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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers John Harvey. Ruth Kiely and Tessa Polniaszek


Producers: John Harvey.
Producers: Ruth Kiely
Producers: Tessa Polniaszek

: Prayer for the Day

With Jenny Nemko.


Unknown: Jenny Nemko.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Sue MacGregor.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Tom Butler.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Tom Butler.

: One Year On

A nine-part series in which
Nigel Farrell discovers what has happened to the people and stories that made the news exactly one year ago. Producer Lucy Cacanas


Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Producer: Lucy Cacanas

: News

: Start the Week

Melvyn Bragg is joined by Arthur Miller , who celebrates his 80th birthday tomorrow, Gore Vidal , Amos Oz and Brenda Maddox.
Producer Ruth Gardiner. See also 7.45pm


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Gore Vidal
Unknown: Brenda Maddox.
Producer: Ruth Gardiner.

: Daily Service

Led by Judy Merry from Blackburn Cathedral, with the Renaissance
Singers. The King of love my shepherd is (Dominus regit me). Isaiah 35, w 3-6; 0 be joyful in the Lord (Stanford - in B flat); 0 for a thousand tongues to sing (Lyngham). Director of music
Gordon Stewart. Organist Robert Costin.


Unknown: Judy Merry
Organist: Gordon Stewart.
Organist: Robert Costin.

: Dear Diary

Six selections of diary extracts.
4: Simon Rae discovers the effects of drink as recorded in the diaries of assorted drinkers, including Lord Byron, Joan Wyndham and James Boswell. Producer Sally Marmion


Unknown: Simon Rae
Unknown: Joan Wyndham
Unknown: James Boswell.
Producer: Sally Marmion

: This Sceptr'd Isle

Anna Massey tells the story of Britain from the Romans to the 20th century, with the words of Sir Winston Churchill read by Paul Eddington and additional readings by John Hartley and Ross Livingstone.
61: The End of the Monasteries and Little Jack Homer
Written by Christopher Lee. Producer Pete Atkin


Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Sir Winston Churchill
Read By: Paul Eddington
Unknown: John Hartley
Unknown: Ross Livingstone.
Written By: Christopher Lee.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Cindy Polemis. Serial:
Mrs Frampton. Rosemary Leach reads the fifth part of Pam Gems 's story, abridged in nine parts by Di Speirs. Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie


Presented By: Cindy Polemis.
Unknown: Mrs Frampton.
Unknown: Rosemary Leach
Unknown: Pam Gems
Unknown: Di Speirs.
Editors: Sally Feldman
Editors: Clare Selerie

: Money Box Live: (0171) [number removed]

Presented by Vincent Duggleby. Producer Mike Johnson LINES OPEN from 10am


Presented By: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Mike Johnson

: You and Yours


: Round Britain Quiz

Yet more intellectual aerobics from the teams of RBQ. Today London take on the might of Scotland.
Producer Amanda Mares. Rptd Wed 6.30pm


Producer: Amanda Mares.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: P Division - Code Four One

By Peter Turnbull , dramatised by Stephen Mulrine. In a new six-part series, Detective Inspector Donaghue , Detective Sergeant Sussock and the rest of the P Division CID team are back at work in Glasgow. Mclnroy's Point with Liam Brennan , Jim Twaddale , Paul Young , Ian Agnew , Katherine Connolly , Jake D'Arcy ,
Eliza Langland , Andrew Conlan , David Goodall , Wilma Duncan , Stuart McQuarrie , Allan Sharpe and Louise Beattie. Director Hamish Wilson


Unknown: Peter Turnbull
Dramatised By: Stephen Mulrine.
Unknown: Inspector Donaghue
Unknown: Liam Brennan
Unknown: Jim Twaddale
Unknown: Paul Young
Unknown: Ian Agnew
Unknown: Katherine Connolly
Unknown: Jake D'Arcy
Unknown: Eliza Langland
Unknown: Andrew Conlan
Unknown: David Goodall
Unknown: Wilma Duncan
Unknown: Stuart McQuarrie
Unknown: Allan Sharpe
Unknown: Louise Beattie.
Director: Hamish Wilson
Hamilton: Martin McCardie
Wyatt/Frogman/Mortimer: John Shedden
Piper: Paul Samson
Donoghue: Crawford Logan

