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: News Briefing

: Prelude

With Marjorie Lofthouse. Producer David Bellinger


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse.
Producer: David Bellinger

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies . Including Bells on Sunday from St Mary's Church, Beverley.


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

: Sunday Papers

: The Living World

Seventy years ago, Henry Williamson began writing his famous novel Tarka the Otter, telling the story of Tarka's life in North Devon. Jessica Holm goes down to the banks of the River Torridge to explore the rich otter habitat there. Producer Simon Roberts


Unknown: Henry Williamson
Unknown: Jessica Holm
Producer: Simon Roberts

: Sunday

with Trevor Barnes and Alison Hilliard. Editor David Coomes


Unknown: Trevor Barnes
Unknown: Alison Hilliard.
Editor: David Coomes

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Yehudi Menuhin

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about the work of the charity Live Music Now! which he founded.
DONATIONS to [address removed]
CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: A Celebration ofAlternatives

To mark the Partnership for Change meeting in Manchester tomorrow, Martin Palmer and Liz Patterson lead a group of Pilgrims to St Ninian's Cave nearWhithorn and on the way explore what different faiths can contribute to the future. Producer Johnston McKay


Unknown: Martin Palmer
Unknown: Liz Patterson
Producer: Johnston McKay

: The Archers

Omnibus edition. Director Tim Coleman


Director: Tim Coleman

: News Stand

with Martin Wainwright. Producer lain Croft


Unknown: Martin Wainwright.

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serie.


Unknown: Chris Serie.

: Desert Island Discs

Comedian Paul Merton talks to Sue Lawley. Producer Olivia Seligman


Talks: Paul Merton
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: The World This Weekend

with Ben Bradshaw and Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Ben Bradshaw
Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Chairman Dr Stefan Buczacki digs into the postbag and calls on Sue Phillips, Diane Ledward and Fred Downham.
Producer Amanda Mares


Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Diane Ledward
Unknown: Fred Downham.
Producer: Amanda Mares

: Classic Serial: The SmallHouse at Allington

Anthony Trollope 's novel dramatised in four episodes.
1: Lily Dale , one of Trollope's most charming heroines, is the impoverished niece of the squire of Allington. She is loved by Johnny Eames , yet rejects him in favour of the dashing Adolphus Crosbie.
Dramatised by Martyn Wade Director Cherry Cookson


Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Unknown: Lily Dale
Unknown: Johnny Eames
Unknown: Adolphus Crosbie.
Dramatised By: Martyn Wade
Director: Cherry Cookson
Adolphus Crosbie: Alex Jennings
Lily Dale: Julia Ford
JohnmEames: Jamie Glover
Squire Dale: Richard Vernon
Mrs Dak: Brenda Blethyn
Bell Dale: Lesley Sharp
Bemard Dale: Jeremy Clyde
DrCrofts: Dominic Letts
Mrs Roper: Diana Payan
Amelia Roper: Rachel Atkins
Joseph Cradell: David Thorpe
Lupex: Steve Hodson
Mrs Lupex: Jillie Meers
Miss Spruce: Lala Lloyd
Jemima: Pauline Yates

: Tolstoy - At War and Peace

Compiled by Michael Bakewell from Tolstoy's writings. In seven parts. 6: My Unhappy Family
Other parts played by members of the cast Director Rosemary Hart


Unknown: Michael Bakewell
Director: Rosemary Hart
Count Leo Tolstoy: Norman Rodway
Sofya Tolstoy: Anna Massey
Sasha Tolstoy: Alice Arnold
Ilya Tolstoy: David Collings
Leon Tolstoy: Dwid Goudge
Alexandrine: Rosalie Crutchley
Fet: David King
Chertkov: Nigel Carrington
Pozdnyshev: Nicholas Farrell
Anne Seuron: Melinda Walker
Reader: John Rowe

: The Gift Horses

2: The Give in the System. The voluntary sector is being asked to step into the breach as the welfare state retreats. But can it retain its independence and sustain innovation?

: Golden Oldies

Les Woodland meets more fascinating proof that the older you get the more exciting life becomes.
3: Eric Delaney - Let There Be Drums! Producer Les Woodland


Unknown: Eric Delaney

: Way Out West

Country and western singer
Hank Wangford explores
Ireland's west coast.
1: Galway Gty - Close to the Edge

: Poetry Please!

Simon Rae talks to his guest, poet and novelist Michele Roberts , and introduces a selection of requests. Producer Sally Marmion


Talks: Simon Rae
Unknown: Michele Roberts
Producer: Sally Marmion

: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley.
WRITE TO: Feedback. BBC. London W1A 1AA


Unknown: Chris Dunkley.

: New Europeans

3: Istanbul. Picture yourself living in Istanbul. Paul Trigggoes on aguidedtour of his friends, his flat and his fresh figs. Presented by David Lodge. Producer Sara Jane Hall


Presented By: David Lodge.
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: In Business

Europe Unchained
In the aftermath of the virtual breakdown of the ERM, Peter Day asks business leaders across Europe what they want now.


Unknown: Peter Day

: A Good Read

Edward Blishen and his guests Sir John Harvey-Jones and Bonny Falconer select three paperbacks.
Producer Susan Roberts


Unknown: Edward Blishen
Unknown: Sir John Harvey-Jones
Unknown: Bonny Falconer
Producer: Susan Roberts

: Rites of Passage

4: Building the Promised Land. Bel Mooney discovers how the Rastafarians of Birmingham are building heaven on earth, where as God's chosen people they can live for ever. Producer Penny Lawrence


Unknown: Bel Mooney

: Opinion

011 the Road. Mike, a so-called "New Age traveller", explains why he chooses to live the way he does.

: The Natural HistoryProgramme

Tales from the Siberian marshlands.
Presented by Kelvin Boot.


Presented By: Kelvin Boot.

: News

: Out of Order

Two teams captained by Austin Mitchell and Michael White , with their guests Sir David Steel and Vincent Hanna. Chairman is Patrick Hannan. Producer Louise Coats


Unknown: Michael White
Unknown: David Steel
Unknown: Vincent Hanna.
Unknown: Patrick Hannan.
Producer: Louise Coats

: Seeds of Faith

To mark the Jewish New Year festival of Rosh Hashanah , the Chief Rabbi Dr Jonathan Sacks talks to Trevor Barnes about the significance of the festival. Producer Christina Morgan


Unknown: Rosh Hashanah
Talks: Dr Jonathan Sacks
Unknown: Trevor Barnes
Producer: Christina Morgan

: 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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