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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Father Paul Clayton Lea.


Unknown: Father Paul Clayton Lea.

: Today

with Anna Ford and Peter Hobday. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rt Rev Richard Harries. Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Richard Harries.
Editor: Roger Mosey

: News

: Pennine People

The stories of four Pennine people told by Martin Wainwright.
3. Muck and Brass. John Dowse was a textiles millionaire who transformed his mansion at Hey Green into a Yorkshire South Sea Island.
Producer John Watkins


Told By: Martin Wainwright.
Unknown: John Dowse
Producer: John Watkins

: East Going West

The last in the series in which Mark Tully gets the people of South Asia to give their own perspectives on their countries. Poor Understanding. "How do you cope with the poverty?" is the question Tully is most often asked by Westerners. Jamuna Das , a shoeshine boy on the pavements of Calcutta, and some of the city's beggars, have their own answers. Producer Vanessa Harrison


Unknown: Mark Tully
Unknown: Jamuna Das
Producer: Vanessa Harrison

: The Bible

Job. Part 4.

: Woman's Hour

From Manchester with Ruth Pitt. Story: Mrs De Winter (10)


Unknown: Ruth Pitt.

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Kelvin Boot.
Producer Simon Roberts


Presented By: Kelvin Boot.
Producer: Simon Roberts

: You and Yours

The latest Government figures predict that the number of cars on Britain's roads will double within the next 30 years. This is good news for transport minister Robert Key who declared recently "Hove roads". But environmentalists fear such growth will lead to unacceptable congestion and pollution. Today, from the Maddermarket Theatre in Norwich, John Howard chairs a debate on the future of road transport. Producer Ian Gilvear
FACTSHEET: send a large sae to: [address removed]


Unknown: Robert Key
Unknown: John Howard
Producer: Ian Gilvear

: The Food Programme

"The West's Sickest Society" is what the Wall Street Journal recently called Glasgow. And the figures on heart disease, cancer, diabetes and strokes confirm the headline. Derek Cooper investigates how that sickness is related to what Glaswegians eat.
Producer Sheila Dillon


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

: Special Assignment

producers Carole Lacey and Howard Rogers


Producers: Carole Lacey
Producers: Howard Rogers

: Your Place or Mine?

A collaboration between documentary makers from Australia, America, Canada, Eire and Britain has created these stories that cross boundaries of geography and generation.
2: The Magdalen Laundry. It didn't take much for women to "fall" in rural southern Ireland. When they did, this is where they were sent, often for life. Producer Julian Vignoles for RTE Editor Sharon Banoff


Producer: Julian Vignoles
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

A new exhibition space opens in Birmingham at the Gas Hall, performance from Eddie Lejeune and a new book from Ray Shell. Presented by Louisa Buck. Producer Quentin Cooper


Unknown: Eddie Lejeune
Presented By: Louisa Buck.
Producer: Quentin Cooper

: Short Story: Now You Know

by Michael Carson.
Read by Trevor Nichols. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Michael Carson.
Read By: Trevor Nichols.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Hugh Sykes. Editor Margaret Budy
WRITE OR PHONE: PM Letteriine, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA: [number removed]


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.
Editor: Margaret Budy

: Going Places

A preview of the first electric bus service with Janet Trewin and Peter Macann. Producer David France


Unknown: Janet Trewin
Unknown: Peter MacAnn.

: News

: The Archers

Director Keri Davies


Director: Keri Davies
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Peggy Woolley: June Spencer
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
SidPerks: Alan Devereux
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Richard Locke: Willlam Gaminara
Guy Pemberton: Hugh Dickson
Les Stafford: Al Ashton

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle.
Producer Julian Hale


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Producer: Julian Hale

: Any Questions?

Sir Michael Angus , President of the CBI; Dr Mary Archer , scientist; Nicholas Hinton , director general of the Save the Children Fund; and Ben Pimlott , Professor of Politics and Contemporary History, Birkbeck College, tackle the issues raised in Putney, London. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer Nadine Grieve


Unknown: Sir Michael Angus
Unknown: Dr Mary Archer
Unknown: Nicholas Hinton
Unknown: Ben Pimlott
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Nadine Grieve

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins takes a weekly look at the developments in the law and how they affect our lives. Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Kaleidoscope

Cinemas in the Living Room

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Editor Anne Koch


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Anne Koch

: Week Ending

Sally Grace , Jeffrey Holland , Toby Longworth and Brian Bowles take a bracing ramble through the week's news. Producer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Unknown: Brian Bowles
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton.


Unknown: Heather Payton.

: Miles and Miles of Mud

Another chance to hear 16-year-old Jonathan Whitney from Essex explore the "miles and miles of mud" beneath
Southend pier, with some help from poet and pier fan John Betjeman. Producer Jane Ray


Unknown: Jonathan Whitney
Unknown: John Betjeman.
Producer: Jane Ray

: 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.

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