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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev Dr David Lapsley.


Unknown: Dr David Lapsley.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Peter Hobday. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Tom Butler.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Tom Butler.
Editor: Roger Mosey

: News

: Desert Island Discs

with author Sybil Marshall. Producer Olivia Seligman (fiptj


Unknown: Sybil Marshall.
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: Letter from Scotland

3: Scottish Women. Scotland has long been considered a bastion of male chauvinism, but times are changing. Or are they? While cross-party co-operation on political representation for women has been impressive, figures for domestic violence show no signs of improving.
Ruth Wishart reflects on prospects for Scottish women in the 1990s.
Producer Caroline Adam (Repeated Sunday at 6.15pmj


Unknown: Ruth Wishart
Producer: Caroline Adam

: Dear Diary

Over the last 60 years, the Mass Observation Archive at Sussex University has invited volunteers around the country to keep a diary. In a programme dedicated to these anonymous scribblers, Dorothy Sheridan looks at what drives people to chronicle their lives. Readers Sean Barrett and Eve Karpf Producer Kate McAII


Unknown: Dorothy Sheridan
Readers: Sean Barrett
Producer: Kate McAii

: Children's Radio 4: Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids

The Utter Bug. Nigel Planer reads the last story from Jamie Rix 's book.


Unknown: Nigel Planer
Unknown: Jamie Rix

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from Manchester by Ruth Pitt. Serial: stories from The Blue Woman by Mary Flanagan. 4: May Day. Read by Kate Harper.


Unknown: Ruth Pitt.
Unknown: Mary Flanagan.
Read By: Kate Harper.

: Test Match Special

Commentary from Lord's on the second day's play in the First Test between England and South Africa. Including at
1.00 The World at One as FM
3.40 Ralph Dellor 's Minor Counties Review
* Approximate time


Unknown: Ralph Dellor

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Kelvin Boot. Producer Miriam Newman


Presented By: Kelvin Boot.
Producer: Miriam Newman

: You and Yours

with Daire Brehan. FACTSHEET: send a large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: The Food Programme

Simon Parkes samples Coke floats, ladies' food, grits, collard greens and Vidalia onions as he explores Atlanta, Georgia. Producer Sheila Dillon


Unknown: Simon Parkes
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

: Classic Serial: The House in Paris

Final episode of Elizabeth Bowen 's novel.


Unknown: Elizabeth Bowen

: Anderson Country

with Gerry Anderson. PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: 071.[number removed]


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.


: Kaleidoscope

American singer Barbara Cook performs in the studio, Joy Hendry finishes her Kidnapped journey, and Louisa Buck reviews a Helen Chadwick retrospective. Producer Adrian Washboume


Singer: Barbara Cook
Unknown: Joy Hendry
Unknown: Louisa Buck
Unknown: Helen Chadwick
Producer: Adrian Washboume

: Short Story: Down to the Ground

by Michael Carson , read by David Horovitch. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Michael Carson
Read By: David Horovitch.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Hugh Sykes. Editor Margaret Budy WRITE TO: PM Letterline, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA. PHONE: [number removed]


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

: Barging across Europe

Peter Day continues histripfrom North Sea to Black Sea through Vienna, a city which seems to have shrugged off its weighty past. Here he meets artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Producer Neil Koenig


Artist: Friedensreich Hundertwasser.
Producer: Neil Koenig

: News

: The Archers

Lynda's great white elephant hunt.
Written by Caroline Harrington
Director Vanessa Whitbum


Written By: Caroline Harrington
Director: Vanessa Whitbum
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer: Felicity Finch
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
John Archer: Sam Barriscale
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Jack Wooliey: Arnold Peters
Peggy Wooliey: June Spencer
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
aame Grundy: Rosalind Adams
William Grundy: Philip Molloy
Marjorie Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Bert Fry: Roger Hume
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Richard Locke: Willlam Gaminara
Usha Gupta: Souad Faress

: Pick of the Week

Producer Bella Bannerman


Producer: Bella Bannerman

: Any Questions?

Marjorie Mowlam MP, Opposition national heritage spokesperson; Geoff Mulgan , director, Demos; Rt Hon William Waldegrave MP; and Michael White , political editor of The Guardian, tackle the issues raised in Plymouth, Devon. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Marjorie Mowlam
Unknown: Geoff Mulgan
Unknown: William Waldegrave
Unknown: Michael White
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Law in Action

Presented by Marcel Berlins. Producer Simon Coates


Presented By: Marcel Berlins.
Producer: Simon Coates

: Kaleidoscope Feature

The Art of Islam (Part 1)
How do poets and painters, musicians and film-makers, novelists or dancing mystics find self-expression in a world being redefined by militant Islam. Paul Allen reports from Cairo, Istanbul and Britain on Islam and culture.


Unknown: Paul Allen

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Editor Ann Koch


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Ann Koch

: Book at Bedtime: A Month in the Country

Part 5 of J L Carr's novel.

: The Mark Steel Solution

This week, Mark Steel takes a comic look at transport. Written and performed by Mark Steel and Pete Sinclair with Kim Wall
and Maria McErlane.
Producer Phil Clarke


Unknown: Pete Sinclair
Unknown: Kim Wall
Unknown: Maria McErlane.
Producer: Phil Clarke

: Fourth Column

Presented by Alexei Sayle. Producer Malcolm Love


Presented By: Alexei Sayle.
Producer: Malcolm Love

: 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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