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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Khadijah Knight, Deputy Director of "Amana", an organisation which seeks to promote understanding of Islam and its followers.

: Today

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


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Richard Harries.
Editor: Roger Mosey

: News

: Desert Island Discs

with gardening expert Rosemary Verey.


Unknown: Rosemary Verey.

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley of the Financial
Times returns to air listeners' views, grievances and suggestions about BBC programmes and policy.
Producer Denis Nightingale WRITE TO: Feedback, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Producer: Denis Nightingale

: Hindsight

This week, Chris Andrew investigates the start of Sunday smut in newspapers, the decline of the tea cosy and the rise of the tea bag. He also hears how Shakespeare avoided the rules on bad language and reveals the origin of the age-old question, "Have you been?" Producer Ian Bell


Unknown: Chris Andrew
Producer: Ian Bell

: The Bible

John. Final part.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from Cardiff by Gail Foley. Serial: Limestone and Clay (5)


Unknown: Gail Foley.

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Kelvin Boot.
Producer Sarah Blunt


Presented By: Kelvin Boot.
Producer: Sarah Blunt

: You and Yours

FACTSHEET: send a large sae to [address removed]

: The Food Programme

The show that investigates the good, the bad and the tasteless. Presented by Derek Cooper.
Producer Sheila Dillon


Presented By: Derek Cooper.
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke. Producer David Marsh


Presented By: Nick Clarke.
Producer: David Marsh

: The Archers

: Classic Serial: The War of the End of the World

The third episode of Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa 's masterpiece. Colonel Cesar takes an expedition to punish Anthony the Counsellor and his pilgrims at Canudos.


Unknown: Mario Vargas Llosa

: Lumberjills- The Forgotten Army

Armed with axes and sledgehammers, these young girls swung into action proud to be members of the Women's Timber
Corps and do their bit for the war effort. Producer Alison Quinn


Producer: Alison Quinn

: Hello

Are you a kisser, a hugger or a handshaker? Greetings help form our first impressions of others, they're useful in clinching business deals and they vary wildly from country to country. Could you cope, for instance, with the scrotal handshake of West Africa? Reporter Phil Korbel keeps his hands firmly in his own pockets.
Producer Wendy Pilmer


Reporter: Phil Korbel
Producer: Wendy Pilmer

: News

: Kaleidoscope in Birmingham

Louisa Buck investigates the new art spaces being created in Birmingham and sees an exhibition of bicycles, from ancient Egypt to designer mountain bikes. Producer Robyn Read

: Short Story: The Circle Club

Barry Pain's Eliza stories represent Edwardian comic writing at its best. In this tale, Eliza's pompous husband is invited to join what purports to be an exclusive West End club.
Read by Leon Sinden.
Producer David Jackson Young


Read By: Leon Sinden.
Producer: David Jackson Young

: PM

with Linda Lewis and Hugh Sykes. Editor Margaret Budy
WRITE: PM Letterline, BBC Broadcasting House, London WlA 1AA. PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Linda Lewis
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 table's still laid.
Written by Graham Harvey
Director Joanna Toye ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send sae to [address removed]


Written By: Graham Harvey
Director: Joanna Toye
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Mark Hebden: Richard Derrington
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer: Felicity Finch
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Kate Aldridge: Susie Riddell
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Peggy Woolley: June Spencer
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Robin Stokes: Tim Meats
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Lynda Smell: Carole Boyd
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Richard Locke: William Gaminara

: Pick of the Week

Chris Serle presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio and television over the past seven days.
Producer Mo Bakaya


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Mo Bakaya

: Any Questions?

Jonathon Porritt , environmentalist and joumalist, and Graham Mather , President of the European Policy Forum, are among those tackling the issues raised in Colwyn Bay, Wales. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Jonathon Porritt
Unknown: Graham Mather
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins takes a weekly look at developments in the law. Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Kaleidoscope

A Penny for a Song. Busking is an ancient art, but is it begging or entertainment? Kaleidoscope samples some tap dancing outside theatres and songs in stations, and gathers some opinions.

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.
Editor Anne Koch


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.
Editor: Anne Koch

: Week Ending

Sally Grace , Toby Longworth , Brian Bowles and Simon Roberts cock a snook at the week's news.
Producer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Unknown: Brian Bowles
Unknown: Simon Roberts
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: Fourth Column

with Simon Hoggart. Producer Anne-Marie Cole


Unknown: Simon Hoggart.
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: 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.

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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