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: News Briefing

: Prelude

with Marjorie Lofthouse. Producer David Bellinger


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse.
Producer: David Bellinger

: Brightest and Best

with Hazel Bradley. Including Bells on Sunday from St Michael's and All
Angels' Church, Chart Sutton , Kent. Producer Claire Campbell Smith


Unknown: Hazel Bradley.
Unknown: Chart Sutton
Producer: Claire Campbell Smith

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Oliver Walston ends his French journey with a visit to a Bordeaux vineyard. Producer Carol Trewin


Unknown: Oliver Walston
Producer: Carol Trewin

: Sunday

Religious news with Colin Morris.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers Producer Christine Morgan


Unknown: Colin Morris.
Producer: Christine Morgan

: Libby Purves

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about the work of a charity devoted to funding research to find a cure for Paralysis of the spinal cord.
DONATIONS: International Spinal Research Trust.[address removed]CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Were You There?

Rosemary Hartill and guests explore aspects of our common human experience. 3: Body and Spirit. With Jo Ind and Professor John Hull. Producer Rosemary Dawson
LETTERS: Were You There? BBC. PO Box 27,
Manchester M60 1SJ. PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Unknown: Jo Ind
Unknown: Professor John Hull.
Producer: Rosemary Dawson

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Mediumwave

Producer Anne Reevell. Rptd Tuesday 11.00pm


Producer: Anne Reevell.

: The Real Little House on the Prairie

Part 2. The wagon train sets Dilly Barlow down at Rocky Ridge Farm,
Missouri. That's where Laura Ingalls Wilder finally set up home with her husband Almanzo and daughter Rose. Producer Sara Jane Hall


Unknown: Dilly Barlow
Unknown: Laura Ingalls
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Desert Island Discs

with Jimmy Knapp , Secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Rptd Friday 9.05am


Unknown: Jimmy Knapp
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

with James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Pippa Greenwood , Anne Swithinbank and Geoffrey Smith visit Chesham Horticultural Society.
ATaylor Made production. Rptd Wed 11.30am * Radio Times Gardening Weekend: see offer on page 125


Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith

: Classic Serial: The Winter of Our Discontent

Jack Shepherd stars as Ethan Hawley in William Roberts 's two-part dramatisation of John Steinbeck 's tale of 1960s America.
2: Ethan Hawley has already destroyed his best friend Danny.
Director Adrian Bean. Rptd Friday at 2.00pm


Unknown: Jack Shepherd
Unknown: Ethan Hawley
Unknown: William Roberts
Unknown: John Steinbeck
Unknown: Ethan Hawley
Director: Adrian Bean.
Mary Hawley: Shelley Thompson
Mr Baker: David Healy
Margie: Lorelei King
Biggers: Ed Bishop
Joey: Vincent Marzello
Mr Marullo: John Church
Stonewall Jackson: Jonathan Adams
Fat Willy: John Fleming
Richard Walder: Dominic Letts
NBC man: John Evitts
Ellen: Oona Beeson
Allen: Anthony Taylor

: Pick of the Week

Repeated from Friday

: Analysis

An assessment of Pope John Paul II. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: John Paul Ii.

: Way Down South

Hank Wangford ends his search for the original cowboy in Uruguay. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Hank Wangford

: Poetry Please!

Gareth Owen introduces listeners' poetry requests featuring a host of characters including Mary Queen of Scots, Sir John Moore , Queen Victoria's gillie John Brown and Charles Augustus Fortescue. Producer Sara Davies


Introduces: Gareth Owen
Unknown: Sir John Moore
Unknown: John Brown
Unknown: Charles Augustus Fortescue.
Producer: Sara Davies

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: The Protestant Mind

Expressing. in the last of the series,
Mary McAleese explores how Northern Ireland's Protestants identify and express themselves culturally in what they feel is a hostile world. Producer Bert Tosh


Unknown: Mary McAleese
Producer: Bert Tosh

: Children's Radio 4: A Traveller in Time

A four-part drama serial by Alison Uttley. 3: The plot to rescue Mary, Queen of Scots is progressing.
Dramatised by Melissa Murray Director Alison Hindell


Unknown: Alison Uttley.
Dramatised By: Melissa Murray
Director: Alison Hindell
Penelope: Eirlys Bellin
Aunt Tissie: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Francis: Lee Graves
Tabitha: Susie Hawthorne
Anthony Babbington: Ben Miles
Uncle Bamabas: John Evitts
Ian: Jonathan Chapple
Arabella: Lesley Rooney
Queen Mary: Julie Higginson

: The Reith Lectures - Sir Richard Rogers

2: Sustainable Cities. Richard Rogers introduces a broad manifesto aimed at improving the quality of city life worldwide. He uses the Chinese city of Shanghai as an example of how sustainable development could generate new environmentally efficient and socially viable cities. Producer Anthony Denselow


Introduces: Richard Rogers
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Open University

8.00 VIPs: W Yeats 8.30
Diamonds, Rust and a Handful of Sand 9.00 Modern Art: Salons and Academic Training 9.20 Renaissance Attitudes to the Cosmos 9.40
Creativity in Management

: The Natural History Programme

Repeated from Fnday

: That's History

Rptd from yesterday 4.00pm

: Your Place or Mine?

4: When the Trains Came A documentary on how the village of Newington Peene survives in the shadow of the Channel Tunnel terminal, a concrete jungle whose arc-lighting denies the villagers darkness. Producer Hilary McLennan


Producer: Hilary McLennan

: Big Bang

A look at air bags - in modern cars and spiders' webs. Repeated from Wednesday

: News

: Classic Storylines

The Time Machine. In the last of the series, Peter Kemp examines how H G Wells 's novel remains exciting and influential despite its pessimistic vision. Producer Sally Marmion Rpt


Unknown: Peter Kemp
Unknown: H G Wells
Producer: Sally Marmion Rpt

: Foreign Postings

Sir Christopher Mallaby and Sir Nigel Broomfield , UK Ambassadors to West and East Germany in 1989, talk to
Robert Kee about their experiences at the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
A Brian Lapping production


Unknown: Sir Christopher Mallaby
Unknown: Sir Nigel Broomfield
Unknown: Robert Kee

: In Committee

Presented by Peter Hill. Producer Smita Patel


Presented By: Peter Hill.
Producer: Smita Patel

: Seeds of Faith

Tony Jasper traces stories of faith through musical traditions. 3: Contemporary Music Producer Tim Pemberton


Unknown: Tony Jasper
Producer: Tim Pemberton

: 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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