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: News Briefing

: The Farming Week

Producer Tim Finney


Producer: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day

with James Whitbourn.


Unknown: James Whitbourn.

: Today

with Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday.
7.20 Listeners' Letters
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Vicky Cosstick. Editor Philip Harding


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Vicky Cosstick.
Editor: Philip Harding

: News

: Sport on 4

On the morning of the Rugby World Cup final at
Twickenham, Cliff Morgan talks to rugby enthusiasts over breakfast at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington. Producer Gill Pulsford


Producer: Gill Pulsford

: Breakaway

with Ken Bruce. Today:
Lynn Ten Kate continues her look at New Zealand by visiting Christchurch and watching the bungy jumping at Queenstown. Producer Sara Jane Hall
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Unknown: Ken Bruce.
Unknown: Lynn Ten Kate
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Loose Ends

with Ned Sherrin , and the likes of Robert Elms, Victoria Mather and The Men Who Know.
Producer Ian Gardhouse. Stereo


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Victoria Mather
Producer: Ian Gardhouse.

: The Week In Westminster

with Michael White.
Producer Dennis Sewell


Unknown: Michael White.
Producer: Dennis Sewell

: Europhile

Stephen Jessel presents the programme that meets the people of Europe. Editor Jolyon Monson


Unknown: Stephen Jessel
Editor: Jolyon Monson

: Money Box

with Heather Payton. Producer Frances Macdonald


Unknown: Heather Payton.
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

The antidote to panel games. In the chair: Humphrey Lyttelton. With Willie Rushton, Barry Cryer, Bill Tidy and Denise Coffey. Piano Colin Sell.
Producer Jon Naismith. Stereo


Chairman: Humphrey Lyttelton
Panellist: Willie Rushton
Panellist: Barry Cryer
Panellist: Bill Tidy
Panellist: Denise Coffey
Pianist: Colin Sell
Producer: Jon Naismith

: News

: Any Questions?

This week's panel:
David Blunkett , MP;
Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke , QC, MP; Lady Howe; and William Wallace. From Wolverhampton. Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby. and at 2.00pm
Any Answers? [number removed]withjonathan Dimbleby. Producers Anna Carragher and Alison Vernon Smith
• LINES OPEN from 12.30pm


Unknown: David Blunkett
Unknown: Kenneth Clarke
Unknown: William Wallace.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producers: Anna Carragher

: The Little Walls

Winston Graham 's novel is the first in an occasional series of dramatisations of Gold and Silver Dagger
Award-winning crime novels. Philip has returned to Europe from America after his brother appeared to commit suicide in Amsterdam. His search for the truth takes him from
England to Holland and Italy.
With Eric Allen , Ronald Herdman , Siriol Jenkins, Cassie McFarlane , Neil Roberts , David Sinclair ,
Matthew Sim and Auriol Smith. Dramatised by Juliet Ace
Director Ned Chaillet. Stereo
0 DRAMA: page 6


Unknown: Winston Graham
Unknown: Eric Allen
Unknown: Ronald Herdman
Unknown: Cassie McFarlane
Unknown: Neil Roberts
Unknown: David Sinclair
Unknown: Matthew Sim
Unknown: Auriol Smith.
Dramatised By: Juliet Ace
Director: Ned Chaillet.
Philip Turner: Alex Jennings
Martin Coxon: Roger Lloyd Pack
Leonie Winter: Kate Buffery
Charlotte Weber: Vivian Pickles
Capt Sanbergh: Norman Jones
HerminaMaas: Helen Cooper
VanRenkum: Terence Edmond
Tholen: Timothy Morand

: Age to Age

The return of the series. In recent years banks, building societies and high-street stores have been only too eager to provide credit.
Now, there's evidence that many traders are refusing credit cards. Hugh Barty -King tells Sean Street about some of history's famous debtors, and Barry Cunliffe visits the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street whose pockets were first picked by Pitt almost 200 years ago.
Producer John Knight


