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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.

: Prayer for the Day

with Monsignor Kieran Conry.


Unknown: Monsignor Kieran Conry.

: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Canon Eric James.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


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

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Percussionist Evelyn Glennie talks to Sue Lawley.


Talks: Evelyn Glennie

: Loss of Innocence

The fourth of six talks in which Misha Glenny gives a personal account of his frustrating lifelong love affair with Eastern and Central Europe. Producer Geoff Spink


Unknown: Misha Glenny
Producer: Geoff Spink

: Daily Service

Acts 2, w 14,29,30 and 32-42. Director of Music
Alan Wilson.


Unknown: Alan Wilson.

: Hindsight

More entertaining stories from the past. This week, the ancestors of that great British tradition, the lager lout - the earliest package holidaymakers disgracing themselves abroad. Plus the underwater archaeologists who lost their marbles. And the world's first musical megastars - how a trolley on wheels and a large tin horn could make them millionaires. Producer Ian Bell

: The Screwtape Letters

Episode 12.

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
Serial: The Wedding Group (9)


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Jessica Holm. Producer Simon Roberts


Presented By: Jessica Holm.
Producer: Simon Roberts

: You and Yours

with Linda Lewis. Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: Linda Lewis.
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

Madame Bovary
A dramatisation of the novel by Gustave Flaubert With
1: Emma dreams of romance, of a young lover who will sweep her off her feet. It is an irony of fate that it is Charles Bovary who walks into her life.


Unknown: Madame Bovary
Novel By: Gustave Flaubert
Unknown: Charles Bovary
Emma: Nicola Pagett
Charles Bovary: Stephen Moore
Monsieur Homais: Clive Swift

: 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

: Bookshelf

Nigel Forde visits George Mackay Brown at his home in Orkney. He scarcely ever leaves the islands where he was bom, the rich source of his poems, short stories, novels, plays and essays amounting, so far, to 32 books. His most recent, Vinland, is the saga of a stowaway on the Viking ship that first reached America.
Producer Julian May. Stereo


Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: George MacKay Brown

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Louisa Buck visits an exhibition of pictures inspired by the Lake of Innisfree, and explores a new book about the Indian epic Ramayana.
Producer Anthony Denselow Stereo


Unknown: Louisa Buck
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Short Story

Shore Dances by George Mackay Brown. Friendly barter with a foreign ship leads to official disapproval in this island comedy.
Read by John Shedden. Producer Bruce Young


Unknown: George MacKay Brown.
Read By: John Shedden.
Producer: Bruce Young

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Going Places

The transport programme with Janet Trewin. Producer David France Stereo


Unknown: Janet Trewin.
Producer: David France

: News

: The Archers

A not-so-welcome break for Tom.
Written by Caroline Harrington Director Joanna Toye. .Archers Addicts Fan Club: sae to [address removed]


Written By: Caroline Harrington
Director: Joanna Toye.
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: ImcRrm Bentinck
Ruth Archer: Felicity Finch
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Martha Woodford: Mollie Harris
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Clarrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Mike Tucker: Jerry Molloy
Betty Tucker: Pamela Craig
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Robin Stokes: Tim Meats

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle.
Producer Kate Murphy.


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Producer: Kate Murphy.

: Any Questions?

The panel includes
Ian McAllister , Chairman of Ford UK; Christine Hancock , General
Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing; and George Robertson , MP, Opposition Spokesman on Europe. They tackle the issues raised in Castle
Eden, Durham.
Chairman Nick Clarke. Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Ian McAllister
Unknown: Christine Hancock
Unknown: George Robertson
Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Law in Action

The cases, the courts and the lawyers - Marcel Berlins is back with his weekly look at developments in the law.
Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Kaleidoscope

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw. Stereo


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: A Book at Bedtime

Thus Was Adonis
Murdered. Episode 5.

: Week Ending

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


Producer: Jon Magnusson.

: 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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