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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 Michael Blood.

: Today

with Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday.
6.45 Business News
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rabbi Lionel Blue.


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: The Week on 4

: Echoes in the Chamber

Peter Hill looks back on 15 years of broadcasting from Westminster.
3: Fun and Games and Personalities
Producer Mark Savage


Unknown: Peter Hill
Producer: Mark Savage

: News

: Start the Week

The second special holiday edition with Melvyn Bragg in Istanbul. Turkey's cultural capital, where guests include the musician and film director Zulfu Livaneli ; Sevas Akat. academic and businessman: Binnaz Toprak , specialist on Islam in modern secular
Turkey: and Hugh Pope of The Independent.
Producer Marina Salandy-Brown


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Director: Zulfu Livaneli
Director: Sevas Akat.
Unknown: Binnaz Toprak
Unknown: Hugh Pope
Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

: Daily Service

from the Chapel of Eastbourne College.
Dear Lord and Father of Mankind (Repton. BBC HB 351); O Thou The Central
Orb (Wood): All My Hope on God Is Founded
(Michael, BBC HB 299);
Director of Music Graham Jones. Organ Scholar Matthew Raisbeck.


Music: Graham Jones.
Unknown: Matthew Raisbeck.

: The Year in Question

Brian Hayes quizzes radio and television news teams on the year that a cabinet minister lost his trousers on a train. A Testbed Production


Unknown: Brian Hayes

: Something Understood

An Anthology of Spiritual Verse
"East Coker" from "Four Quartets" by T.S. Eliot.
Read by Jack Shepherd.


Poet: T.S. Eliot
Reader: Jack Shepherd
Producer: Jocelyn Boxall

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray. Join the fashion designers
Helen Storey and Ben de Lisi : the writers Brenda Polan and Lowri Turner ; model
Sarah-Jo; and photographer Kate Garner for a stroll down the catwalk and a preview of the autumn fashions.
Story: The Wild Blue Yonder by Audrey Thomas , read by Margaret Robertson. 2: Roots


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Helen Storey
Unknown: Ben de Lisi
Unknown: Brenda Polan
Unknown: Lowri Turner
Unknown: Kate Garner
Unknown: Audrey Thomas
Read By: Margaret Robertson.

: Money Box Live

with Vincent Duggleby. Producer Frances Macdonald


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: Brain of Britain 1993

Nationwide general knowledge contest, chaired by Robert Robinson. First Round London. Victor Corney (hospital administrator);
Tonv Sherwood (civil servant); Jane MacKelvie
(stockbroker); Bob Haworth (chartered engineer). Producer Richard Edis


Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Unknown: Victor Corney
Unknown: Jane MacKelvie
Unknown: Bob Haworth
Producer: Richard Edis

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: The Eagle has Flown

by Jack Higgins.
Injured in the failed attempt to kidnap Winston Churchill, Kurt Steiner is imprisoned in the Tower of London. In his office in Berlin, Heinrich Himmler considers the advantages of rescuing Steiner and contacts Liam Devlin with an intriguing offer.
Dramatised by Peter Mackie Director Philip Martin


Unknown: Kurt Steiner
Unknown: Heinrich Himmler
Unknown: Liam Devlin
Dramatised By: Peter MacKie
Director: Philip Martin
Liam Devlin: Frank Grimes
Jack Higgins: Harry Patterson
Steiner: Michael Fitzgerald
Vaughan: Quint Boa
Himmler: Graham Padden
Canaris: Terry Molloy
Hitler: David Halliwell
Mary: Melanie Revill
Lavinia: Charlotte Westoram
ShaK: David Neal
Rommel: Gordon Reid
Uunro: Leon Tanner
Carter: John Dixon
Schellenberg: David Holt
Kneussel: Richard Allenson
Kramer: Richard O'Ryan
Berger: Peter Meakin

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Robert Dawson Scott tracks down some authentic blues, with the help of musician Dave Stewart who made a pilgrimage to the Mississippi in search of untapped musical talent. Producer Will Saunders
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Robert Dawson Scott
Musician: Dave Stewart

: Short Story

Graffiti by Jonathan Treitel.
By the end of the century all the beauty spots of the world would be destroyed by the dreaded scribble ... Read by David Horovitch. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Jonathan Treitel.
Read By: David Horovitch.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Wendy Austin and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Wendy Austin
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: The News Quiz

: News

: The Archers

Has Tony got a sure BET?

: The Monday Play

Not Just for Christmas by Jonathan Myerson.
Time runs out for women wondering when, or whether, to have children.
With Alison Reid and Michael Onslow Director Jane Morgan


Unknown: Jonathan Myerson.
Unknown: Alison Reid
Unknown: Michael Onslow
Director: Jane Morgan
lee: Fiona Shaw
Caro: Lesley Manville
Judith: Brenda Blethyn
Abby: Gwen Humble
fred: James Fleet
Saul: Dominic Letts
Michael: Michael Lumsden

: Lady Macbeth of the King's Road

Actress Ellen Pollock gives away a few secrets about a picture that hangs among the bric-a-brac in a Chelsea antiques market with the help of Mark Twain , Rudolf Hess ,
Augustus John , Donald Wolfit , and, in person, Alec McCowen.
Producer Piers Plowright


Unknown: Ellen Pollock
Unknown: Mark Twain
Unknown: Rudolf Hess
Unknown: Augustus John
Unknown: Donald Wolfit
Unknown: Alec McCowen.
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

Roger White talks to Bill Gates , founder and chairman of Microsoft, the world's largest computer company.
Editor Alan Griffiths


Talks: Roger White
Unknown: Bill Gates
Editor: Alan Griffiths

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: A Book at Bedtime

Love on a Branch Line by John Hadfield.
Sixth of ten parts, read by Michael Cochrane.
Abridged by Jamie Anstruther Producer Cherry Cookson


Unknown: John Hadfield.
Read By: Michael Cochrane.
Abridged By: Jamie Anstruther
Producer: Cherry Cookson

: You Heard it Here First

After Henry by Simon Brett. Last in the series.
Starring Prunella Scales ,
Joan Sanderson , Benjamin Whitrow , Gerry Cowper and Nigel Williams. Mr Right
Producer Pete Atkin


Unknown: Simon Brett.
Unknown: Prunella Scales
Unknown: Joan Sanderson
Unknown: Benjamin Whitrow
Unknown: Gerry Cowper
Unknown: Nigel Williams.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: Down Your Ear with Armando lannucci

Armando lannucci recycles and regurgitates some of the major events of last year and takes you on a journey through your aural orifices.
Producer Cathie Mahoney


Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: 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.

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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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