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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev Peter Jackson.


Unknown: Peter Jackson.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Canon Eric James.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Canon Eric James.

: William at War

5: William and the Bomb

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Sir Peregrine
Worsthorne is
Sue Lawley 's castaway. Stereo


Unknown: Sue Lawley

: The Village

The date of Magdalene's ceramics exhibition is fast approaching and she's still firing pots.
Presented by Nigel Farrell. Producer Ronni Davis


Presented By: Nigel Farrell.
Producer: Ronni Davis

: Daily Service

Lead Us, Heavenly Father, Lead Us (Mannheim BBC HB 307); Matthew 18, w 21-35; Amazing Grace (arr Whitboum); Forgive Our Sins, As We Forgive (St Flavian)
Director of Music
James Whitbourn


Unknown: James Whitbourn

: Gosling on the High Street

Ray Gosling takes a personal look at famous High Street traders who have combined profits with principles. 3: Presenting the Prescription of Jesse Boot He began making up lobelia pills in his mother's kitchen, then gold plated them for the aristocracy when he opened his chemist shops. But no condoms, alcohol or sex in the Boots Lovers' Library. Producer Julia Shaw


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Producer: Julia Shaw

: The Bible

The Letters of Paul:
Galatians to Thessalonians
3: Ephesians.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from
Edinburgh by Ruth Wishart.
Serial: Letters From
Constance (3)


Unknown: Ruth Wishart.

: Natural History Programme

Presented by Jessica Holm. Producer Simon Roberts


Presented By: Jessica Holm.
Producer: Simon Roberts

: You and Yours

with John Howard. Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: John Howard.
Editor: Ken Vass

: The Food Programme

with Derek Cooper. Producers Sheila Dillon and Mane Helly


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

: The World at One

with Susannah Simons.


Unknown: Susannah Simons.

: The Archers


: Classic Serial

La Peste by Albert Camus.
2: While doctors Rieux and Castel urgently seek a remedy for the plague,
Tarrou has his own ideas about what needs to be done. Stereo


Unknown: Albert Camus.

: Special Assignment

BBC correspondents at home and abroad report on one of the main British or foreign topics in this week's news.
Producers Carole Lacey and Howard Rogers


Producers: Carole Lacey
Producers: Howard Rogers

: A Good Read

Edward Blishen invites
Fay Weldon and Michael Foot to talk about four paperbacks they consider to be a good read.
Producer Susan Roberts Stereo


Unknown: Edward Blishen
Unknown: Fay Weldon
Unknown: Michael Foot
Producer: Susan Roberts

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow visits
Newcastle upon Tyne for the Laing Gallery's exhibition Gauguin and His Friends, and reports on the Aix-en-Provence
Opera Festival.
Producer Adrian Washbourne


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Short Story

He Said It With Arsenic by Ruskin Bond.
"Have you ever heard of the Agra Double Murder? It happened when Agra was a far-flung outpost of the British Empire." Read by Geoffrey Whitehead.
Producer Matthew Walters


Unknown: Ruskin Bond.
Read By: Geoffrey Whitehead.
Producer: Matthew Walters

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: A Hack Goes West

with Dylan Winter.
3: Shoot out at Rock Creek, problems with Rocky's feet, and getting homesick. Producer Brian King. Stereo


Producer: Brian King.

: News

: The Archers

Eddie's planning a surprise for his loved one.
Written by Louise Page. Stereo


Written By: Louise Page.
Pllil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Keiltotl: Graeme Kirk
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Eizabeth: Alison Dowling
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Debbie: Tam Singreig
Kate: Susie Riddell
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
John: Sam Barriscale
Helen: Frances Graham
Christine: Lesley Saweard
Sid: Alan Devereux
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosallnd Adams
Caroline: Sara Coward
Robin: Tim Meats
Nigel: Graham Seed

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle.
Producer Daniel Snowman. Stereo


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Producer: Daniel Snowman.

: Any Questions?

From Southam,
Warwickshire. The panel: Robin Cook MP, Shadow Health Secretary: Michael PortilloMP , Chief
Secretary to the Treasury; Ruth Deech , Principal, St Anne's College, Oxford; and Alan BeithMP , Liberal Democrat spokesman on Treasury Affairs. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Robin Cook
Unknown: Michael Portillomp
Unknown: Ruth Deech
Unknown: Alan Beithmp
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Law in Action

The cases, the courts and the lawyers -
Marcel Berlins 's weekly look at the developments in the law and how they affect our lives.
Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Kaleidoscope


: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Stereo


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: A Book at Bedtime

Stranger in the House Part 5.

: Little Blighty on the Down

The third of five visits to the worryingly familiar village of Little Blighty. With John Baddeley , Jo Kendall , Jonathan Kydd , Bernadine Corrigan , Daniel Strauss , and Michael Troughton. 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: Michael Troughton.
Written By: Mark Burton
Written By: John O'Farrell
Written By: Mike Coleman
Producer: Lissa Evans.

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton.


Unknown: Heather Payton.

: Feasting on the Archives

Aisling Foster serves a three-course meal from the BBC archives.
V.Jam Tomorrow
Was it rationing that did it, or are the British really puritans at heart?
Producer Elizabeth Burke


Producer: Elizabeth Burke

: 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.

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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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