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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers Sue Broom and Steve Punter

: 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 the Rt Rev Richard Harries.


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: The Landlord of 'TheLove-a-Duck'

by Stacy Aumonier.
2: The Infant Prodigy Performs


Unknown: Stacy Aumonier.

: News

: The Village

The real-life stories of thefolkofBentleyin
Hampshire, presented in eight programmes by Nigel Farrell.
5: With urns primed, Hilda and Margaret are ready for the coach party expected for tea at the church. But it's getting late, where are they? Producer Chris Paling. Stereo


Unknown: Nigel Farrell.
Producer: Chris Paling.

: Homeward Bound

Final programme exploring the way it was for women. TheRanks WillBeJolly Harry Thompson indulges in a little embroidery. Producer Jacqueline Smith. Stereo


Unknown: Harry Thompson
Producer: Jacqueline Smith.

: Daily Service

Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendour (St Helen, BBC HB 206);
Panis Angelicus (Franck); Luke 24, w 13-35;
Halleluya! We Sing Your Praises; Light of the Minds That Know Him (King's Lynn).
Director of Music
Stephen Layton.


Unknown: Panis Angelicus
Unknown: Stephen Layton.

: The Bible

Exodus. Part 7.

: Woman's Hour

A special programme from Birmingham devoted to fathers and fatherhood, with Clive Anderson and Michael Rosen. What makes a good father? Do children suffer from father deprivation? What rights do fathers have? Do families need fathers at all? And does the new Children Act affect the position of fathers?
Serial: Mansfield Park Final part.


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Unknown: Michael Rosen.

: The Natural History Programme

with Jessica Holm. Producer John Ruthven


Unknown: Jessica Holm.
Producer: John Ruthven

: You and Yours

with Debbie Thrower.


Unknown: Debbie Thrower.

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper.
Producers Sheila Dillon and Marie Helly


Presented By: Derek Cooper.
Producers: Sheila Dillon
Producers: Marie Helly

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Classic Serial

The Personal History of David Copperfield Charles Dickens 's novel dramatised in ten parts. 4: The Question of My Future


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

From The Edible Woman published in 1969 to Cat's Eye, Margaret Attwood is one of Canada's best-selling writers at home and abroad. Through
The Handmaid's Tale, recently made into a film, she became a literary celebrity. In this special edition, she talks to Nigel Forde about her novels, poetry and short stories -including a new collection, Wilderness Tips.
Producer Sally Marmion


Unknown: Margaret Attwood
Unknown: Nigel Forde
Producer: Sally Marmion

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Louisa Buck is at the major new exhibition of paintings by Toulouse-Lautrec at the Hayward Gallery; David Hare 's new play
Murm uring Judges opens at the National Theatre; and Theatre Guilds all over the country get ready to perform John Godber 's Happy Families.
Producer Beaty Rubens. Stereo


Unknown: Louisa Buck
Unknown: David Hare
Unknown: John Godber
Producer: Beaty Rubens.

: Short Story: The Largest Theme Park in the World

Imagine the whole of Europe exchanging work for perpetual sunbathing on the beaches of the Med ....


Writer: J G Ballard
Reader: Patrick Malahide
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

Presented by Frank Partridge.
• WRITE to: PM Letters. BBC. London W1A 1AA


Presented By: Frank Partridge.

: September Song

The final part of Ken Blakeson 's humorous and moving exploration of middle-age. Growing Up
Can Ted and Billy be reconciled?
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
Cilia: Lynda Rooke
Nurse: Marcella Riordan
Doctor: John Branwell

: News

: The Archers

Tony thinks they've got the ice cream licked.
Written by Emily Potts


Written By: Emily Potts
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Graeme Kirk
Shula: Judy Bennett
Mark: Richard Derrington
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Christine: Lesley Saweard
George: Graham Roberts
Tom: Bob Arnold
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Nelson: Jack May
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Caroline: Sara Coward
Cameron: Delaval Astley
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Jason: Brian Miller

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle.
Producer Matt Thompson. Stereo


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Producer: Matt Thompson.

: Any Questions?

This week's panel:
John Banham , Director General of the CBI;
Tony Blair , MP, Shadow Spokesman on Employment; the Rt Hon
John MacGregor , MP, Leader of the House of Commons, and Sir Russell Johnston , Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Spokesman on Foreign Affairs.
From Ramsbottom, Lancashire.
Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Anna Carragher


Unknown: John Banham
Unknown: Tony Blair
Unknown: John MacGregor
Unknown: Sir Russell Johnston
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Stop Press

with Robin Lustig.
Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Kaleidoscope

When Will Old Mistresses
Become Old Masters?
Louisa Buck asks how women painters fare in today's climate.


Unknown: Louisa Buck

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: A Book at Bedtime

A Pacifist's War by Frances Partridge. Final part.


Unknown: Frances Partridge.

: Week Ending

A look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis and Sally Grace.
Producer Jon Magnusson. Stereo


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

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton. Stereo


Unknown: Heather Payton.

: Glimpses of the Past

The second of two programmes in which
Professor Theo Barker delves among the BBC Sound Archives.
What did you do in your spare time, grandad? A century ago, youthful pastimes were often a lot more enterprising than today.
Producer Daniel Snowman


Unknown: Professor Theo Barker
Producer: Daniel Snowman

: 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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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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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