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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Jenny Levy , a member of Nottingham Progressive Synagogue.


Unknown: Jenny Levy

: Today

with Sue MacGregor and John Humphrys. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rev Dr Donald English. Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Dr Donald English.
Editor: Roger Mosey

: Waugh on Five More Fronts

5: Letters to Ann Fleming. "I am too deaf for social life but perfectly sound tete-a-tete. Evelyn Waugh didn't lose his interest in the outside world, nor his acerbic wit.


Unknown: Ann Fleming.
Unknown: Evelyn Waugh

: News

: Feedback

Presented by Chris Dunkley.
Producer Nick Utechin


Presented By: Chris Dunkley.
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Discursive Excursions

In the last of the series, recollections from those who chose to cross the oceans - by rowing.... Producer Alastair Wilson


Producer: Alastair Wilson

: The Ghost of Thomas Kempe

Final part: Fire. Thomas Kempe 's escapades are getting out of control.


Unknown: Thomas Kempe

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Ruth Wishart in Edinburgh. Serial: Human Voices (4)


Presented By: Ruth Wishart

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Kelvin Boot.
Producer Caroline Aistrop


Presented By: Kelvin Boot.
Producer: Caroline Aistrop

: You and Yours

with Tasneem Siddiqi.
FACTSHEET: send a large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Tasneem Siddiqi.

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper gets embroiled in the Anglo-French food wars.
Producer Sheila Dillon


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

Editor Kevin Marsh


Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

: Classic Serial: Keys of the Kingdom

The final part of AJ Cronin 's epic tale.


Unknown: Aj Cronin

: Test Match Special West Indies v England

Commentary on the first day's play in the Fourth Test from the Kensington Oval, Barbados, by Jonathan Agnew , Peter Baxter , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Vic Marks. With expert comments from Trevor Bailey and Everton Weekes. Including at 5.00 PM as FM


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Peter Baxter
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Vic Marks.
Unknown: Trevor Bailey

: Anderson Country

with Gerry Anderson. PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Vanessa Redgrave stars in the story of Bertolt Brecht's flight from Hitler's Germany to Hollywood, and Louisa Buck meets an artist who has bought a race-horse and named her "A Real Work of Art". Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Vanessa Redgrave
Unknown: Louisa Buck
Producer: John Goudie

: Short Story: Telling Stories

Last of the week's stories from the new BBC collection: Kiss Me Hardy written and narrated by Beryl Bainbridge. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Beryl Bainbridge.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Linda Lewis and Jon Sopel. Editor Margaret Budy


Unknown: Linda Lewis
Unknown: Jon Sopel.
Editor: Margaret Budy

: Going Places

with Janet Trewin and Peter Macann. Producer David Prest


Unknown: Janet Trewin
Unknown: Peter MacAnn.
Producer: David Prest

: News

: The Archers

A pleasant evening turns sour. Written by Simon Frith Director Tim Coleman. Producer Vanessa Whitbum


Director: Tim Coleman.
Producer: Vanessa Whitbum
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
Buabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
John Archer: Sam Barriscale
Brian Aldridge: Charles Colllngwooo
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Kathy Perks: Hedli Niklaus
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Betty Tucker: Pamela Craig
Robin Stokes: Tim Meats
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Maureen Travis: Roberta Kerr

: Pick of the Week

with Dominik Diamond. Producer Richard Bannerman


Unknown: Dominik Diamond.
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: Any Questions?

Malcolm Bruce , MP, Liberal Democrat trade and industiy spokesman; Sheila McKechnie , director, Shelter; John Prescott , MP, shadow employment secretary; and Rt Hon Malcolm Rifkind , MP, Defence Secretary, tackle the issues raised in Paisley. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Nadine Grieve


Unknown: Malcolm Bruce
Unknown: Sheila McKechnie
Unknown: John Prescott
Unknown: Malcolm Rifkind
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Nadine Grieve

: A Passion for Bulgaria

Christina Bartlett and John Robinson have little in common. She is a Scottish schoolteacher and one-time communist; he is an English ex-army officer turned enterprising publican. But they share an unusual passion. As they talk to Melanie Friend about Bulgaria an intimate picture emerges of two extraordinary people and the country they have adopted as home. Producer Mohit Bakaya


Unknown: Christina Bartlett
Unknown: John Robinson
Unknown: Melanie Friend
Producer: Mohit Bakaya

: 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

with Sally Grace , Brian Bowles , Toby Longworth and Carla Mendonca.
Producer Chris Neill


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Brian Bowles
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Unknown: Carla Mendonca.
Producer: Chris Neill

: Tea Junction

n Patrick Hannan and his guests take a sceptical look at the events of the past week. Producer Penny Arnold


Unknown: Patrick Hannan

: Tightening the Noose

Santiago academic Hebert Perez discusses Fidel Castro and the Revolution, with the help of the BBC Sound Archive. Producer Noah Richler


Unknown: Hebert Perez
Unknown: Fidel Castro
Producer: Noah Richler

: News

: Tales from the Brigadier

Five reports from behind the pavilion at Witney Scrotum, by Peter Tinniswood.
2: Carry On Goering. Read by Richard Wilson. Producer Pete Atkin


Unknown: Peter Tinniswood.
Read By: Richard Wilson.
Producer: Pete Atkin

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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