John Peacock.
Written By: Aristide Bruant
Unknown: Yvette Guilbert.
Unknown: Irene Sutcliffe
Unknown: Jane Whittenshaw
Unknown: Fraser Kerr.
Music: Stephen Warbeck.
Director: Jane Morgan.
Aristide Bruant: Bernard Hill
Yvette Guilbert: Julie Covington
Toulouse-Lautrec: Cuve Merrison
MaxSchiller: Brett Usher
Albine: Pauline Letts
Alexandre: Robert Portal
Chopinette: Alice Arnold

: Treasure Islands

A Box of Delights with Michael Rosen. Quentin Blake and Catherine Brighton discuss styles and developments in children's book illustrations - from E H
Shepherd to Nicola Bayley. Producer Jill Burridge


Unknown: Michael Rosen.
Unknown: Quentin Blake
Unknown: Nicola Bayley.
Producer: Jill Burridge

: Relative Values

Last in the series. Stereo

: Encounters

Christopher Cook continues his search in the BBC Sound Archives to discover something of the great figures of the past. Producer John Knight


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: John Knight

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Brian Sibley 's guests include French actor
Gerard Depardieu , star of Claude Berri 'snewfilm Uranus; the life of engineer
Isambard Kingdom Brunei is told in a new book; and Charles de Ledesma unravels the music of the Japanese archipelago.
Producer Nicki Paxman. Stereo


Unknown: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Gerard Depardieu
Unknown: Claude Berri
Unknown: Charles de Ledesma
Producer: Nicki Paxman.

: Short Story: Great Hope for the Future

by David Marshall.
Young Leo from the West Country needs to rent a London bedsit but Mrs Stokes, his would-be landlady, is a rather frightening woman.
Read by Charles Simpson.


Author: David Marshall.
Reader: Charles Simpson.
Producer: Richard Wortley

: PM

with Valerie Singleton.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton.

: News

: The Archers

Mike may be in the money.

: Face the Facts

John Waite investigates. Editor Graham Ellis


Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Graham Ellis

: All in the Mind

: Present Imperfect

Last of three programmes in which Roy Strong searches for Britain's
20th-century heritage.
Nine Years and Counting: Is It Too Late?
Producer Jane Beresford


Unknown: Roy Strong
Producer: Jane Beresford

: In Business

You Never Got Poor by.... David Sullivan is a press baron with a difference: he and his readers have got sex on the brain. From this week, his paper The Sport is published seven days a week. Is it alien porn, or just pleasing the public? Peter Day finds out. Producer Neil Koenig


Unknown: David Sullivan
Unknown: Peter Day
Producer: Neil Koenig

: Joining the Cubs

Six programmes in which journalists remember the first faltering steps they took in their careers.
4: Illegal Entry
The early 70s, and Edward Pearce - now a Guardian columnist - is a disillusioned history teacher in South Shields, wishing he was a journalist. Producer Caroline Adams


Unknown: Edward Pearce
Producer: Caroline Adams

: Kaleidoscope

: The Financial World Tonight

with Tim Bowler. Stereo


Unknown: Tim Bowler.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod.


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod.

: A Book at Bedtime

A Pacifist's War by Frances Partridge. Part 3.


Unknown: Frances Partridge.

: Homeward Bound

Four programmes in which Harry Thompson explores the way it was for women. 3: As It Is with Rabbits....


Unknown: Harry Thompson

: The Birth of Europe

Small Cog- Big Machine Peter France looks at how trade began and how it has changed through time, in the last of the series.
Producer Mary Colwell


Producer: Mary Colwell

: 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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