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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Fr Owen Hardwicke.


Unknown: Fr Owen Hardwicke.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rev John Newton.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: John Newton.

: The Queen and I

8: It's a Nightmare! Stereo

: News

: Midweek

with guest presenter Matthew Parris.
Producer Lucy Cacanas. Stereo


Presenter: Matthew Parris.
Producer: Lucy Cacanas.

: You Know It Makes Sense

Six programmes about the senses.
1: Seeing is Believing Geoff Watts explores the visual acrobatics performed by photographers, umpires and artists and examines the latest research into vision. Producer Peter Croasdale. Stereo


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Peter Croasdale.

: Daily Service

Sing Praise To God Who Reigns Above (Luther's
Hymn); Luke 17, vv 11-19; Psalm 121 (Howells); Give To Me, Lord, A Thankful Heart (Gatescarth, BP 21). The BBC Singers directed by Barry Rose.


Directed By: Barry Rose.

: The Hindu Scriptures

3: Death of the Infant Prince

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets
Daphne Parrish , who was imprisoned in Baghdad for six months.
Serial: A Woman of the Pharisees (5)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Daphne Parrish

: You and Yours

with Roisin McAuley. Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: Roisin McAuley.
Editor: Ken Vass

: The Wooden Horse

Eric Williams 's classic wartime escape story, adapted in six parts. 4: Zero Hour
As the tunnel edges closer to the wire tensions develop between Peter and John.
Adapted by Mark Power
Director Adrian Bean. Stereo


Unknown: Eric Williams
Adapted By: Mark Power
Director: Adrian Bean.
Peter Howard: Alex Jennings
John Clinton: David Lumsdfn
Phil: Simon Trevts
Nigel: David Holt
Stafford: Alan Barker
Tony Winyard: Alan Cowan
Po W 1: Scott Farrell
Po W 2: Matthew Morgan
McKay: John Church

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke in London and James Naughtie at the Conservative Party
Conference in Brighton.


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: James Naughtie

: The Archers


: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Five further exploits of Sir
Arthur Conan Doyle 's immortal detective.
1: The Crooked Man
The regimental honour of the Royal Mallows is at stake when an officer is found dead.
Dramatised by Bert Coules Violinist Leonard Friedman
Director Patrick Rayner. Stereo 0 POSTCARDS: for a set of 11 Holmes postcards featuring original Strand Magazine illustrations, send £3.50
(cheques only, payable to British Broadcasting Corporation) to: [address removed]. Enclose an A5 sae (with 36p stamp)


Unknown: Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised By: Bert Coules
Violinist: Leonard Friedman
Director: Patrick Rayner.
Unknown: Sherlock Holmes Postcards.
Holmes: Cllve Merrison
Dr Watson: Michael Williams
Henry Wood: Brian Blessed
Maj Murphy: James Greene
Col Barclay: Terence Edmond
Nancy Barclay: Ann Windsor
Anne Morrison: Christabelle Dilks
Jane: Joanna Myers
Peter: Nigel Carrington
Barman: Andrew Wincott
Rebel: Amerjit Deu

: File on 4

: Profile

Dickie Bird , cricket's best-known umpire, talks to
Jonathan Agnew about the by-ways of the game. Producer Vanessa Harrison


Unknown: Dickie Bird
Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Producer: Vanessa Harrison

: News

: Kaleidoscope

As Orson Welles 's film of Othello is re-released after being restored,
Nigel Andrews reviews this and the other releases, including a cartoon version of Beauty and the Beast already nominated for an Oscar.
Also a report on the leading Irish group Saw Doctors. Producer Nicki Paxman. Stereo
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Nigel Andrews
Producer: Nicki Paxman.

: Short Story

Berlin Snowfall by Irene Dische.
The sight of snow at 86 Diisseldorfer Strasse has the residents out and about and behaving strangely....
Read by Harbara Flynn. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Irene Dische.
Unknown: Diisseldorfer Strasse
Read By: Harbara Flynn.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: News

: The Archers

Elizabeth's on the scrounge. Stereo

: Face the Facts

John Waite investigates. Editor Graham Ellis


Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Graham Ellis

: All in the Mind

: Antony Hopkins Talking About Music

Each week Antony Hopkins explores a different musical work or topic, explaining his thoughts at the piano and illustrating them with records.
This week Sibelius:
Violin Concerto.
Producer Patnck Lambert. Stereo


Producer: Patnck Lambert.

: In Business

Who Needs Unions?
As trade unions face up to another round of legal curbs on their power, Peter Day reports on whether there is still a role for organised labour in a radically changed business climate.
Producer Mark Gregory


Unknown: Peter Day
Producer: Mark Gregory

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod.


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod.

: Booker at Bedtime

3: Black Dogs by Ian McEwan , read by David Dooley.


Unknown: Ian McEwan
Read By: David Dooley.

: Cold Print

with Christopher Matthew. Picture Post began in 1938 and was an immediate success, selling millions of copies a week. For nearly 20 years it found ordinary lives extraordinary - and photographed them, unposed and unrehearsed, be they debutantes or dustmen.


Unknown: Christopher Matthew.

: Hoax!

Chariman Tim Brooke -
Taylor, with Denis Norden , Victor Spinetti and Richard Stilgoe Producer Edward Taylor Stereo


Unknown: Chariman Tim Brooke
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Victor Spinetti
Unknown: Richard Stilgoe
Producer: Edward Taylor

: 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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