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: News Briefing

: The Farming Week

Producer Richard Sanders


Producer: Richard Sanders

: Prayer for the Day

with James Whitbourn.


Unknown: James Whitbourn.

: Today

with and 7.20 Listeners' Letters
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Fr John McDade. Editor Philip Harding


Unknown: Fr John McDade.
Editor: Philip Harding

: News

: Sport on 4

with tba
Producer TBA......

: Breakaway

with tba
Producer tba
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: Loose Ends

Ned Sherrin hosts an hour of live interjections from the likes of Arthur Smith , Emma Freud and John Walters.
Producer Alison Vernon-Smith


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

: The Week in Westminster

Andrew Marr , the Political Editor of The Economist, presents a personal view of a week in the life of MPs and peers. Producer Dennis Sewell


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Dennis Sewell

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents around the world give a personal view of their host countries.
Producer GeoffSpink

: Money Box

with Heather Payton. Producer Ann Gilmartin


Unknown: Heather Payton.
Producer: Ann Gilmartin

: Just a Minute!

Clement Freud ,
Peter Jones , Derek Nimmo and Maureen Lipman try to stop each other talking for just a minute on subjects flung at them by Nicholas Parsons.
Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo


Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Derek Nimmo
Unknown: Maureen Lipman
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons.
Producer: Sarah Smith.

: News

: Any Questions?

This week's panel: Janet Cohen ,
Ken Livingstone , MP, Alan Watkins and Ann Widdecombe , MP.
From Grantham.
Jonathan Dimbleby. and at 2.00pm
Any Answers? [number removed]with Jonathan Dimbleby. Producers Anna Carragher and Alison Vernon-Smith
● LINES OPEN from 12.30pm


Unknown: Janet Cohen
Unknown: Ken Livingstone
Unknown: Alan Watkins
Unknown: Ann Widdecombe
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producers: Anna Carragher
Producers: Alison Vernon-Smith

: Saturday Playhouse

The Finger of Suspicion When a helicopter hoists the Epstein statue off
Lewis's department store in Liverpool, Inspector Crust assumes it's just a student rag. But when the thieves start returning bits of the statue's anatomy,
Crust has second thoughts. Written by Vincent Me Inemey.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin. Stereo


Director: Shaun MacLoughlin.
Inspector Crust: James Ellis
Minty: Bill Monks
Pilot Lairds: Richard Pearce
Colonel Rivers: David Bannerman
Malcolm: Kim Wall
James: Brendan Charleson
Julia Lairds: Carolyn Backhouse
Billy Lairds: Christian Rodska
MrsRivers Lairds: Peggy Ann Wood
ArthurFrank Lairds: Richard Tate
Mandy Lairds: Cheryl Maiker

: Thro' Rare West Kerry

David Foster takes a trip in the footsteps of the writer Maurice O'Sullivan , who in 1927 left his birthplace on the Great Blasket, a tiny island off the coast of Kerry. Reader Oengus MacNamara. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: David Foster
Unknown: Maurice O'Sullivan
Reader: Oengus MacNamara.
Producer: Gillian Hush

: The Art of Travel

Annette Kobak invites six travellers to reflect on a journey.
5: Bicycle enthusiast and grandmother
Bettina Selby recalls her 4,500-mile cycle ride along the Nile valley, from the pyramids of Egypt to the Mountains of the Moon.
Producer Kate McAll


Unknown: Annette Kobak
Unknown: Bettina Selby
Producer: Kate McAll

: Science Now

Presented by Peter Evans.
This week: listeners'views on the controversial subject of animal research, as well as reviewing the latest discoveries and developments.
Producer Constance St Louis


Presented By: Peter Evans.

: Second to None

Four programmes in which
Sara Parker meets people who do other people's jobs.
1: The Stand-in Doctors On the rounds with two very different locum GPs, one in the country, one in the inner city. Producer Sukey Firth


Unknown: Sara Parker

: Family Fortunes

In the fifth of six programmes, Phil Smith listens to experiences of one-parent families through three generations of northern working people.
Who Needs 'Em?
Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Phil Smith
Producer: Gillian Hush

: News

and Sports Round-Up

: Week Ending

A look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis ,
Sally Grace , David Tate and Jon Glover.


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Jon Glover.

: Ad Lib

Robert Robinson eavesdrops on yet another conversation somewhere around the country. Producer Michael Ember


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Producer: Michael Ember

: Kaleidoscope

Crooning the Bilious Pigeons
Voice training has come a long way since Henry Higgins schooled
Eliza Doolittle. Actors in Britain are now encouraged to keep their accents. Paul Allen listens in on the teachers and the taught. ProducerTim Dee. Stereo


Unknown: Henry Higgins
Unknown: Eliza Doolittle.
Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Producertim Dee.

: Classic Serial

Under Western Eyes
A two-part dramatisation of Joseph Conrad 's novel. l:St Petersburg, 1911. Revolutionary activity is on the increase and, much against his will, Razumov is drawn into the thick of it.
Dramatised by Brian Miller
Director Alison Hindell. Stereo


Unknown: Joseph Conrad
Dramatised By: Brian Miller
Director: Alison Hindell.
Razumov: Patrick Brennan
Winchester: Garard Green
Haldin: Neil Roberts
Polinsky: Robert Portal
Mikulin: David Bannerman
Kerbishov: Ric Jerrom
Tcherets: Fraser Kerr
Student: Gary Llywelyn
Natalia: Katherine Kinsey
Tekla: Marie Phillips
Mrs Haldin: Lawmary Champion

: Only Connect

Professor Akbar Ahmed talks to six people from the Indian subcontinent who have influence in Britain.
5: Jyoti Munsiff
A Bahai, she was Britain's youngest ever solicitor and is now the highest-placed woman in Shell International.


Talks: Professor Akbar Ahmed
Unknown: Jyoti Munsiff

: Music in Mind

Presented by Brian Kay.
Producer Sarah Devonald. Stereo


Presented By: Brian Kay.
Producer: Sarah Devonald.

: Ten to Ten

led by Fr Oliver
McTernan. Stereo


Unknown: Fr Oliver

: News

: Northern Lights

Six programmes about the Circumpolar Arctic. 5: A rctic Science and Global Change
The earth seems to be getting rapidly warmer - while in the longer run we're also probably heading for a new Ice Age. How can Arctic seals and squirrels help us to survive? Presented by Daniel Snowman. Stereo


Presented By: Daniel Snowman.

: For He Is an Englishman

Six autobiographical talks by the barrister and historian
Charles Arnold-Baker , who was born the Prussian aristocrat, Wolfgang
Werner von Blumenthal.
5: The Degradation ofCharacter
Producer Louise Purslow


Unknown: Charles Arnold-Baker
Producer: Louise Purslow

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with clarinettists
Michael Collins and Anthony Pay.


Clarinettists: Michael Collins

: The Nick Revell Show

A sit-com for the 90s, in six programmes written by and starring comedian Nick Revell.
With Alistair McGowan , Caroline Gruber ,
Kate McKenzie and Brian Bowles.
Producer Jon Magnusson Stereo


Unknown: Nick Revell.
Unknown: Alistair McGowan
Unknown: Caroline Gruber
Unknown: Kate McKenzie
Unknown: Brian Bowles.
Producer: Jon Magnusson

: 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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