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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Most Rev Richard Holloway.


Unknown: Richard Holloway.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rt Rev Jim Thompson.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Jim Thompson.

: News

: Face the Facts

with John Waite.


Unknown: John Waite.

: The Cutting Edge

Dr David Cook looks at the dilemmas faced by doctors. 3: The Cost of Surgery
Should expensive pancreatic surgery be offered to a man over 65 years old? Producer Juli Wills. Stereo


Unknown: Dr David Cook
Producer: Juli Wills.

: Good Wives

Louisa May Alcott 's classic American novel dramatised in six parts. 2: The Big, Busy World Meg faces tribulations in her married life, and Jo triumphs in her writing. Dramatised by Marcy Kahan Musical Director Stuart Hutchinson Director Marilyn Imrie Stereo


Unknown: Louisa May Alcott
Dramatised By: Marcy Kahan
Director: Stuart Hutchinson
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Marmee: Gayle Hunnicutt
Meg: Jemma Redgrave
Jo: Buffy Davis
Beth: Anne-Marie Zola
Amy: Kara Zediker
Laurie: Marcus D'Amico
Father: John Guerrasio
Aunt March: Margaret Robertson
Hannah: Allbe Parsons
John Brooke: Adam Henderson
Sally Gardiner: Tamsin Hollo
Aunt Carron: Faith Brook
Mrs ChesterlMrs Lamb: Jill Graham
May Chester/Miss Lamb: Toni G Barry
Maud Chester: Melanie Hudson
The Parrot: Jonathan Tafler

: Revelations of Divine Love

Read in 12 episodes by Hannah Gordon.
The rich mystical insights of a 14th-century woman, Julian of Norwich.
Spontaneous, intimate, simple yet profound, she vividly describes a series of visions she experienced and her reflections arising from them.
Introduced by Dr Anne Primavesi.
Abridged by Andrew Simpson
Producer Claire Campbell Smith


Unknown: Hannah Gordon.
Introduced By: Dr Anne Primavesi.
Abridged By: Andrew Simpson
Producer: Claire Campbell Smith

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
In the first of a new series, Home Sweet Home, Clare Jenkins explores the history of the terrace. Serial: Tommy Was Here (9)


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Clare Jenkins

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: Looking Forward to the Past

Paul Boateng MP and his guests Marina Warner, Rosalind Miles ,
Nick Revell and Sir David Steel discuss historical topics in a none-too-serious manner. Producer Liz Anstee. Stereo


Unknown: Paul Boateng
Unknown: Rosalind Miles
Unknown: Nick Revell
Unknown: Sir David Steel
Producer: Liz Anstee.

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Song for a Sanctuary

by Rukhsana Ahmad. When Rajinder and her daughter move into a women's refuge, a clash of culture and personalities brings the conflict to a crisis point.
Director Kate Rowland


Unknown: Rukhsana Ahmad.
Director: Kate Rowland
Rajinder: Jamila Massey
Sonia: Linda Rooke
Eileen: Joanna Bacon
Kamla: Shireen Shah
Savita: Shobu Kapoor
PradeeplChent: Shiv Grewal

: Against the Grain: 071-580

Your chance to attack or defend society's sacred cows. Ann Marie Hourihane awaits your calls. Producer Tessa Watt


Unknown: Ann Marie Hourihane
Producer: Tessa Watt

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen reviews the latest Snarling Beasties' staging, Out of the Ordinary, and previews
Radio 3's play The Hole in the Top of the World, starring Walther Matthau. Producer Sarah Johnson.
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Walther Matthau.
Producer: Sarah Johnson.

: Short Story

The Things of This Life by Trish Fitzpatrick.
"Lizzie Gannon and I grew up in the small village of Crevagh. As we were the same age, and the only girls in the village, everyone presumed we were friends."
Read by Lynn Cahill. Producer Pam Brighton


Unknown: Trish Fitzpatrick.
Unknown: Lizzie Gannon
Read By: Lynn Cahill.
Producer: Pam Brighton

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Deadlock: 4: Deadlock

By Sara Paretsky, dramatised in six episodes.
V I flies to Canada to continue the investigation on the giant freighter the Lucella Weisser. But she's in for a shock when they sail through the Great Lakes Lock.


Writer: Sara Paretsky
Dramatised by: Michelene Wandor
Director: Janet Whitaker
V I Warshawski: Kathleen Turner
Lotty: Eleanor Bron
Martin Bledsoe: James Aubrey
Captain Bemis: William Dufris
Mike Sheridan: Keith Drinkel
Pierre Bouchard: Matthew Morgan
Janet: Jill Graham
Elsie: Melanie Hudson
Man at airport: David Holt

: News

: The Archers

Mixed feelings for Elizabeth,

: Soundtrack

A New Home for Scottie
When a young rear-gunner was shot down in 1942, his friend Lil inherited his toy Scottie dog with flashing eyes. Fifty years on, Lil, Scottie and a group of Bermondsey pensioners went to Hamburg to talk to German pensioners.
When Lil offered Scottie to her German host as a gesture of reconciliation, she didn't know what response she'd get.
Reporter Teresa Watkins. Producer John Watkins


Reporter: Teresa Watkins.
Producer: John Watkins

: Analysis

Bully for the Boys in Blue
The government is about to create a new structure for the police.
David Walker asks if the new order will cut crime, and considers its possible political consequences. Producer David Hendy


Unknown: David Walker
Producer: David Hendy

: Does He Take Sugar?

with Ted Harrison.
Producer Marlene Pease •PHONE: [number removed]
(Mon-Fri 10.00am-5.00pm)


Unknown: Ted Harrison.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Stereo


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: A Book at Bedtime

An Evil Cradling
9: Obo and the Snake

: Exocet

A four-part dramatisation of Jack Higgins 's thriller set during the Falklands War. 1: Little Games
Ferguson of MI6 recruits the beautiful
Gabrielle Legrand to spy on her Argentinian lover.
Dramatised and directed by Scott Cherry. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Higgins
Unknown: Gabrielle Legrand
Directed By: Scott Cherry.
Brigadier Charles Ferguson: Peter Jeffrey
Major Tony Villiers: Michael N Harbour
Gabrielk Legrand: Moir Leslie
Harry Fox: Peter Acre
Victor Vronsh: David Bamber
Col Raul Montera: William Hope
Julio Garcia: Allan Corduner
Nikolai Belov: David March
Sgt Major Jackson: Eric Allan
Chief Supt Carver: John Church
Anna Marchuk: Melanie Hudson
Queen Elizabeth II: Melinda Walker

: 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.

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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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