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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Michael Malik.


Unknown: Michael Malik.

: Today

with Peter Hobday and John Humphrys. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Richard Harries.


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

with Zoe Wanamaker.


Unknown: Zoe Wanamaker.

: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley of the Financial Times. A Bhan Lapping production WRITE TO: Feedback. PO Box 3431. London NW1 OTN PHONE: [number removed]. FAX: [number removed]


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: Talking in Class

Last in the series of memories of school life in the state system since 1945. Telling Tales Producer Dave Sheasby


Producer: Dave Sheasby

: Something Understood

An Anthology of Spiritual Verse. "East Coker" from Four Quartets by T S Eliot, read by Jack Shepherd. Producer Jocelyn Boxall


Read By: Jack Shepherd.
Producer: Jocelyn Boxall

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from Cardiff by Gail Foley. Serial: The Diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner (2)


Unknown: Gail Foley.

: Test Match Special

Commentary on the second day's play of the Cornhill Test from Lord's by Jonathan Agnew , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Bryan Waddle. Expert comments from Fred Trueman , Vic Marks and Richard Hadlee. Including at
1.00 The World at One as FM
3.40 Minor Counties Review


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Bryan Waddle.
Unknown: Fred Trueman
Unknown: Vic Marks
Unknown: Richard Hadlee.

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Kelvin Boot. Producer Miriam Newman FACTSHEET/QUERIES: send sae to [address removed]


Presented By: Kelvin Boot.
Producer: Miriam Newman

: You and Yours

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


Unknown: Tasneem Siddiqi.

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper. Producer Sheila Dillon


Presented By: Derek Cooper.
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

: Classic Serial: The Tree of Strife

A three-part dramatisation of one of Iceland's great legends.

: Anderson Country

Phone Gerry Anderson on [number removed].


Unknown: Gerry Anderson


: Kaleidoscope

Louisa Buck listens to some finger-picking good banjo playing, visits an exhibition of paintings by R B Kitaj , and reviews Richard Eyre 's production of Sweet Bird of Youth at the National. Producer Adrian Washboume


Unknown: Louisa Buck
Unknown: B Kitaj
Unknown: Richard Eyre
Producer: Adrian Washboume

: Short Story: The Right Set

"Opening another man's property did not come easily to the membership of the tennis club." The final part of Nigel Williams 's tennis tale of intrigue.


Unknown: Nigel Williams

: PM

with Linda Lewis and Hugh Sykes. Editor Margaret Budy


Unknown: Linda Lewis
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.
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

Neil's U-turn is a pig for Eddie.
Written by Graham Harvey. Director Keri Davies
Editor Vanessa Whrtbum


Written By: Graham Harvey.
Director: Keri Davies
Editor: Vanessa Whrtbum
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
John Archer: Sam Barriscale
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Sid Perks: -Alan Devereux
Kathy Perks: Hedli Niklaus
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
darrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Sharon Richards: Celia Nelson
Robin Stokes: Tim Meats
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Julia Pargetter: Mary Wimbush
Richard Locke: William Gaminara
Jason: Brian Miller

: Pick of the Week

with Christopher Serle.
Producer Angela Hind


Unknown: Christopher Serle.
Producer: Angela Hind

: Any Questions?

Paddy Ashdown MP, leader of the Liberal Democrats; Sir Norman Fowler MP, chairman of the Conservative Party; Anthony Howard , political commentator and biographer; and Joan Ruddock MP,
Labour frontbench spokeswoman on home affairs, tackle the issues raised in Charlton Horethorne , Somerset. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Paddy Ashdown
Unknown: Sir Norman Fowler
Unknown: Anthony Howard
Unknown: Joan Ruddock
Unknown: Charlton Horethorne
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Daughters of Independence

Last of the series in which Liz Moloney looks into the lives of Nigerian women. Bomi Ogedengbe. An Oxford-educated doctor from an old Yoruba family, Bomi could have had a distinguished career as a gynaecologist in London where she grew up. Instead, she chooses to live in Lagos, working at the teaching hospital and lecturing around the world. Producer Nigel Acheson


Unknown: Liz Moloney
Unknown: Bomi Ogedengbe.
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Kaleidoscope Feature

As a major retrospective of his work opens at the Tate Gallery in London, R B Kitaj , one of the greatest figurative painters of his generation, talks to Philip Dodd.


Unknown: B Kitaj
Unknown: Philip Dodd.

: The World Tonight

with Max Pearson.
Editor Ann Koch


Unknown: Max Pearson.
Editor: Ann Koch

: Book at Bedtime: Piggy in the Middle

March 1946. Final part of Paula McKay 's novel.


Unknown: Paula McKay

: Week Ending

A satirical review of the week's news.
Producer Jo Clegg


Producer: Jo Clegg

: Tea Junction

with Patrick Hannan and his guests. Producer Penny Arnold


Unknown: Patrick Hannan

: 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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