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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With Father Oliver Crilly.


Unknown: Father Oliver Crilly.

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Oliver McTernan.
8.40 Yesterday In Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Oliver McTernan.

: News

: Call Nick Ross: (0171) [number removed]

Producer Anne Peacock
LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Producer: Anne Peacock

: Daily Service

Jesus, where'er thy people meet
(Wareham). Ephesians 2, w 17-end; We are the body of Christ (Whitbourn); The church's one foundation (Aurelia). Director of music James Whitbourn.


Music: James Whitbourn.

: American Beauty

Death Valley Opera. In the second of two programmes, Roger McGough and Pete McCarthy leave the city lights for the delights of the desert, and discover a wealth of eccentricity - from the Opera House at Death Valley Junction to the Scotties Castle - a Chicago millionaire's folly that was holiday home to Hollywood stars of the 30s. And from Dante's View to the Devil's Golf Course - does the Valley deserve such a gloomy reputation? Producer Sara Jane Hall. Rptd Sun 5.00pm


Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Pete McCarthy
Producer: Sara Jane Hall.

: This Sceptr'd Isle

The story of Britain from the Romans to the 20th century.
87: Unholy Trinity - Church, Law and Medicine
For details see yesterday

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: The Misses Mallett (10) For details see yesterday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care.
Producer Paula McGrath. Rptd Sun 10.15pm


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Paula McGrath.

: You and Yours


: Booked!

The Dong with the luminous nose honks hooters with Cyrano de Bergerac, and Obelix encounters the mighty Goliath. Sniff versus biff? Mark Thomas , Roger McGough , Dillie Keane and Miles Kington deliver their wicked thoughts in the irreverent literary game. Chaired by Ian McMillan. Producer Marc Jobst


Unknown: Mark Thomas
Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Dillie Keane
Unknown: Ian McMillan.
Producer: Marc Jobst

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Thirty Minute Theatre: Kelly's Eye

By Gill Adams. With Rosemary Leach as Gladys and Roy Barraclough as Tom. Gladys goes to bingo. Tom stays at home. She chats on the phone and he shouts at the telly. All he wants is to be left in peace to watch the racing and read the paper. Gladys wants more. Director Kate Rowland


Unknown: Gill Adams.
Unknown: Rosemary Leach
Unknown: Roy Barraclough
Unknown: Tom. Gladys
Unknown: Tom Stays
Director: Kate Rowland

: Personal Records

The first in a new series in which
Jeremy Nicholas visits the homes of well known personalities and explores their record collection with them in search of musical and personal revelations. This week: percussionist Evelyn Glennie.
Producer Andrew Mussett
Repeated Saturday at 11.00pm


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas
Unknown: Evelyn Glennie.
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Budget Special

Including full coverage of the Chancellor's speech and instant explanations and analysis of its impact. Presenters Chris Lowe and Jon Sopel are joined by Vincent Duggleby to assess the effect of the government's spending and taxation plans. Live reports from families and businesses in marginal constituencies reveal the voters' views, while Nick Clarke tests the politicians' response at Westminster. Editor Margaret Budy


Presenters: Chris Lowe
Presenters: Jon Sopel
Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Editor: Margaret Budy

: Rent

A six-part comedy series by Lucy Flannery.
3: When student lodgers Paul and Ruby explore alternative ways to supplement their grant, Richard's cherished dinky car collection is in peril.
Producer Liz Anstee Rpt


Unknown: Lucy Flannery.
Producer: Liz Anstee
Maria: Barbara Flynn
Richard: Patrick Barlow
Amy: Linda Polan
Ruby: Diane-Louise Jordan
Paul: Toby Longworth

: News

: The Archers

There's word from abroad. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: File on 4

Reporter Mark Whittaker. Producer Kim Barrington
Repeated Saturday at 5.00pm


Reporter: Mark Whittaker.
Producer: Kim Barrington

: Science Now

Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm

: In Living Colour

Linda Mitchell discusses current issues affecting the lives of black and Asian people in Britain and the diaspora.
Producer Peter Griffiths
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: phone (0171) [number removed](24 hours) FAX: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: in.living.colour@bh.bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Linda Mitchell
Producer: Peter Griffiths

: In Touch

Presented by Peter White.
News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Producer Dave Harvey
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: phone (0171) [number removed]between 9.30pm and 10.30pm FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]


Presented By: Peter White.
Producer: Dave Harvey

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan reads Joyce Carol
Oates's new novel and two new books of rock photography.
Producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Joyce Carol
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: The World Tonight

With Isabel Hilton.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton.

: A Budget Broadcast by the Conservative Party

A Budget broadcast by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke MP.


Unknown: Kenneth Clarke

: Book at Bedtime: Inside Mr Enderby

By Anthony Burgess. Part 4. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Anthony Burgess.

: Mediumwave

Repeated from Sunday 11.15am

: The New Europeans

Six views of life in a European city through the eyes of one of its British residents.
4: Riga. The Hotel Tourist in downtown Riga is home to inept mafiosi, gangs of prostitutes and a group of "true Brits" - employed to teach the newly independent Latvian army to speak English. Natalie Schembri-Wismayertook up her teaching post with high hopes of "an experience to remember", only to find her world constricted by the need to survive cockroaches on the breakfast table and a hotel plagued by the underworld - as presenter David Lodge finds out. Producer Jon Rowlands Rpt


Unknown: Natalie Schembri-Wismayertook
Presenter: David Lodge
Producer: Jon Rowlands Rpt

: News

: The Late Book: Bright Lights, Big City

By Jay Mclnerney. Part 7. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Jay McLnerney.

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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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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