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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev Roy Jenkins.


Unknown: Roy Jenkins.

: Today

with Sue MacGregor and John Humphrys.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Lionel Blue.
8.40 Yesterday In Parliament Editor Roger Mosey
LETTERS: Today. BBC. London W1A 1AA FAX: [number removed]
EMAIL: today@nca.bb.co.uk


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Editor: Roger Mosey

: News

: Desert Island Discs

This week's castaway is the actor Christopher Lee , who talks to Sue Lawley about his life and work. Repeated from Sunday 12.15pm * See This Week: page 7


Unknown: Christopher Lee

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley of the Financial Times airs your letters and comments on BBC programmes and policy. A Brian Lapping production
Repeated Sunday at 6.15pm
WRITE TO: Feedback. PO Box 3431. London NW1 OTN. PHONE: [number removed]
FAX: [number removed]


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: Listen to the Cinema!

Four programmes in which David Huckvale explores how music is used in the cinema and talks to composers about how music makes a movie work. 2: Horror and Suspense Producer Anthony Sellors Repeated Wed 11.00pm


Unknown: David Huckvale
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: Something Understood

A new spiritual anthology. No Star Is Ever Lost We Once Have Seen.
Read by Oliver Ford-Davies , Emma Fielding and Dominic Letts. Producer Matthew Walters


Read By: Oliver Ford-Davies
Read By: Emma Fielding
Read By: Dominic Letts.
Producer: Matthew Walters

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from Cardiff by Gail Foley. Serial: The Odd Women (19) For details see Monday


Unknown: Gail Foley.

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Joanna Pinnock.
Producer Julian Hector. Rptd Sunday 8.00pm FACTSHEET/QUERIES: send sae to [address removed]


Presented By: Joanna Pinnock.
Producer: Julian Hector.

: You and Yours

with Daire Brehan.
Editor Ken Vass
FACTSHEET: for a free weekly factsheet. send a large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Daire Brehan.
Editor: Ken Vass

: The Food Programme

Pesticides and poultry, fast food and foie gras ... the show investigates the good, the bad and the tasteless. Producer Sheila Dillon
Repeated Monday at 7.20pm


Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.
Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Classic Serial: Dead Souls

Nicolai Gogol 's comic masterpiece, set in 1820s Russia, is dramatised in two episodes by Stephen Wyatt and stars Ken Stott as Chichikov.
1: Coming. A man arrives in an isolated provincial town.
His mission is to buy up "dead souls" - serfs who are dead but who the census still has registered as living. But why, and who is he anyway?
Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm


Unknown: Nicolai Gogol
Unknown: Stephen Wyatt
Unknown: Ken Stott

: The Afternoon Shift

Laurie Taylor and guests with an hour of live action and stories from all corners of Britain.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlowe reviews the National
Theatre's production of What the Butler Saw, starring Richard Wilson and John Aiderton , and views the sculptures of Stephen Cox , who works with stone from the quarries of Ancient Egypt.
Producer Julian May


Unknown: Tim Marlowe
Unknown: Richard Wilson
Unknown: John Aiderton
Unknown: Stephen Cox

: Short Story: Dizzy

by Tom Drury.
About a dozen people gathered in the parking lot to argue the merits of breaking the car window to save the dog. Read by John Guerrasio. Producer Michael Earley Rpt


Unknown: Tom Drury.
Read By: John Guerrasio.
Producer: Michael Earley Rpt

: 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

: Going Places

Inspirational ideas for the weekend ahead.
Producer David Prest


Producer: David Prest

: News

: The Archers

Guy seeks advice....
Written by Mary Cutler. Director Jeremy Meadow. Editor Vanessa Whitburn Repeated Monday at 1.40pm
[address removed]


Written By: Mary Cutler.
Director: Jeremy Meadow.
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Elizabeth Pargetter: Alison Dowling
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Peggy Woolley: June Spencer
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Robert Snell: Graham Blockey
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Richard Locke: William Gaminara
Usha Gupta: Souad Faress
Guy Pemberton: Hugh Dickson
Simon Pemberton: Peter Wingfield
Steve Oakley: Matthew Morgan

: Pick of the Week

Christopher Serle presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio and television.
Producer Bella Bannerman
Repeated Sunday at 3.30pm


Unknown: Christopher Serle
Producer: Bella Bannerman

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a topical discussion in Belfast with a panel including Professor Simon Lee of Queen's University.
Producer Nick Utechin. Rptd tomorrow 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Professor Simon Lee
Producer: Nick Utechin.

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins examines the issues shaping the law.
Producer Simon Coates


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Simon Coates

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.
Repeated Sunday at 9.15am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Kaleidoscope Feature

Cadfael's Creator
The international TV debut of the medieval monastic sleuth Brother
Cadfael has won Ellis Peters belated recognition at the age of 82. Her body of work spans hundreds of characters in ninety titles. Chris Eldon Lee travels to Telford New Town to meet this master of the historical whodunit.
Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm


Unknown: Ellis Peters
Unknown: Chris Eldon Lee

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Editor Ann Koch


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Ann Koch

: Book at Bedtime: Catherine Carmichael

by Anthony Trollope. Final part. For details see Wednesday


Unknown: Anthony Trollope.

: Week Ending

with Sally Grace , Jeffrey Holland , Toby Longworth and Sally Phillips. Producer Jane Berthoud
Repeated tomorrow at 6.25pm


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Unknown: Sally Phillips.
Producer: Jane Berthoud

: Fourth Column

with Alistair Beaton and his guests. Producer Malcolm Love


Unknown: Alistair Beaton
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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