Unknown: Hugh Barty
Unknown: Sean Street
Unknown: Barry Cunliffe
Unknown: Threadneedle Street
Producer: John Knight

: Science Now

with Peter Evans.
Producer Julia Durbin


Unknown: Peter Evans.
Producer: Julia Durbin

: Living with the Legend

Six programmes exploring the legacy of reputation inherited by succeeding generations from people who made headlines in their day.
1: Lord of the "Californian" When the Titanic sank in 1912, Captain Stanley Lord was the man they blamed for not going to her rescue. Roger Wilkes investigates the story and the legacy it represents for Lord's son, 80 years on. Producer Diana Stenson


Unknown: Captain Stanley Lord
Unknown: Roger Wilkes
Producer: Diana Stenson

: Fourth Column

The last of the present series with Simon Hoggart and friends.
Producer Brian King


Unknown: Simon Hoggart

: News

and Sports Round-Up

: Week Ending

A look back at the week's news with Sally Grace and Brian Bowles.


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Brian Bowles.

: Stop the Week

with Robert Robinson.
Producer Michael Ember. Stereo


Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Kaleidoscope

The Sound of Silence
Silence in art can speak volumes. How does it do it?
What is the difference between Beethoven's silences and Samuel Beckett 's? Can you paint silence? Peter Holland investigates, with contributors including the composer
Alexander Goehr and the novelist
Producer Tim Dee. Stereo


Unknown: Samuel Beckett
Unknown: Peter Holland
Unknown: Alexander Goehr
Producer: Tim Dee.

: Classic Serial: The Personal History of David Copperfield: 8: Mischief

A ten-part dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel.

Uriah is now a partner in Wickfield and Heep and has taken on a new clerk, Mr Micawber. Dora's father has died, and she now lives with two spinster aunts, who allow David to call on her. Dramatised by Betty Davies


Author: Charles Dickens
Dramatised by: Betty Davies
Director: Marilyn Imrie
David Copperfield: Gary Cady
Betsy Trotwood: Miriam Margolyes
Mr Dick: David Bamber
Mrs Micawber: Sheila Hancock
Dora: Maria Miles
Uriah Heep: Phil Daniels
Mr Peggotty: David Burke
Agnes: Jane Whittenshaw
Mr Wickfield: Timothy Bateson
Mrs Steerforth: Irene Sutcliffe
Rosa Dartle: Jenny Howe
Traddles: Mark Straker
Martha: Adjoa Andoh
Jip: Ronald Herdman
Dr Strong/Man: James Greene
Annie Strong: Alice Arnold
Littimer: Norman Jones
Mrs Markleham: Ann Windsor
Mrs Steerforth's maid: Petra Markham
Clergyman: Timothy Carlton

: Conversation Piece

Sue MacGregor's first guest in a new series is Dorothy Dunnett , painter, crime writer and above all historical novelist.


Unknown: Dorothy Dunnett

: Music In Mind

Presented by Brian Kay.
Producer Sarah Devonald. Stereo


Presented By: Brian Kay.
Producer: Sarah Devonald.

: Ten to Ten

led by the Rev
Dr Robert Tosh. Stereo


Unknown: Dr Robert Tosh.

: News

: Open Mind

A new series of eight discussions chaired by Britain's leading columnists. This week Edward Mortimer presents the programme that challenges its participants to think before they speak.
Producer Gwyneth Williams Stereo


Unknown: Edward Mortimer

: Just in Case

Charlotte Mitchell is back with poems written and read in her own inimitable style. Producer Piers Plowright Stereo


Unknown: Charlotte Mitchell
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with stage producer
Wendy Toye and musical director Grant Hossack.


Unknown: Wendy Toye
Director: Grant Hossack.

: Dear Diary

Simon Brett trawls the diaries of the famous and not-so-famous.
Parson Woodforde buys a new wig; and a Mass Observation diarist complains about the BBC. Stereo


Unknown: Simon Brett
Unknown: Parson Woodforde

: 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.

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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