Six-part political drama by Christopher Lee. 3: Does Charles really want to spend more time with his family? Producer Neil Cargill
Dancer Alison Townsend talks to
Jenni Murray about her love of ballet and her battle with anorexia.
Serial: On Living for Others. The first of Sylvia Townsend Warner's Five Stories, read by Margaret Tyzack. Abridged by Sally Skrimshire
by Tim Green.
George is a grumpy, old coal-miner with a grudge against trade unions. But he's hiding a romantic and political past.
Pianist Tim Riley. Director Jane Dauncey
Paul Eddington and Richard Briers star in a new production of Home by David Storey. And Brian Sibley profiles the polemical American playwright David Mamet , as a revival of Glengarry Glen Ross , starring James Bolam , opens in London.
Producer John Goudie (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)
A black comedy by Martin Davies.
5: Found Wanting. To Robert's dismay, his sister Barbara is about to succumb to temptation in the shape of biker Andy Hunt. His mother can't help save her, so he enlists the help of Father Benedict.
Producer Richard Wilson
Six portraits of the great names of radio. 3: Chester Wilmot : Fighting Reporter. How did this brash Australian battle his way through to front-line correspondent and respected commentator? Philip Knightly recalls the tragically unfulfilled life of a man of vigour and rough charm. Producer Julian Hale
Fear of Frying
From global warming to toxic waste, public scares that we may be endangering the planet's future are increasingly dictating costly political and commercial decisions. Stuart Simon asks whether these fears are rational and why environmental concerns take precedence over more obvious and immediate hazards.
Producer Michael Blastland
The first of seven poetry performances recorded around the country. James Fenton reads from Out of Danger, his first collection of poems forten years, to a packed audience in the Voicebox at the Royal Festival Hall. Producer Susan Roberts
Nokomis, Saskatchewan. The last of the series travels to the prairie town of Nokomis, population 459, a town which thinks big. It has its own hospital, two banks, two grocery stores and two restaurants. This week, Lyle Emmons , wheat farmer, stationer and publisher of the local paper, The Last Mountain Times, is printing money which can be spent only in his home town. A Tony Wilkinson production
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.
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.