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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 John Humphrys and Peter Hobday.
7.20 Listeners' Letters
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Dr Paula Clifford.
Editor Philip Harding


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Dr Paula Clifford.
Editor: Philip Harding

: News

: Sport on 4

with Russell Davies.
Producer Gill Pulsford


Unknown: Russell Davies.
Producer: Gill Pulsford

: Breakaway

with Ken Bruce. Today's programme travels from the "garden of England", Kent, to the outskirts of Paris to visit some of the great building sites of Europe: the Channel
Tunnel and EuroDisney.
What changes will visitors to France encounter in 1992? Producer Sara Jane Hall
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Unknown: Ken Bruce.
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Loose Ends

with Ned Sherrin and the likes of Arthur Smith , Emma Freud and John Walters.
Producerrtlison Vernon-Smith Stereo


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Arthur Smith
Unknown: Emma Freud
Unknown: John Walters.

: The Week in Westminster

with Peter Jenkins. Producer Dennis Sewell


Unknown: Peter Jenkins.
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 , Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor . Piano Colin Sell.
Producer Jon Naismith. Stereo


Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton.
Unknown: Willie Rushton
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Piano: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Producer: Jon Naismith.

: News

: Any Questions?

The panel includes:
Virginia Bottomley, MP; Simon Hughes , MP; and Tom Sawyer. From Bedlington, Northumberland.
Jonathan Dimbleby. and at 2.00pm
Any Answers? [number removed]with Jonathan Dimbleby. Producers Anna Carragher and John Watkins
●LINES OPEN from 12.30pm


Unknown: Simon Hughes
Unknown: Tom Sawyer.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producers: Anna Carragher

: Saturday Playhouse

Black Bartlemy's Treasure
Jeffery Farnol's swashbuckling novel of pirates, vengeance, love and death set in England and on a desert island.
Dramatised by Michael Bartlett, Director Glyn Dearman. Stereo


Author: Jeffery Farnol
Dramatised By: Michael Bartlett
Director: Glyn Dearman
Martin Conisby: Steven Pacey
Joan Brandon: Julia Swift
Adam Penfeather: Sean Barrett
Black Bartlemy: Sean Arnold
Tressady: Ronald Herdman
Smiler: Colin McFarlane
Joel: Fraser Kerr
Abner Mings: Mark Straker
Sir Rupert: Andrew Wincott
Marjorie: Theresa Streatfeild

: Age to Age

The Nobel Peace Prize
Gallery was opened in the Museum for Peace at Caen in northern France earlier this year. Peter van den
Dungen tells Shireen Shah about other museums for peace and discusses the need for one in Britain.
Dresden's Lord Mayor has appealed to the British to scrap plans to erect a statue in London to Sir
Arthur "Bomber" Harris, who planned the destruction of the German city.
John Miller examines the continuing controversy over Britain's bombing policy in the Second World War.
Producer John Knight


Unknown: Shireen Shah
Unknown: John Miller
Producer: John Knight

: Science Now

with Peter Evans.
Producer Peter Croasdale


Unknown: Peter Evans.
Producer: Peter Croasdale

: Living with the Legend

Six programmes exploring the legacy of reputation inherited by succeeding generations from people who made headlines in their day.
5: The Lacemaker's
The dazzling Mrs Freda DudleyWardisnowa shadowy figure of 1930s high society, but for 16 years she was the discreet confidante and long-suffering mistress of the Prince of Wales. Her daughter Lady Angela Laycock recalls her "dashing, pretty mother and golden childhood". Presented by Roger Wilkes.
Producer Diana Stenson


Unknown: Mrs Freda
Unknown: Angela Laycock
Presented By: Roger Wilkes.
Producer: Diana Stenson

: Tea Junction

The current affairs chat show in which
Patrick Hannan and his guests take a sceptical look at the week's events.
Producer Richard Thomas


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Producer: Richard Thomas

: News

and Sports Round-Up

: Week Ending

with Bill Wallis ,
Millie Tiffin and Simon Gilman. Stereo


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: Millie Tiffin
Unknown: Simon Gilman.

: Stop the Week

with Robert Robinson. Animated table talk inspired by current public and private preoccupations. Producer Michael Ember. Stereo


Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Kaleidoscope

The Leaf and the Fig
Ficus ficus: Adam and Eve used its foliage as the original form of censorship; D H Lawrence invoked its sensuality. Paul Allen peers under the leaf and tastes the fruit of the fig tree in art and literature.
Producer Beaty Rubens. Stereo


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Beaty Rubens.

: Classic Serial

Jamaica Inn
A four-part dramatisation of Daphne du Maurier 's story of life on Bodmin Moor. 2: Mary believes she knows the terrible trade of Jamaica Inn, but Joss Merlyn , in a drunken stupor, reveals something far more evil than anything she could imagine.
Dramatised by Michael Bakewell Director Enyd Williams. Stereo


Unknown: Daphne du Maurier
Unknown: Bodmin Moor.
Unknown: Joss Merlyn
Dramatised By: Michael Bakewell
Director: Enyd Williams.
Mary Yellan: Susannah Corbett
Joss Merlyn: John Woodvine
Aunt Patience: Auriol Smith
Jem Merlyn: Mark Straker
Rev Francis Davey: James Laurenson
Mr Bassat: Vincent Brimble
Mrs Bassat: Anne Jameson
Richards: Sean Arnold
First horse dealer: Alan Barker
Second horse dealer: Peter Gunn
James: Andrew Wincott
Fortune teller: Joanna Myers
Boy: Emma Fielding
Stable keeper: Eric Allan

: Conversation Piece

Sue MacGregor goes to Derbyshire to meet
Eric Wilkes , emeritus professor of community care and general practice at
Sheffield University, to talk about his life and work.


Unknown: Eric Wilkes

: Music in Mind

Presented by Brian Kay.
Producer David Gallagher. Stereo


Presented By: Brian Kay.
Producer: David Gallagher.

: Ten to Ten

led by Canon Eddie Neale. Stereo


Unknown: Canon Eddie Neale.

: News

: Open Mind

Andrew Marr chairs the discussion programme that challenges its participants to think before they speak.
Producer Gwyneth Williams Stereo


Unknown: Andrew Marr

: As Others See Us

The fourth of seven programmes that give foreigners a chance to express their views about Britain. Jane Walmsley. the American broadcaster and author of Brit-Think/
Ameri-Think, tries to explain British and American differences over attitudes to health and diet.


Unknown: Jane Walmsley.

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with two American musicians, pianist
Emanuel Ax and cellist
Yo Yo Ma , who talk about their solo careers and their successful duo partnership. Stereo


Pianist: Emanuel Ax
Unknown: Yo Yo Ma

: Dear Diary

Simon Brett presents a mix of diary extracts. In 1937, Freya Stark reflects on the Orient and the Occident; the Rev
Francis Kilvert suffers the pangs of unrequited love in 1871;andinl667,Pepys is troubled by things going bump in the night.


Unknown: Simon Brett
Unknown: Francis Kilvert

: 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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