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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Saba Rasaludin.


Unknown: Saba Rasaludin.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rt Rev Richard Harries.
8.40 Yesterday In Parliament Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Richard Harries.
Editor: Roger Mosey

: News

: Pennine People

Martin Wainwright concludes his stories of people whose influence spread far beyond their native communities.
The King of Cheese. The son of a poor quarryman, Kit Calvert saved the local economy by rescuing the moribund Wensleydale Creamery.
Producer John Watkins (Rptd Sun at 6.15pm;


Unknown: Martin Wainwright
Producer: John Watkins

: No Further Questions?: 1: The Rope's End

First of six programmes in which Nicholas Stewart, QC, looks at significant trials from the last century.
The case of Captain Henry Rodgers in 1857 revealed the depths of cruelty and deprivation to which ordinary seamen were subjected in the British Merchant Navy. See Preview page 14


Presenter: Nicholas Stewart, QC
Dramatised By: Paul Burns
Producer: Mark Savage
Attorney General Bliss: Frederick Treves
Mr Monk QC: David Goodge
Thomas Hayes: Russell Boulter
Francis Doyle: Mark McGann
William Groves: Richard Tate
[Actor]: James Telfer
[Actor]: James Taylor

: The Bible

Ecclesiastes. Part 2.

: Woman's Hour

Do women have enough choice about where and how to have their babies? Does pregnancy jeopardise your job or your chances of promotion? Jenni Murray invites you to take part in a live debate about your maternity rights. Serial: The Quick (2)
PHONE: [number removed]. Lines open from 9.30am.


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Kelvin Boot.
Producer Sarah Blunt


Presented By: Kelvin Boot.
Producer: Sarah Blunt

: You and Yours

with Tasneem Siddiqi.
FACTSHEET: Please send a large S.A.E to: [address removed]


Unknown: Tasneem Siddiqi.

: The Food Programme

Can there be good food in Britain's fast food outlets, restaurants and cafes when most of them pay slave wages? Marya Burgess investigates greed, contempt and corruption in the catering industry. Presented by Derek Cooper. Producer Sheila Dillon


Unknown: Marya Burgess
Presented By: Derek Cooper.
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

Editor Kevin Marsh


Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

: Special Assignment

Producers Carole Lacey and Howard Rogers


Producers: Carole Lacey
Producers: Howard Rogers

: Your Place or Mine?

Series of ten stories resulting from a collaboration between documentary makers from Australia, America, Canada, Eire and Britain.
3: Access Denied. " , and the temptation to knock on that door and try to get in was overwhelming". Nicholas Whiteley "broke into" universities.He never stole or vandalised the buildings, he simply left his mark - without ever leaving his bedroom.
Producer Main Russell


Unknown: Nicholas Whiteley

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Michele Roberts , Eleanor Bron and Sue Townsend are among 20 women writers whohaveput-TheWritingontheWall in response to art at the Tate Gallery.
In the studio, Louisa Buck meets South American singer and folk heroine Mercedes Sosas. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: Michele Roberts
Unknown: Eleanor Bron
Unknown: Sue Townsend
Unknown: Louisa Buck
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: Shod Story: Mystery at Ivy Manor

by Wendy Barr. Read by Fiona Bell. Producer Bruce Young


Unknown: Wendy Barr.
Read By: Fiona Bell.
Producer: Bruce Young

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Hugh Sykes. Editor Margaret Budy


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

: Going Places

with Janet Trewin and Peter Macann. Producer David France


Unknown: Janet Trewin
Unknown: Peter MacAnn.

: News

: The Archers

The spotlight is on Susan.


Written by: Louise Page
Director: Joanna Toye
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Mark Hebden: Richard Derrington
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
John Archer: Sam Barriscale
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Peggy Woolley: June Spencer
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Kathy Perks: Hedli Niklaus
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Robin Stokes: Tim Meats
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Guy Pemberton: Hugh Dickson
Police Officer: Eric Allan

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle.
Producer Fiona Couper


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Producer: Fiona Couper

: Any Questions?

Ann Clwyd , MP, opposition spokesperson on National Heritage; Eric Forth , MP, Education Minister; Robin Page , farmer and journalist; and Matthew Taylor , MP. Liberal Democrat spokesman on the Social Charter and Youth Affairs, tackle the issues raised in Wellington, Shropshire. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Ann Clwyd
Unknown: Eric Forth
Unknown: Robin Page
Unknown: Matthew Taylor
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins looks at developments in the law and how they affect people's lives. Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Sallie Davies

: The World Tonight with Robin Lustig.

Editor Anne Koch


Editor: Anne Koch

: Booker at Bedtime

Crossing the River by Caryl Phillips is read by Rachel Atkins.


Unknown: Caryl Phillips
Read By: Rachel Atkins.

: Week Ending

Sally Grace , Jeffrey Holland , Toby Longworth and Bronwen Williams pull the rug out from under the week's news.
Producer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Unknown: Bronwen Williams
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: 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.

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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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