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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Alison Bogle.


Unknown: Alison Bogle.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rev
Dr Leslie Griffiths.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Dr Leslie Griffiths.

: News

: Punters

In the last of the present series listeners report on a variety of issues that affect their lives and could affect yours.
With Susan Marling.
•WRITE TO: Punters. BBC Radio 4. Bristol BS8 2LR
.PHONE:0[number removed]


Unknown: Susan Marling.

: Beloved Country

Last of five programmes. Writer Andre Brink asks whether the Afrikaner is doomed to extinction. Producer Geoff Spink


Unknown: Andre Brink
Producer: Geoff Spink

: Crown Papers

By Peter Ling and Juliet Ace. 6: In the last episode of the series Jenny discovers the answer to a four-year mystery but looks set to lose everything she holds dear in the process.... Director Tracey Neale. Stereo


Unknown: Peter Ling
Unknown: Juliet Ace.
Director: Tracey Neale.
Alice, Lady Minster: Dinah Sheridan
William, Lord Minster: Geoffrey Whitehead
The Hon Nicholas Gaunt: Mark Straker
The Hon Mrs Jenny Gaunt: Helena Breck
Beatrice, Dowager Countess: Margaret Rawlings
Poly, Viscountess Ebony: Mellnda Walker
Sir Charles Bowyer: Brett Usher
Lady Gina Bouyer: Shelley Thompson
Lady Caroline Gaunt: Deborah Makepeace
Scott Hanson: Colin McFarlane
Lady Qoudesky: Susan Sheridan

: The Bible

2: Jesus Stills the Storm

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
(Revised repeat at 7.20pm LW) Serial:
Coroner's Pidgin (3)


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer Geoff Spink


Producer: Geoff Spink

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: King Street Junior

by Jim Eldridge.
Starring James Grout as Mr Beeston , the Head Teacher.
6: Beside the Seaside
Producer John Fawcett Wilson


Unknown: Jim Eldridge.
Unknown: James Grout
Unknown: Mr Beeston
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Mr Holliday, the Deputy Head: Tom Watson
Mrs Stone, the School Secretary: Margaret John
Mrs Rudd: Vivienne Martin
Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway
Mrs Patterson: Deirdre Costello
Mr Long: Paul Copley

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Natural Selection

by Colin Scott.
Caroline and Raphael do not know each other, but are drawn together when he wins a place at RADA and she at the Royal Academy of Music.
Director Tracey Neale. Stereo


Unknown: Colin Scott.
Director: Tracey Neale.
Bernard: Nicholas Murchie
Jill: Melanie Hudson
Raphael: Paul J Medford
Caroline: Siriol Jenkins
Gillian: Melinda Walker
Richard: Jonathan Adams
Cora: Joan-Ann Maynard
Susan: Jenny Funnell
Harry: Gordon Reid
Receptionist: Jane Whittenshaw
Colin Burnside: Terence Edmond

: Down the River

: Poetry Please!

Simon Rae announces the BBC Wildlife Poet of the Year. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo


Unknown: Simon Rae
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen reviews the National Theatre production Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, with Anita Dobson ; and Women
Laughing at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre. Producer Adrian Washbourne
(Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Anita Dobson
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Short Story

Morfydd's Celebration by Harri Pritchard-Jones . An old maid, aged 72, cracks open the sherry and has a few cigarettes. "This would be a nice way to die ... feeling happy and at home...."
Read by Rachel Thomas. Translated by Harri Webb Producer Caroline Sarll


Unknown: Harri Pritchard-Jones
Read By: Rachel Thomas.
Translated By: Harri Webb
Producer: Caroline Sarll

: PM

: On the Hour

What is the news? This is what it is.
Christopher Morris is in the chair and Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber, Doon MacKichan, David Schneider and Rebecca Front are all outside.


Unknown: Christopher Morris
Unknown: Steve Coogan
Unknown: Patrick Marber
Unknown: Doon MacKichan
Unknown: David Schneider
Producer: Armando Iannucci

: News

: The Archers

For Neil, the job isn't all it's cracked up to be.

: Sins of the Flesh

No sex before marriage is regarded as the "heart of Christian teaching" in sexual matters. Yet current surveys show that 64% of people think that couples should live together first. Alison Hilliard explores the dilemma such statistics present for the Church and hears from critics who say that in the sexuality debate of the 1990s it's no longer enough for traditionalists to lay down rules about "who puts what where, when and with whom". Producer Christine Morgan Stereo


Unknown: Alison Hilliard
Producer: Christine Morgan

: Woman's Hour

(Revised repeat of 10.30am)

: Letters to a Viceroy

In 1929 William Wedgwood Benn was appointed
Secretary of State for India in Ramsay MacDonald 's Labour Government.
Sixty-three years later his son, Tony Benn , MP, presents a selection of the correspondence between his father and the Viceroy, Lord Irwin.
Producer Caroline Anstey


Unknown: William Wedgwood
Unknown: Ramsay MacDonald
Unknown: Tony Benn
Producer: Caroline Anstey
William Wedgwood Benn: Ronald Herdman
Lord Irwin: Brett Usher

: Encounters

Christopher Cook delves into the BBC Sound
Archives to discover something of the great figures of the past.
Producer John Knight


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: John Knight

: Does He Take Sugar?

with Kati Whitaker.
•PHONE: [number removed](Mon-Fri 10.00am-5.00pm)
Producer Marlene Pease


Unknown: Kati Whitaker.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Nigel Cassidy. Stereo


Unknown: Nigel Cassidy.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: Book At Bedtime

Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd. Part 4Stereo


Unknown: Peter Ackroyd.

: Local Election Special

Robin Lustig in London and James Naughtie in Glasgow report the results of today's local elections, with analysis from
Colin Railings and reaction from national and local politicians.


Unknown: Robin Lustig
Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Colin Railings

: Only the Good Die Young

A techno-thriller in six parts by Shaun Prendergast.
3: Ex-Stasi agent Otto has sent Kim to Copenhagen. Director Adrian Bean. Stereo


Unknown: Shaun Prendergast.
Director: Adrian Bean.
Kim Drake: Siriol Jenkins
Mike Fisher: Neil Roberts
Anne: Kate Binchy
Jean: Kate Binchy
Frank: Shaun Prendergast
Otto: Shaun Prendergast
Stone: Kenneth Cran Ham
Miss Gee: Ann Davies
Todd: Jack Klaff
Charles: Okon Jones
Wilson: Peter Gunn
Doris Meyer: Joanna Wake
Helga: Melanie Hudson
Prostitute: Melanie Hudson
DI Dear: Eric Allan
DS Love: Jonathan Tafler
Victor: Jonathan Tafler

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.

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