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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Canon Michael Sadgrove.


Unknown: Canon Michael Sadgrove.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Paul Johns.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Paul Johns.

: News

: Call Nick Ross:

[number removed]
Your chance to talk to
Nick Ross and his guests on an issue of the moment. Producer Poppy Hughes
•Lines open from 8.00am


Unknown: Nick Ross

: Daily Service

From You All Skill And Science Flow (Belmont); With Loving Hands
(Enigma); Luke 7, vv 18-23; Come To Set Us Free (Farrell); One Shall Tell Another (Kendrick).
Director of Music Simon Over.

: Kershaw On ...

3: Speed Will Carl win? Will Steve win? Will Tony get that cat? Will it ever stop raining? Andy Kershaw indulges his passion for motorbikes as he goes TT racing. Producer Kerry McGeever Stereo


Unknown: Andy Kershaw

: The Hindu Scriptures

12: Stealing of the Cowherd Boys.

: Woman's Hour

Maureen Lipman tells
Jenni Murray some true but crazy confessions. Serial: A Lesson in Dying (2)


Unknown: Maureen Lipman
Unknown: Jenni Murray

: All in the Mind

Professor Anthony Clare presents the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind. Producer Nadine Grieve


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare
Producer: Nadine Grieve

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: My Music

The musical panel game.
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge Ian Wallace and Denis Norden.
In the chair Steve Race. Producer Richard Edis. Stereo


Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden.
Unknown: Steve Race.
Producer: Richard Edis.

: The World at One

Presented by James Naughtie.


Presented By: James Naughtie.

: The Archers


: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Say Something Happened by Alan Bennett.
With Thora Hird as Mam, Brian Wilde as Dad, and Imelda Staunton as June.
"Old People's Wardens will be appointed to keep track of those who are at risk."
"Oh, it's 'at risk', is it? There never used to be that. It's all 'at risk' now. Battered babies, battered wives. Are you sure you won't have a scone?" Director Matthew Walters Stereo


Unknown: Alan Bennett.
Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Unknown: Imelda Staunton
Director: Matthew Walters

: Mirrored in Music

Andrew Green invites the conductor Libor Pesek to choose music which reflects the character and spirit of his native country, Czechoslovakia.
Producer Gillian Hush Stereo


Unknown: Andrew Green
Conductor: Libor Pesek

: Prime Minister's Question Time

and other business from
Parliament, brought to you by the BBC's team of Westminster correspondents.

: Tuesday Lives

Joanna Buchan introduces Ron Taylor , who runs the last boxing booth in the country, and Milton Thomas , who is restoring an old beam engine at a Cornish tin mine. Producer Kate Barker Stereo


Introduces: Joanna Buchan
Unknown: Ron Taylor
Unknown: Milton Thomas
Producer: Kate Barker

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Paul Vaughan.
Peter Matthiessen 's latest book tells the story of Lake Baikal, the deepest fresh-water lake in the world and an object of reverence inside Siberia, now under threat.
Plus two novellas from
A S Byatt.
Producer Beaty Rubens Stereo
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Presented By: Paul Vaughan.
Presented By: Peter Matthiessen
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: Short Story

Long Lost and Love Excelling by Glen Jayson.
Eighteen-year-old Sarah is dragged to a cousin's wedding in Wales where all is revealed: Gran's thermal vest, Uncle Reon's beer-gut and cousin
Graham's twinkling eyes. Read by Katherine Kinsey. Producer Caroline Sarli


Unknown: Glen Jayson.
Read By: Katherine Kinsey.
Producer: Caroline Sarli

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton and Frank Partridge.


Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Frank Partridge.

: Georgy Girl

Margaret Forster 's 60s novel adapted in six parts. 1: There Once Was an Ugly Duckling
Georgy is a freak. She was bom ugly and stuffed with food until she became fat. Little wonder in the era of Twiggy that she feels like the Ugly Duckling.
Adapted by Joe Dunlop
Music: David Chilton , Dave Swift and Mike Bradley
Producer Adrian Bean. Stereo


Unknown: Margaret Forster
Adapted By: Joe Dunlop
Music: David Chilton
Music: Dave Swift
Music: Mike Bradley
Producer: Adrian Bean.
Georgy: Carollne Strong
James: Kenneth Cranham
Jos: Joe McGann
Ted: John Hollis
Doris: Eileen Bell
Meredith: Melanie Hudson
Peg: Theresa Streatfeild
Taxi Driver: Peter Penry Jones
Samantha: Emily Riley
Tristram: Jack Shute

: News

: The Archers

Julia's not impressed with the antiques business. Stereo

: File On 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad.
Reporter Mark Halliley. Producer Lynne Jones


Reporter: Mark Halliley.
Producer: Lynne Jones

: Science Now

: It's a Funny Old World

A series of six programmes in which
Miles Kington discovers what makes different nations laugh. 4: Egypt
In the Arab world
Egyptians are recognised as the top jokers. They say they have "Dam Khafif" which means "light blood". Producer Anne-Marie Cole


Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. With Peter White.
Producer Thena Heshel
●QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel [number removed]between
9.15pm and 10.15pm


Unknown: Peter White.

: 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.

: A Book at Bedtime

0 Caledonia!
Part 5.

: The Trade Rag

Nick Baker looks between the pages of six papers and magazines serving different professions. 5: The Dentist
A mysterious case of rotting teeth; the danger of bogus dentists; and how dentists are learning to become nicer people.
Producer Matt Thompson. Stereo


Unknown: Nick Baker
Producer: Matt Thompson.

: 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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