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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Very Rev
Gilleasbuig Macmillan.


Unknown: Gilleasbuig MacMillan.

: Today

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


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Indarjit Singh.

: The Landlord of 'The Love-a-DuCk'

A two-part shaggy dog story by Stacy Aumonier read by John Baddeley. I: A Wager Is Made
Producer Matthew Walters


Story By: Stacy Aumonier
Read By: John Baddeley.
Producer: Matthew Walters

: News

: Opinion

An Impossible Life
Home, family and profession - does the Western woman now have it all? Rana Kabbani , Muslim writer living in Britain, challenges the view that feminism has triumphed in the West, in the first of four personalised documentaries.
Producer Anna Parkinson


Unknown: Rana Kabbani
Producer: Anna Parkinson

: A Glass of Blessings

A six-part adaptation of Barbara Pym 's novel. 4: Lenten Fare Wilmet investigates and the truth is revealed about the pillbox, but who is Piers's mysterious 'colleague'? Adapted by Elizabeth Proud Producer Sioned Wiliam . Stereo


Unknown: Barbara Pym
Adapted By: Elizabeth Proud
Producer: Sioned Wiliam
Wilmet Forsyth: Joanna David
Sybil: Mary Wimbush
Piers: Christopher Good
Rodney: Donald Gee
Fr Thames: John Moffatt
Harry: Geoffrey Matthews
Mary Beamish: Jane Knowles
Wilf Bason: William Simons
MissPrideaux: Hilda Schroder
Rowena: Elizabeth Proud
Keith: Ian Targett
FrRansome: Michael Onslow
Miss Limpsett: Maxine Audley

: The Bible

Exodus. Part 6.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
Are there any real differences between polytechnics and universities? Who will benefit if they merge into a single tier? Sonia Beesley investigates. Serial:
Mansfield Park (19)


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Sonia Beesley

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents from around the world take a sideways look at their host countries.
Producer GeoffSpink

: You and Yours

Presented by Debbie Thrower.


Presented By: Debbie Thrower.

: Trivia Test Match


: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Gigo

Swine disease; the 8.27 from Hebden Bridge; the meaning of time: just some of the disparate elements that Graham struggles to make sense of in Trevor Hoyle 's Radio Times award-winning comedy.
Director Philip Martin. Stereo 0 DRAMA: page 8


Unknown: Trevor Hoyle
Director: Philip Martin.
Graham: Alun Armstrong
Liz: Susan Tracy
Mother: Joyce Gibbs
Jack: David Vann
Maggie/Nurse: Tina Gray
Ray: Rob Swinton
Wayne: Alex Jones
Warren: Richard Allenson
Newsreaders: Geoff Serle

: Down Your Way

: Poetry Please!

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Adjoa Andoh and Denys Hawthorne. Guest David Dabydeen.
Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo • REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!.. BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
• CASSETTE: Poetry Please! Volume 2. from retailers


Introduces: Simon Rae
Readers: Adjoa Andoh
Readers: Denys Hawthorne.
Unknown: David Dabydeen.
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen is at the first night of Becket, starring Derek Jacobi and Robert Lindsay ; the artist Jock McFadyen is today's studio guest; and a work by Benjamin Britten gets its recorded premiere.
Producer James Clarke. Stereo


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Unknown: Robert Lindsay
Artist: Jock McFadyen
Producer: James Clarke.

: Short Story

Arthur Seal and the Hand of Fate by Philip Oakes.
'Civilisation came to my part of north Staffordshire in the summer of 1938 with Arthur Seal , a speculative builder whose ambitions went far beyond bricks and mortar.'
Read by Gerry Hinks. Producer Anne-Marie Cole


Unknown: Philip Oakes.
Unknown: Arthur Seal
Read By: Gerry Hinks.
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: PM

presented by Frank Partridge


Presented By: Frank Partridge

: All the World'saGlobe

Last of eight programmes presented by the National Theatre of Brent.
Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo


Producer: Lissa Evans.

: The Adventures of Superman

Ten epic stories.
8: Double Trouble for Superman - just when Lois needs urgent help....
With Jon Pertwee, Simon Treves and Barbara Barnes.
Based on stones by John Byrne and Dave Gibbons, published by and used under licence from DC Comics Inc. Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Adapted, written and produced by Dirk Maggs. (Stereo)


Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Unknown: Simon Treves
Unknown: Barbara Barnes
Unknown: John Byrne
Unknown: Dave Gibbons
Unknown: Jerry Siegel
Unknown: Joe Shuster
Produced By: Dirk Maggs.
Lex Luthor: William Hootkins
Lois Lane: Lorelei King
Superman: Stuart Milligan

: News

: The Archers

Cameron, Cameron, wherefore art thou... ?

: I Remember It Well

The pianist Peter Donohoe has managed to commit 75 concerti to memory.
Ian Richardson , who performed Hamlet 30 years ago, can still recite it. Paul Daniels can remember the name of every member of his audience. And Benny Green can still name the Arsenal team from 1930.
Alan Titchmarsh talks to these and other great recollectors in an attempt to discover how people's memories work.
Producer Rosie Bouiton. Stereo


Pianist: Peter Donohoe
Unknown: Ian Richardson
Unknown: Paul Daniels
Unknown: Benny Green
Talks: Alan Titchmarsh
Producer: Rosie Bouiton.

: Analysis

The Mind behind the Cross
Over 50 national opinion polls will be published during the next general election campaign, supplementing the political parties' numerous private surveys. But
Peter Hennessy asks: how far do the pollsters know voters' views, and what effect does intensive polling have on our politics? Producer Simon Coates


Unknown: Peter Hennessy
Producer: Simon Coates

: Hearing Voices, Seeing Things

A compilation of memories and voices in six programmes.
4: Ian McMillan goes on the round with Colin Leech , a milkman from Darfield, near Barnsley. Producer Dave Sheasby. Stereo


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Colin Leech
Producer: Dave Sheasby.

: Does He Take Sugar?

with Ted Harrison.
For disabled listeners.
Producer Marlene Pease 9 PHONE: [number removed]
(Mon-Fri 10.00am-5.00pm) 0 WRITE to: Does He Take
Sugar?. BBC. LondonWIA 1AA


Unknown: Ted Harrison.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: A Book at Bedtime

A Pacifist's War by Frances Partridge. Part 4.


Unknown: Frances Partridge.

: Monk's Hood

: Strange Stories

The second of two true investigations.
The Message in the Marble Since its erection in 174 1, the monument to
William Shakespeare in Westminster Abbey has kept a little-known secret in Poets' Corner. Lines from The Tempest, inscribed on its marble scroll, were seemingly deliberately misspelt, misquoted and rearranged. Why? In the monument's
250th year, it's time to ask who butchered the Bard.
Producer Gwyn Richards Stereo


Unknown: William Shakespeare
Producer: Gwyn Richards

: 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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