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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev Alan Reid.


Unknown: Rev Alan Reid.

: Today

with Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rev
Dr Donald English.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Dr Donald English.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Author Christabel Bielenberg talks to Sue Lawley. Stereo


Talks: Christabel Bielenberg

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley of NEW the Financial Times returns to air your letters and comments on BBC programmes and policy. Producer Nadine Grieve
• WRITE to: Feedback, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A1AA


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Producer: Nadine Grieve

: Daily Service

I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say (Kingsfold, BBC HE 143); John 14, vv 23-29; Thou Dost Keep Him in Perfect Peace (Stoodley); Forth in the Peace of Christ We Go (Duke
Street). Director of Music Timothy Dean.


Music: Timothy Dean.

: Magic Moments

Nigel Fountain on key moments in popular culture. 5: Moving the Goalposts In 1961 a decision was made which changed the nature of British football: the maximum wage was abolished. It may have been a magic moment for the players - but was it for the game? Producer Wendy Pilmer. Stereo


Producer: Wendy Pilmer.

: Paradise Lost

Episode 9.

: Woman's Hour

Should parents be held responsible for the offences committed by their children? How do you instil a sense of responsibility in the younger generation? Is school or home the place to learn morality?
Jenni Murray invites you to put your views in a special phone-in programme by ringing [number removed].
(Lines open from 9.00am) Serial: Love in the Modem Sense (9)


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Jessica Holm. Producer Sarah Blunt


Presented By: Jessica Holm.
Producer: Sarah Blunt

: You and Yours

with John Howard. Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: John Howard.
Editor: Ken Vass

: The Food Programme

with Derek Cooper. Producer Sheila Dillon


Unknown: Derek Cooper.
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers


: Classic Serial

The Master and Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov 's masterly novel, dramatised in four parts. I: Jesus and the Critic Stereo


Unknown: Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov

: Special Assignment

In the first of two programmes from Indo-China, Far East correspondent Philip Short reports from Cambodia on the biggest ever UN operation to try to restore a semblance of democracy to a country riven by decades of civil war. Producer Carole Lacey


Unknown: Philip Short
Producer: Carole Lacey

: Bookshelf

As there's a blether of new books about powerful people, Nigel Forde considers the art of political biography. Also, the art and politics of Pablo Casals in a new biography by Robert Baldock.
Producer Julian May. Stereo


Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Pablo Casals
Unknown: Robert Baldock.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

As Scandinavians invade this country with their culture, Louisa Buck considers the Edvard Munch and related exhibitions, and visits Hull's first Literature
Producer Beaty Rubens. Stereo


Unknown: Louisa Buck
Unknown: Edvard Munch
Producer: Beaty Rubens.

: Short Story

At Hiruharama by Penelope Fitzgerald.
Resourceful Tanner plans carefully for his wife's pregnancy and the birth of their first child on their remote New Zealand homestead.
Read by Susan Cumow. Producer David Hunter


Unknown: Penelope Fitzgerald.
Read By: Susan Cumow.
Producer: David Hunter

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Going Places

The transport programme with Janet Trewin. Producer Jill Thomas


Unknown: Janet Trewin.
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

A significant week for Elizabeth.
Written by Mary Cutler
Director Joanna Toye. Stereo •Archers Addicts Fan Club: sae to [address removed]


Written By: Mary Cutler
Director: Joanna Toye.
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
David Archer: Tim Bentinck
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Jack WooUey: Arnold Peters
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Clanie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carfer: Charlotte Martin
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Robin Stokes: Tim Meats
Lisa: Tracey Gardiner

: Pick of the Week

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


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Viv Black.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby and guests Patrick Minford , Professor of Applied Economics, Liverpool
University; John Pilger , journalist;
Dr Ann Robinson , Head of Policy Unit, Institute of Directors; and Rt Rev
David Sheppard , Bishop of Liverpool, tackle the issues raised in Liverpool. Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Patrick Minford
Unknown: John Pilger
Unknown: Dr Ann Robinson
Unknown: David Sheppard
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Law in Action

with Marcel Berlins.
Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Marcel Berlins.
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Kaleidoscope

A Disgrace to the Community

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Stereo


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: A Book at Bedtime

Herr Bambinger by Mordecai Richler.
"Taking in a refugee, a single man," my mother argued, "would help fight human suffering. It might also mean a husband for cousin Bessie, poor thing." Read by William Roberts. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Herr Bambinger
Unknown: Mordecai Richler.
Read By: William Roberts.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Week Ending

A satirical review of the week's news.
Producer Jon Naismith. Stereo


Producer: Jon Naismith.

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton.


Unknown: Heather Payton.

: 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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