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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev Ruth Scott from the Richmond Team Ministry.


Unknown: Ruth Scott

: Today

with James Naughtie and Peter Hobday.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Tony Burnham.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Tony Burnham.

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Talk to Nick Ross and his guests on an issue of the moment. Producer Poppy Hughes
LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Unknown: Nick Ross
Producer: Poppy Hughes

: Tales from the Back of Beyond

4: Little Tibet. The Dali Lama is a leader with a government and an electorate but no land to govern. For
35 years since the occupation of Tibet by the Chinese, the Tibetans have lived in isolated groups around the world. A team of Oxbridge students travels to one of these cut-off communities in northern India to find out how the young Tibetans see their future today. A Revolution Recordings production Repeated Sunday at 5.00pm

: Daily Service

My song is love unknown (Love
Unknown); 1 Corinthians 13; See what love (Mendelssohn); Jesus, You are changing me (Baker).
Director of music Nigel Swinford.


Music: Nigel Swinford.

: Something Understood

A new spiritual anthology.
The Midday. Read by Vivien Heilbron , Kilian McKenna , Ian Masters and David Rintoul.
Producer Jocetyn Boxall


Read By: Vivien Heilbron
Read By: Kilian McKenna
Read By: Ian Masters
Read By: David Rintoul.
Producer: Jocetyn Boxall

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets the legendary
Hollywood star Lauren Bacall. Serial: Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? (6) For details see yesterday


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Lauren Bacall.

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the GP's surgery. Producer Paula McGrath
Repeated tomorrow at 7.45pm


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Paula McGrath

: You and Yours

with Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: Word of Mouth

Frank Delaney presents the series about words. 2: A Bath of Language. What lies behind those splendid facades? Was Jane Austen right, or Richard Brinsley Sheridan ?
Contributors talk about the language of England's most popular 18th-century city.
Producer Piers Plowright


Unknown: Frank Delaney
Unknown: Jane Austen
Unknown: Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Producer: Piers Plowright

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Thirty Minute Theatre: Babies and Bath Water

In Brendan Gleeson 's gentle comedy, two men seek sanctuary in a Dublin sauna from the stresses of modern life.
With Brendan Gleeson as Terence and Johnny Murphy as Gabriel.
Director Pam Brighton


Unknown: Brendan Gleeson
Unknown: Brendan Gleeson
Unknown: Johnny Murphy

: Conversation Piece

Sue MacGregorgoesto Midlothian to talk to Alison Kinnaird about her life and twin careers as glass engraver and harpist.
Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Alison Kinnaird

: The Afternoon Shift

An hour of live action with stories from all over Britain.
Editor Sharon Banoff
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: [number removed]


Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

In an edition focusing on the 40s, Paul Vaughan sees Noel Coward 's play Peace in Our Time, an exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, and Anthony Tudor 's ballet Pillar of Fire at the Birmingham Royal Ballet. Producer Robyn Read
Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Noel Coward
Unknown: Anthony Tudor

: Telling Stories

An opportunity to hear five stories from the BBC's annual collection, published this week.
2: Heroin Man by Tom Drury. He drives an orange pick-up truck through the green mountains. He delivers oil. His customers are strange types ... Read by William Hootkins. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Tom Drury.
Read By: William Hootkins.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: The Board Game

Nigel Cassidy chairs the business game with industrial intrigue, infighting, and idiocy. Taking part in the financial fisticuffs are Peter Day , Howard Hodgson , Alastair Ross Goobey and Nigel Whittaker. Producer Neil Koenig


Unknown: Nigel Cassidy
Unknown: Peter Day
Unknown: Howard Hodgson
Unknown: Alastair Ross
Unknown: Nigel Whittaker.
Producer: Neil Koenig

: News

: The Archers

Strange goings on at Blossom Hill Cottage.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes and important events at home and abroad.
Reporter Jenny Cuffe. Producer David Haggie
Repeated Saturday at 5.00pm


Reporter: Jenny Cuffe.
Producer: David Haggie

: Science Now

Peter Evans reviews discoveries and developments in science.
Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm


Unknown: Peter Evans

: New Spies for Old?

Six programmes examingthe role of secret intelligence services in the post-Cold War world.
2: "And we shall know the truth ... and the truth shall set you free".
Christopher Andrew visits Washington DC to find out how the CIA is coping with the new world disorder.
Producer Dennis Sewell


Unknown: Christopher Andrew
Producer: Dennis Sewell

: In Touch

Presented by Peter White.
News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Producer Dave Harvey
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: phone [number removed]between 9.30pm and 10.30pm FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]


Presented By: Peter White.
Producer: Dave Harvey

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Archyand Mehitabel

by Don Marquis. Part 7. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Don Marquis.

: Mediumwave

with Joanna Coles.
Repeated from Sunday 11.15am


Unknown: Joanna Coles.

: Four Comers

4: The Beaten Track. Fergal Keane , The Royal Television Society's journalist of the year, hosts an edition comprising reports from areas ravaged by conflict and clinging to tenuous peace. With features from Rwanda, Yugoslavia and Beirut. Producer Noah Richler Rpt


Unknown: Fergal Keane
Producer: Noah Richler Rpt

: 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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

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.

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