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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev Georgina Baxendale.


Unknown: Rev Georgina

: Today

WIth Sue MacGregor and John Humphrys.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Dr Paula Clifford
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament
Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Dr Paula Clifford
Editor: Roger Mosey

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Managing director of GEC Lord Weinstock talks to Sue Lawley.

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley of J the Financial
Times returns to air more of your letters and comments on BBC
Programmes and policy. Producer Poppy Hughes
0 WRITE to: Feedback, BBC. London W1A 1AA


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Producer: Poppy Hughes

: In the Company Archives

r Radio 4 leaves behind the BBC archive as Nigel Farrell sets off on a trawl through Britain's corporate past in four programmes. "Now Hear This"
What appears to be a modem obsession has in fact been with us for some time. In a look back at
"corporate communications" through this century, Nigel Farell scans hundreds of works magazines that have been found in hidden vaults, dusted down and given a new lease of life.
There's also a look at some early corporate films, and recordings from Britain's premier factory radio station.
Producer Nick Patrick


Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Unknown: Nigel Farell
Producer: Nick Patrick

: Daily Service

Come, Gracious Spirit, Heavenly Dove
(Hawkhurst, BBC HB 150); Acts 1, vv 1-8; Ruach; Come Down, 0 Love
Divine (Down Ampney). Director of Music James Whitbourn.


Music: James Whitbourn.

: The Bible

From Genesis to Revelation
Genesis. Episode 5.

: Woman's Hour

From the North.
Introduced by Ruth Pitt. Story: The Wild Blue Yonder (3).


Introduced By: Ruth Pitt.

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Kelvin Boot. Producer Grant Sonnex


Presented By: Kelvin Boot.
Producer: Grant Sonnex

: You and Yours Reasonable Doubt

5: Getting Out
Should defendants pay the price of bad police work or incompetent lawyers? Or should the grounds for appeal be extended?

: The Food Programme

with Derek Cooper. producer Sheila Dillon


Unknown: Derek Cooper.
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Classic Serial My Son, My Son

by Howard Spring.
2: Essex has married Nellie and their life together is joyless. He clings to his plans for Oliver, blind to his son's faults.

: 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

Once described as "the most original featherweight poetry of our time", the children's poems of Walter de la
Mare still earn their place in modem anthologies.
And with a recent revival of interest in de la Mare's adult writing, Nigel Forde discusses a new biography and examines the appeal of this intense and mysterious writer. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Nigel Forde

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Louisa Buck visits an exhibition of Andy Goldsworthy 's work in Leeds, and visits the Bath Festival for a French cooking performance. Producer Beaty Rubens


Unknown: Louisa Buck
Unknown: Andy Goldsworthy
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: Short Story: A Glowing Future

by Ruth Rendell.
A beautiful silver trunk arrives, and lovers' dreams are shattered...
Read by Elizabeth Bell.


Author: Ruth Rendell
Reader: Elizabeth Bell
Producer: Pat Pryor

: PM

with Wendy Austin and Chris Lowe. Editor Chris Birkett
0 Letters to: PM Letterline, BBC Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA
0 Phone: [number removed]


Unknown: Wendy Austin
Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Editor: Chris Birkett

: Going Places

Presented by Janet Trewin. producer Jill Thomas


Presented By: Janet Trewin.
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

Richard's in demand before he's out!
Written by Mick Martin Director Joanna Toye
0 Archers Addicts Fan Club: sae to [address removed]


Written By: Mick Martin
Director: Joanna Toye
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
Mark Hebden: Richard Derrington
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Kate Aldridge: Susie Riddell
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
John Archer: Sam Barriscale
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Peggy Woolley: June Spencer
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Kathy Perks: Hedli Niklaus
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy
Betty Tucker: Pam Craig
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Richard Locke: William Gaminara
Howard Friend: Geoffrey Whitehead

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle. Producer Ronni Davis


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Producer: Ronni Davis

: Any Questions?

Joining Jonathan Dimbleby to tackle issues raised in Saltash, Cornwall are Aziz Al Azmeh, Professor of Islamic Studies at Exeter University:
Patricia Hewitt , Deputy Director of the Institute for Public Policy Research; Rt Hon Francis Maude , banker and former Government minister; and Katharine Whitehorn , columnist. Producer Nadine Grieve


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Patricia Hewitt
Unknown: Francis Maude
Unknown: Katharine Whitehorn
Producer: Nadine Grieve

: Stop Press

John Diamond presents a personal account of the week's press.
Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: John Diamond
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Kaleidoscope

Tales from Hampton

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: A Book at Bedtime

The Heather Blazing Final episode.

: Week Ending

A satirical review of the week's news.
Producer Diane Messias


Producer: Diane Messias

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton.


Unknown: Heather Payton.

: 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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