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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Very Rev
Gilleasbuig Macmillan.


Unknown: Gilleasbuig MacMillan.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rev Philip Crowe
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Rev Philip Crowe

: News

: Call Nick Ross:

Producer Poppy Hughes
•Lines open from 8.00am

: Nina Myskow in Knightsbridge

"I could never walk ten yards on Hampstead Heath. But I could walk in the most crippling shoes for days around Knightsbridge." Columnist Nina Myskow explores the deeply serious business of shopping. Producer Kerry McGeever


Unknown: Nina Myskow
Producer: Kerry McGeever

: Daily Service

Isaiah 6, vv l-9a. Director of Music Tim Dean.


Music: Tim Dean.

: A Confession

Episode 4.

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
Elegant tropical parks or leading conservation agents? Marya Burgess explores the changing role of botanical gardens. Serial: Tommy Was Here (2)


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Marya Burgess

: Medicine Now

How people with serious diseases of the gut, who get no nutrition from food, can live healthily outside hospital.
Producer Julia Durbin


Producer: Julia Durbin

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: The Older Woman

by Tony Bagley. Starring
Zoe Wanamaker as Jane, Martin Clunes as Roy and Toyah Willcox as Elsa.
5: Roy is temporarily distracted from his obsession with Jane by Dick's rapid descent into alcoholism and the sudden appearance of Elsa's ex-husband. However, a night of unbridled passion with Jane looks increasingly likely.
Music: Julian Wastall
Producer Paul Schlesinger. Stereo


Unknown: Tony Bagley.
Unknown: Zoe Wanamaker
Unknown: Martin Clunes
Unknown: Toyah Willcox
Music: Julian Wastall
Producer: Paul Schlesinger.
Mr Say: David Troughton
Chad: Nicky Henson
Dick: Geoff McGivern
Chris: David Holt
Martin: Phillp Anthony
Waiter: Matthew Morgan
Phil: John Baddeley
Eric: Jonathan Adams
Charlotte: Linda Polan

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Jack in the Box by David Marshall.
Mediocre Jack is in his box, dead. His go-getting boss, Mr Welsher , now has evil designs on Jack's dizzy wife, Jill. But has Jack really "gone"?
Director Richard Wortley Stereo


Unknown: David Marshall.
Unknown: Mr Welsher
Director: Richard Wortley
Mr Welsher: Peter Jeffrey
Jack: Peter Gunn
jill: Polly James
Narrator: Philip Anthony
Receptionist: John Webb
Vicar: Keith Drinkel
judge: John Church
Video voice-over: David Thorpe

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with Odaline de la Martinez and Ingrid
Culliford, joint founders of Lontano - one of the most versatile ensembles on the musical scene.
Producer Michael Emery


Unknown: Odaline de la Martinez
Producer: Michael Emery

: Tuesday Lives

Joanna Buchan with tales which appeal to the senses - all six of them. Producer Hilary McLennan Stereo


Unknown: Joanna Buchan
Producer: Hilary McLennan

: News

: Kaleidoscope

As dance festivals begin around the country, Gill Pyrah investigates. Also reviews of new books by Armistead Maupin and Russell Lucas.
Producer Robyn Read
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Unknown: Russell Lucas.

: Short Story

Caring by Judith Cutler.
"Young love's supposed to hurt. isn't it? When you're a teenager and the hormones twang. But it doesn't hurt, nothing could hurt, as much as the pain of middle-aged love." Read by Ann Rye. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Judith Cutler.
Read By: Ann Rye.
Producer: Gillian Hush

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Frank Partridge.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Frank Partridge.

: Second Thoughts

by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie. Starring and 5: Faint Possibility
Liza becomes a cult figure when she broadcasts details of her love life to the nation on Woman Hour.
Producer Paul Schlesinger


Unknown: Jan Etherington
Unknown: Gavin Petrie.
Producer: Paul Schlesinger
Bill: James Bolam
Faith: Lynda Bellingham
Liza: Belinda Lang
Hannah: Julia Sawalha
Joe: Mark Denham
Richard: Geoffrey Whitehead
Marjorie: Jo Kendall

: News

: The Archers

John drives Tony round the bend.

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad.
Reporter Stuart Simon. Producer Liz Carney


Reporter: Stuart Simon.
Producer: Liz Carney

: Science Now

: The Miles Kington Interview

The final programme of the series in which Miles Kington interviews famous characters from history and fiction. 6: Josephine
"I can sympathise with your Lady Diana. When I married into the Bonapartes, I united the whole family against me." Performed by Jane Lapotaire.
Producer Anne-Marie Cole


Unknown: Jane Lapotaire.
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presented by Peter White
Producer Thena Heshel
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel [number removed]between
9.15pm and 10.15pm
FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed] eHANDBOOK: £15.00. from [address removed]


Presented By: Peter White
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod. Stereo


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod.

: A Book at Bedtime

An Evil Cradling 2: Operation Clean Getaway

: Stanza

On Stage
In the last of the series Andrew McAllister introduces poet
Roger McGough in performance with guitarist
Andy Roberts from St George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol.
Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo


Introduces: Andrew McAllister
Unknown: Roger McGough
Guitarist: Andy Roberts
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: 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.

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