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor. Lizzie Enfield reports on the plummeting popularity of the Vietnamese pot-bellied pig.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Lynne Walker talks to the composer Richard Rodney Bennett , and reviews Arthur Miller 's book Plain Girl and a production of The Master Builder directed by Sir Peter Hall. Producer Julian May


Talks: Lynne Walker
Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett
Unknown: Arthur Miller
Directed By: Sir Peter Hall.

: Short Story: Twitch

David Benedictus reads his new story about the success of a talented golfer. Producer Pam Fraser Solomon. Rptd next Sat


Unknown: David Benedictus
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon.

: PM

With Jon Sopel and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Jon Sopel
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: The News Quiz

Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Debbie goes off the straight and narrow. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

Simon Parkes reports on the fruitarian belief in eating only raw food. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Simon Parkes

: Monday Play: Death of a Salesman

A new radio adaptation of Arthur Miller 's play to mark the author's 80th birthday tomorrow.
With Timothy West as Willy Loman ,
Rosemary Leach as his wife, Linda, and John Guerrasio and Adam Henderson as Biff and Happy, their two sons. with Caroline Strong , Paul Jenkins ,
Jane Whittenshaw and Tracy Wiles. Music by John White. Adapted and directed by John Tydeman


Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Timothy West
Unknown: Willy Loman
Unknown: Rosemary Leach
Unknown: John Guerrasio
Unknown: Adam Henderson
Unknown: Caroline Strong
Unknown: Paul Jenkins
Unknown: Jane Whittenshaw
Unknown: Tracy Wiles.
Music By: John White.
Directed By: John Tydeman
Charley: Peter Banks
Howard: Colin Stinton
Uncle Ben J: Ohn Hartley
Bernard: Roger May

: How Do I Sound?

The playwright Nan Woodhouse reflects on British prejudices about the way we speak. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Nan Woodhouse
Producer: Gillian Hush

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: A Country Doctor's Notebook

Another chance to hear Derek Jacobi reading Mikhail Bulgakov 's tales. Translated by Michael Glenny and abridged in five parts by Brian Miller. 1: The Embroidered Towel. Producer Sue Wilson


Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Unknown: Mikhail Bulgakov
Translated By: Michael Glenny
Unknown: Brian Miller.

: Education Matters

The series returns with a discussion on choosing a secondary school, recorded in front of an audience of parents, governors, students and teachers. Producer Sally Kirkwood


Producer: Sally Kirkwood

: Devout Sceptics

Bel Mooney talks to Kate Adie about belief and unbelief. Producer Malcolm Love Rpt


Talks: Bel Mooney
Unknown: Kate Adie
Producer: Malcolm Love Rpt

: Unofficial Rosie

A six-part serial by Alan McDonald. 1: Down Those Mean Streets. Merseyside mother Rosie Monaghan , is 39 (again) and redundant (again). with Christopher Bramwell , Elizabeth Estensen. Steve Hodson , Kim Wall , Federay Holmes , Siriol Jenkins, Matthew Morgan and Nicholas Murchie Music by Peter Howell. Director Tracey Neale Rpt


Unknown: Alan McDonald.
Unknown: Rosie Monaghan
Unknown: Christopher Bramwell
Unknown: Elizabeth Estensen.
Unknown: Steve Hodson
Unknown: Kim Wall
Unknown: Federay Holmes
Unknown: Matthew Morgan
Music By: Peter Howell.
Director: Tracey Neale Rpt
Rosie: Paula Wilcox
Bob: Dominic Grounsell
Carol: Helen Roberts

: News

: The Late Book: The Information

By Martin Amis. William Nighy reads the eleventh of 15 episodes. Abridged by Neville Teller Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Martin Amis.
Unknown: William Nighy
Abridged By: Neville Teller
Producer: Duncan Minshull

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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