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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Fr Gerry Patton.


Unknown: Fr Gerry Patton.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev
Dr Donald English.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Dr Donald English.

: Growing Up with Grandma

5: Space Films.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Bob Geldof talks to
Sue Lawley. Stereo


Talks: Bob Geldof

: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley. Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Chris Dunkley.
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Daily Service

The Kingdom of God; I Corinthians 3 vv 1-11; Come, Lord Jesus (D D
Andrew); God is working His Purpose Out (Benson, BBC HB 177).
Director of Music
Paul Joslin.


Unknown: Paul Joslin.

: Dear Diary

In the last programme of the series, Simon Brett chooses diary extracts from 11 September: Hugh Casson grapples with the currency in Bulgaria in 1980; Elizabeth Fremantle disapproves of Scottish customs in 1811; and in 1764 James Boswell samples local life in Germany. Readers Lin Sagovsky and Sean Barrett. Producer Kate McAII. Stereo


Unknown: Simon Brett
Unknown: Hugh Casson
Unknown: Elizabeth Fremantle
Unknown: James Boswell
Readers: Lin Sagovsky
Readers: Sean Barrett.
Producer: Kate McAii.

: The Pilgrim's Progress

Part 10.

: Woman's Hour

Can the art of painting be taught? Presenter Sarah Dunant debates whether children are inhibited or helped by lessons on perspective, portraiture and brush strokes. Serial: Fraud (9)


Presenter: Sarah Dunant

: The Natural History Programme

Jessica Holm joins a group of bat enthusiasts and their pot of luminous paint to follow the night flights of Daubenton bats along the Grand Union Canal. Producer Sarah Blunt


Unknown: Jessica Holm
Producer: Sarah Blunt

: You and Yours

with Roisin McAuley.


Unknown: Roisin McAuley.

: The Gardening Quiz

Questionmaster Stefan
Buczacki and team leaders
Norman Painting and Irene Thomas with their guests Leslie Crowther , Mary O'Hara ,
Tony Britton and Prue Leith.
Producer Diana Stenson. Stereo


Unknown: Questionmaster Stefan
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Leslie Crowther
Unknown: Mary O'Hara
Unknown: Tony Britton
Producer: Diana Stenson.

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers


: Classic Serial

Miss Marjoribanks 4: The Battle Lost and Won

: Special Assignment

Producers Carole Lacey and Howard Rogers


Producers: Carole Lacey
Producers: Howard Rogers

: A Good Read

Edward Blishen with guests Posy Simmonds and Kit Wright.
Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo


Unknown: Edward Blishen
Unknown: Posy Simmonds
Unknown: Kit Wright.
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow visits an exhibition in Bradford of Russian photographs called Life After
Chernobyl, listens to poetry from members of Apples and Snakes, and reviews Tom Waits' latest record
Bone Machine.
Producer Beaty Rubens. Stereo


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Producer: Beaty Rubens.

: Short Story

Not Yet Jayette by William Boyd.
"Most mornings, early, I go down to the beach at Santa Monica to meet
Christopher Isherwood. A guy I know told me he likes to walk his dog down there before the beach freaks ... show up." Read by Garrick Hagon.
Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: William Boyd.
Unknown: Christopher Isherwood.
Read By: Garrick Hagon.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Going Places

The transport magazine with Janet Trewin comes this week from the Famborough International Air Show.
Producer Jill Thomas


Unknown: Janet Trewin
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

A bicycle made for two!
•Archers Addicts Fan Club: sae to [address removed]


Phil: Norman Painting
Kenton: Graeme Kirk
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Debbie: Tmsin Greig
Kate: Susie Riddell
Tony: Colin Skipp
John: Sam Barriscale
Tom: Bob Arnold
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Nelson: Jack May
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Caroline: Sara Coward
Bert: Roger Hume
Robert: Graham Blockey
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Robin: Tim Meats
Nigel: Graham Seed
Julia: Mary Wimbush
Conn: Don Fellows

: Pick of the Week

Chris Serle presents his selection of extracts from
BBC radio and television over the past seven days. Producer Sally Flatman. Stereo


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Sally Flatman.

: Any Questions?

returns after its summer break, with chairman Jonathan Dimbleby. The panel: Glenda Jackson , MP and actress;
Margaret Jay , former director of the National Aids Trust; Ludovic Kennedy , writer and broadcaster; and Sir Teddy Taylor , MP. From Winchester, Hampshire.
Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: Glenda Jackson
Unknown: Margaret Jay
Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Sir Teddy Taylor
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Stop Press

John Diamond presents a personal account of the week's press and the newspaper business. Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: John Diamond
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Kaleidoscope

Five, Six, Seven and ... Natalie Wheen and dance critic Debra Craine discuss the role of music in creating dance, with the help of those in both professions including
Sir Kenneth MacMillan , Brian Elias and Shobana Jeyasingh. Stereo


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Debra Craine
Unknown: Sir Kenneth MacMillan
Unknown: Brian Elias
Unknown: Shobana Jeyasingh.

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Stereo


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: A Book at Bedtime

Human Voices
Part 5.

: Week Ending

A satirical review of the week's news with the Week Ending team. Producer Jon Naismith Stereo


Producer: Jon Naismith

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton. Stereo


Unknown: Heather Payton.

: Great Political Speeches

3: Charles Wheeler looks back at J F Kennedy's inaugural speech in 1961. Producer Mark Savage


Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Producer: Mark Savage

: 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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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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