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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers Richard Sanders and John Harvey


Producers: Richard Sanders
Producers: John Harvey

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev Sue Rose.

: Today

with Sue MacGregor and Brian Redhead.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rt Rev
Vincent Nichols
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Brian Redhead.
Unknown: Vincent Nichols

: News

: Call Nick Ross: 071-580

Your chance to talk to
Nick Ross and his guests on an issue of the moment. Producer Poppy Hughes
0 LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Unknown: Nick Ross
Producer: Poppy Hughes

: From the 'Pool to 100 plus a Fish

"The happiest days of your life". George Melly continues his autobiographical journey.
2: Stowe School. Producer Kerry McGeever


Unknown: George Melly
Producer: Kerry McGeever

: Daily Service

Lead us Heavenly Father, Lead us (Mannheim, BBC HB 307); Isaiah 35, vv 1-7; Psalm 107, w 33-38; Be Strong and of Good
Courage (S S Campbell). Director of Music Graham Elliott


Music: Graham Elliott

: Revelations of Divine Love

Episode 4.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray talks to Clare Venables about her new venture into opera.
Serial: The Women in Black (2)


Talks: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Clare Venables

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the GP's surgery. producer Constance St Louis


Unknown: Geoff Watts

: You and Yours

with John Howard. Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: John Howard.
Editor: Ken Vass

: Best of My Word!

The most memorable tussles between Frank Muir and Denis Norden and their guests in the long-running battle of verbal wits. Chaired by Michael O'Donnell. Producer Pete Atkin
CASSETTE: My Word! available from retailers, price £7.15


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Michael O'Donnell.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Clean Slate
In Tracy Aston 's darkly comic monologue,
Elizabeth Spriggs plays Patricia - a woman who has got cleaning down to a fine art. So much so, that neither she nor her husband ever has to leave the house.
Director Clive Brill


Unknown: Tracy Aston
Unknown: Elizabeth Spriggs
Director: Clive Brill

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with John Morton and Cynthia Millar - players of one of the rarest and most exotic of all musical instruments: the ondes martenot.
Producer Michael Emery


Unknown: John Morton
Unknown: Cynthia Millar
Producer: Michael Emery

: Tuesday Lives

In the last of the present series, Joanna Buchan meets more people who have a tale to tell. This week, she travels to South Wales, hard hit by recession and unemployment, and finds there is still a welcome in the valleys. Producer Mark Savage


Unknown: Joanna Buchan
Producer: Mark Savage

: Prime Minister's Questions

and other business from

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Gill Pyrah reads Brian Moore 's novel No Other
Life, and considers the transformation of Prague in film and fiction from
Kafka to Lovejoy.
Producer Abigail Appleton
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Unknown: Brian Moore
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Short Story

The Disused Door by Julio Cortazar.
At night in his Montevideo hotel room, a businessman's sleep is disturbed by mysterious crying from next door. Read by Michael Elder. Translated by Robert Dodds
Director David Jackson Young


Unknown: Julio Cortazar.
Read By: Michael Elder.
Translated By: Robert Dodds
Director: David Jackson Young

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Frank Partridge.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Frank Partridge.

: The Board Game

The return of the quick-thinking show in which top business leaders act, plot and battle to boost their share price in order to win the ultimate prize of corporate excellence - the key to the executive washroom. Gain an insight into the intimate workings of the free market. Laughs, jokes and dawn raids from the Serious Fraud Office guaranteed. On the panel tonight: Peter Day ,
Alastair Ross Goobey , Janette Rutterford , Nigel Whittaker.
Chairman Nigel Cassidy. Producer Neil Koenig


Unknown: Peter Day
Unknown: Alastair Ross Goobey
Unknown: Janette Rutterford
Unknown: Nigel Whittaker.
Unknown: Nigel Cassidy.
Producer: Neil Koenig

: News

: The Archers

Has Eccles fallen in the water?

: File On 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad.
Reporter Wendy Jones. Producer Mark Weston Turner


Reporter: Wendy Jones.
Producer: Mark Weston Turner

: Science Now

Peter Evans reports from the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


Unknown: Peter Evans

: A Tale of Three Daughters

Sylvia Colley lost two of her three daughters to cystic fibrosis. In this programme she celebrates their lives and reads some of the poetry that helped her to get through. Producer Piers Plowright


Unknown: Sylvia Colley
Producer: Piers Plowright

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. With Tony Barringer.
Producer Thena Heshel
0 QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel [number emoved]between
9.15pm and 10.15pm
0 FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]
* HANDBOOK: £15.00, from [address removed]


Unknown: Tony Barringer.
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Martin Webber.


Unknown: Martin Webber.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod.


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod.

: A Book at Bedtime

Queen of the Tambourine
Episode 2.

: The Radio Programme

Microphones that go bump in the night. Presenters on the graveyard shift invite us to enter their twilight zone.

: 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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