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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Rural current affairs.

: Prayer for the Day

with the Most Rev Richard Holloway.


Unknown: Richard Holloway.

: Today

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


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Dr Donald English.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Another chance to hear the singer/songwriter Elvis Costello choose eight records to take into exile. Producer Janet Lee.


Songwriter: Elvis Costello
Producer: Janet Lee.

: Feedback

Chris Dunklev of the Financial Times returns to air your letters and comments on BBC programmes and policy. Producer Poppy Hughes
• WRITE to: Feedback, BBC. London W1A 1AA


Unknown: Chris Dunklev

: Hindsight

Black comedy from the Past, as Dr Christopher Andrew hears about the failed highwayman who found crime did not pay; some of the last victims of Public executions for whom simple hanging would have been a welcome release; and the Irish giant who spent his life savings to avoid grave robbers, but whose skeleton is still on show today. Producer Ian' Bell


Unknown: Dr Christopher Andrew

: Daily Service

All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name (Miles Lane, BBC HB 118); Revelation 7, vv 9-15; Song: Come Let Us Worship: Praise My Soul the King of Heaven (Praise my soul, BBC HB 382). Director of Music Shaun Islip

: Revelations of Divine Love

Episode 2.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Anna Ford. Serial: Tommy Was Here Final part.


Introduced By: Anna Ford.

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Jessica Holm. Producer Simon Roberts


Presented By: Jessica Holm.
Producer: Simon Roberts

: You and Yours

with Tasmeen Siddiki. 0 For weekly free factsheet please send a large sae to: [address removed]


Unknown: Tasmeen Siddiki.

: The Food Programme

with Derek Cooper. Producer Sheila Dillon


Unknown: Derek Cooper.
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

with James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: The Archers

: Classic Serial

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert.
With Nicola Pagett as Emma, Stephen Moore as Charles Bovary , Clive Swift as Monsieur Homais and Roger Allam as Rodolphe Boulanger.
Final part: In desperation Emma hurls herself with unhealthy intensity into an affair with Leon.


Unknown: Madame Bovary
Unknown: Gustave Flaubert.
Unknown: Nicola Pagett
Unknown: Stephen Moore
Unknown: Charles Bovary
Unknown: Clive Swift
Unknown: Monsieur Homais
Unknown: Roger Allam
Unknown: Rodolphe Boulanger.

: 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 investigates the role of the fiction editor; and actor and writer
Terence Stamp reveals his essential reading.
Producer Lucinda Montefiore


Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Terence Stamp
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Louisa Buck visits
Liverpool for an exhibition of Roy Lichtenstein 's work and reviews a new production of Tre/awney of The Wells at the Royal National Theatre.
Producer Jerome Weatherald Stereo


Unknown: Louisa Buck
Unknown: Roy Lichtenstein
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Short Story

Malgretoute by Lawrence Scott.
Life on a run-down sugar plantation frustrates Mr Wainwright.
Read by Sean Barrett.
Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Lawrence Scott.
Unknown: Mr Wainwright.
Read By: Sean Barrett.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Going Places

with Janet Trewin.
Producer David France. Stereo


Unknown: Janet Trewin.
Producer: David France.

: News

: The Archers

A white lie saves the day.
Written by Janey Preger
Director Joanna Toye.
•Archers Addicts Fan Club: sae to [address removed]


Written By: Janey Preger
Director: Joanna Toye.
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
Mark Hebden: Richard Derrington
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer: Felicity Finch
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Kate Aldridge: Sisie Riddell
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Christine Barford: Lesley Saweard
Jack WooUey: Arnold Peters
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Kathy Perks: Hedli Niklaus
Clarrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy
Betty Tucker: Pamela Craig
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Robin Stokes: Tim Meats

: Pick of the Week

Chris Serle presents his selection of extracts from
BBC radio and television over the past seven days.
Producer Daniel Snowman.


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Daniel Snowman.

: Any Questions?

Joining Vivian White to tackle the issues raised in Faversham, Kent, are Tony Banks. MP,
Opposition Environment Spokesman: Baroness Flather of Windsor and Maidenhead: Sir Bernard Ingham. journalist. formerly Mrs Thatcher's Chief Press Secretary; and Sheila McKechnie , Director of Shelter. Producer Ntck Utechm


Unknown: Vivian White
Unknown: Tony Banks.
Unknown: Sir Bernard Ingham.
Unknown: Sheila McKechnie
Producer: Ntck Utechm

: Law in Action

The cases, the courts and the lawyers -
Marcel Berlins 's weekly look at the developments in the law and how they affect our lives.
Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Kaleidoscope

King of the Z Movie
Roger Corman , film writer, producer and director, is famous for the Gothic style in films like House of Usher and The Pit and the Pendulum. Nigel Andrews talks to Corman about his career.


Unknown: Roger Corman
Talks: Nigel Andrews

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Stereo


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: A Book at Bedtime

An Evil Cradling Final part.

: Week Ending

A satirical review of the week's news with the Week Ending team.
Producer Sarah Smith.


Producer: Sarah Smith.

: The Financial Week

with Peter Day.


Unknown: Peter Day.

: 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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