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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with John Barton , Archdeacon of Aston.


Unknown: John Barton

: Today

with John Humphrys and Anna Ford.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Indarjit Singh.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament Editor Roger Mosey
LETTERS: Today. BBC. London W1A 1AA FAX: [number removed]


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: Indarjit Singh.
Editor: Roger Mosey

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Repeated from Sunday 12.15pm

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley of the Financial Times presents the last of the series.
A Brian Lapping production. Rptd Sun 6.15pm WRITE TO: Feedback. PO Box 3431. London NW1 OTN. PHONE [number removed]FAX: [number removed]


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: The Home Front

The Second World War was fought not only on the battlefield but also in the kitchen gardens, the factories, the hearths and hills of Britain. In these dangerous times people confided in their diaries. The first of seven reconstructions of wartime Britain using diaries, newspapers, news bulletins and contemporary music. 1938-9: These Foolish Things. "When I get in I find that Murphy, my cat, has killed a robin. In a day of stress and emotion I feel it's Hitler's fault and I cry and cry." "Evacuated mothers and children arrive in the village from the East End - only children were expected." Compiled by Angus Calder Producer David Batchelor. RptWed 11.00pm


Unknown: Angus Calder
Producer: David Batchelor.

: Something Understood

Anew spiritual anthology. All Are
Gone, the Old Familiar Faces 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 by Alison Hilliard . Bristol in 1787 was a booming city built on a "respectable trade". Best-selling novelist Philippa Gregory discusses her latest book, which is about slavery. Serial: The Normal Man (7) For details see Monday


Introduced By: Alison Hilliard
Unknown: Philippa Gregory

: 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

Presented by Derek Cooper.
Producer Sheila Dillon. Rptd Monday 7.20pm


Presented By: Derek Cooper.
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: Ben Hur

Lew Wallace 's epic tale dramatised in four parts by Catherine Czerkawska. 1: A Friendship Betrayed. Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm


Unknown: Lew Wallace
Unknown: Catherine Czerkawska.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow looks at an exhibition of the photographer Richard Avedon which spans 50 years of his career. Plus a new tango experience with Laurie Booth.
Producer Chris Eldon Lee


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Richard Avedon
Unknown: Laurie Booth.
Producer: Chris Eldon Lee

: Short Story: The Announcement

by Katie Campbell. Pregnant. She would have to tell him soon, or someone else would. Read by Sudha Bhuchar. Producer Claire Grove


Unknown: Katie Campbell.
Read By: Sudha Bhuchar.
Producer: Claire Grove

: PM

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


Unknown: Hugh Sykes
Unknown: Linda Lewis.
Editor: Margaret Budy

: Going Places

with David Stafford.
Producer David Prest


Unknown: David Stafford.
Producer: David Prest

: News

: The Archers

What's happening at Grange Farm?
Written by Chris Thompson. Director Keri Davies. Editor Vanessa Whitburn Repeated Monday at 1.40pm
[address removed]


Written By: Chris Thompson.
Director: Keri Davies.
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer: Felicity Finch
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Kate Aldridge: Kellie Bright
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Kathy Perks: Hedli Niklaus
Martha Woodford: Mollie Harris
JoeGrundy: Edward Kelsey
Clarrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Robert Snell: Graham Blockey
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Usha Gupta: Souad Faress
Simon Pemberton: Peter Wingfield
Steve Oakley: Matthew Morgan
Jason: Brian Miller

: Pick of the Week

Christopher Serle presents extracts from BBC radio and television.
Producer Simon Elmes. Rptd Sun at 3.30pm


Unknown: Christopher Serle
Producer: Simon Elmes.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a discussion in Daventry, Northamptonshire, with guests the Rt Hon Sir Norman Fowler MP, Margaret Hodge MP, Charles Moore , Editor of the Sunday
Telegraph and Michael Rosen , children's author and broadcaster.
Producer Nick Utechin. Rptd tomorrow 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Sir Norman Fowler
Unknown: Margaret Hodge
Unknown: Charles Moore
Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Nick Utechin.

: Speaking as an Expert

A six-part series in which, each week, reporter Laurie Taylor tries to pass himself off as an expert in a different field. 2: Max. Laurie borrows a mobile phone, a personal organiser and a new name. Will it be enough to convince the Lynne Franks PR agency that he is a public relations officer from LA? Producer Suzy Andrews


Reporter: Laurie Taylor
Unknown: Lynne Franks
Producer: Suzy Andrews

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.
Repeated Sunday at 9.15am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Kaleidoscope Feature

Irek Mukhamedov
A profile of Irek Mukhamedov, the ex-Bolshoi Ballet star who emigrated to England four years ago to start a new career with the Royal Ballet. Now, aged 35, he is preparing for his latest role in Stravinsky's Petrushka. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Editor Ann Koch


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Ann Koch

: Book at Bedtime: The Story of the Tragic Circumstances Surrounding the Death of Angela Westmore

by Frank Collymore.
Read by Gillian Bevan.
Producer Duncan Minshull Rpt


Unknown: Frank Collymore.
Read By: Gillian Bevan.
Producer: Duncan Minshull Rpt

: Week Ending

with Sally Grace , Jeffrey Holland , Jon Glover and Chris Rowe.
Producer Kathy Smith. Rptd tomorrow 6.25pm


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland
Unknown: Jon Glover
Unknown: Chris Rowe.
Producer: Kathy Smith.

: Tea Junction

with Patrick Hannan and his guests. Producer Hilary Green


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Producer: Hilary Green

: 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.

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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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