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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev Peter Read.


Unknown: Peter Read.

: Today

with Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Canon Eric James.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament.


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Canon Eric James.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Clare Short, MP is Sue Lawley's castaway. Stereo

: Feedback

In the last of the present series Chris Dunkley of the Financial Times airs your letters and comments on BBC programmes and policy.
Producer Nadine Grieve
•WRITE to: Feedback, BBC, London W1A 1AA
C INTERVIEW: Chris Dunkley interviews the Controller of Radio 3: page 22


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Producer: Nadine Grieve
Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: Daily Service

God of Love and Truth and Beauty (Carolyn, BBC HB 273); Sara shriste
(Nepal); James 2, w 14, 8-13; Heaven Shall not Wait (Bell); King of Glory
(Gwalchmai, BBC HB 325). Director of Music Stephen Layton.


Music: Stephen Layton.

: Gosling in the High Street

Ray Gosling takes a personal look at famous High Street traders who have combined profits with principles.
1: Taking the Measure to Sir Montague Burton who believed every man should wear a suit, so that you wouldn't be able to tell a man's social class just by looking. Producer Julia Shaw


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Unknown: Sir Montague Burton
Producer: Julia Shaw

: The Bible

The First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians
Part 3.

: Woman's Hour

with Roisin McAuley. Serial: Bucket Nut (5)


Unknown: Roisin McAuley.

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Jessica Holm. Producer Simon Roberts


Presented By: Jessica Holm.
Producer: Simon Roberts

: You and Yours

with Debbie Thrower.


Unknown: Debbie Thrower.

: The Food Programme

with Derek Cooper. Producers Sheila Dillon and Marie Helly


Unknown: Derek Cooper.
Producers: Sheila Dillon
Producers: Marie Helly

: The World at One

with James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: The Archers


: Classic Serial

Still Life byASByatt.
4: The Rainbow Comes and Goes Stephanie is determined to find time for her own studies, despite the demands of her family. Stereo


Unknown: Goes Stephanie

: Special Assignment

Producers Carole Lacey and Howard Rogers


Producers: Carole Lacey
Producers: Howard Rogers

: A Good Read

In the first of a new series,
Edward Blishen invites Margaret Drabble and Michael Holroyd to talk about four paperbacks.
Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo


Unknown: Edward Blishen
Unknown: Margaret Drabble
Unknown: Michael Holroyd
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow reviews a new production of A Midsummer Night's
Dream at the National
Theatre; Judy Meewezen reports on an opera project in Tunbridge Wells; and Eldorado, the new BBC TV soap in the sun, is reviewed.
Producer Nicki Paxman. Stereo


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Judy Meewezen
Producer: Nicki Paxman.

: Short Story

The Celebrity who Failed by Winifred Holtby.
When Amelia learns to walk on water, she is not prepared for the consequences.
Read by Alice Arnold. Producer Tessa Kendall


Unknown: Winifred Holtby.
Read By: Alice Arnold.
Producer: Tessa Kendall

: PM

with Huw Edwards and Frank Partridge.
0 WRITE TO: PM Letters, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A1AA
LETTERLINE: [number removed]


Unknown: Huw Edwards
Unknown: Frank Partridge.

: A Hack Goes West

In the first of nine programmes Dylan Winter sets off with two horses to retrace the journey made by the early American settlers - 2,000 miles along the Oregon Trail.
1: Blood on the saddle, how to remove a tick from one's armpit, Rick the Roofer, flying hooves and a visit from the vet.
Producer Brian King. Stereo


Producer: Brian King.

: News

: The Archers

Lucy knows the real meaning of a cash crop.
Written by Simon Frith


Written By: Simon Frith
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Graeme Kirk
Ruth: Felicity Rnch
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Neslon: Jack May
Sid: Alan Devereux
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Lucy: Tracy-Jane White
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Mike: Terry Molloy
Caroline: Sara Coward
Bert: Roger Hume
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Robin: Tim Meats
Nigel: Graham Seed

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle. Producer Julia Durbin


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Producer: Julia Durbin

: Any Questions?

From Fraserburgh, Scotland.
The panel includes
Margaret Ewing MP,
Archie Kirkwood , MP and George Robertson , MP. Chairman
James Naughtie
Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Margaret Ewing
Unknown: Archie Kirkwood
Unknown: George Robertson
Unknown: James Naughtie
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins 's weekly look at the law.
Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Kaleidoscope

Farce Over Wit
British farce was once packing them into London's West End theatres. Noting a lack of new farce productions,
Paul Doust set out to find whether, in today's politically correct climate, British farce can survive and whether there will be a new kind of farce emerging in the future. Stereo


Unknown: Paul Doust

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Stereo


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: A Book at Bedtime

The Way of All Flesh Part 10.

: Little Blighty on the Down

The first of five programmes.
The small village of Little Blighty doesn't take much notice of the outside world, though in a strange way local events seem to reflect precisely what's in the weekly news....
With John Baddeley , Jo Kendall , Jonathan Kydd , Bernadine Corrigan , Daniel Strauss and Alistair McGowan.
Written by Mark Burton , John O'Farrell and Mike Coleman Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo


Unknown: John Baddeley
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Jonathan Kydd
Unknown: Bernadine Corrigan
Unknown: Daniel Strauss
Unknown: Alistair McGowan.
Written By: Mark Burton
Written By: John O'Farrell
Written By: Mike Coleman
Producer: Lissa Evans.

: The Financial Week

with Peter Day.


Unknown: Peter Day.

: 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.

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