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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr Robert Tosh.


Unknown: Dr Robert Tosh.

: Today

With Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor and reports from James Naughtie in Belfast.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Bill Westwood.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament Editor Roger Mosey
LETTERS: Today. BBC. London W1A 1AA FAX: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: today@nca.bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Bill Westwood.
Editor: Roger Mosey


: Desert Island Discs

With record producer Pete Waterman. Producer Olivia Seligman Rpt


Producer: Pete Waterman.
Producer: Olivia Seligman Rpt

: Feedback

For the last time in the present series, Chris Dunkley airs listeners' letters and comments on recent BBC radio. A Testbed production. Rptd Sunday 6.15pm WRITE TO: Feedback. PO Box 2100. London W1A 1QT. PHONE: (0171) [number removed]FAX: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: Print the Legend

Professor Christopher Frayling presents a seven-part series on the way history has been portrayed on the big screen. 3: God, Guts and Glory. Richard Fleischer talks about the images conjured up in his film The Vikings, Jean-Jacques Annaud reveals his attempts to get his actors into the medieval spirit in The Name of the Rose. And why has Joan of Arc inspired so many films? Producer Louise Swan


Unknown: Professor Christopher Frayling
Talks: Richard Fleischer
Unknown: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Producer: Louise Swan

: This Sceptr'd Isle

90: The Death of Charles 11 For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from Edinburgh by Ruth Wishart. Short story: The Shapeshifters by Eilis Ni Dhuibhne from her collection Eating Women Is Not Recommended. Read by Fiona Shaw. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ruth Wishart.
Unknown: Eilis Ni Dhuibhne
Read By: Fiona Shaw.

: Test Match Special

South Africa v England
Coverage of the second day's play in the Second Test at Wanderers. And at
1.00 The World at One as FM For details see yesterday * Approximate time

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Joanna Pinnock. Producer Grant Sonnex. Rptd Sun 8.00pm WRITE TO: The Natural History Programme. BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR


Presented By: Joanna Pinnock.
Producer: Grant Sonnex.

: You and Yours

With Chris Choi. Editor Huw Marks. FACTSHEET: for a free weekly factsheet, send a large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Chris Choi.
Editor: Huw Marks.

: The Food Programme

Christmas traditions in Britain include drinks bought at no other time of year. Andrew Jefford finds out why and does a little tasting. Producer Sheila Dillon. Rvsd rpt Mon 7.20pm


Unknown: Andrew Jefford
Producer: Sheila Dillon.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: The Classic Serial: The Barchester Chronicles

The Warden Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm

: The Afternoon Shift

Laurie Taylor winds up the week with an eclectic mix of lively discussion, topical features, and responses to issues raised in this week's programmes.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlowe sees Momix Dance
Company re-enact a baseball game on stage and an exhibition of celebrity photographs from early in the century. Producer Will Cantopher


Unknown: Tim Marlowe

: Short Story: Will He Last the Weekend?

A new story for World Aids Day written byTuran Ali. "The laughter quickly subsided when one of them said, "It's not right sending you there. You could bloody catch Aids from them, mate. I'd refuse to go if I was you." Producer Pam Fraser Solomon


Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon

: PM

With Nigel Wrench and Jackie Hargrave. Editor Margaret Budy
WRITE TO: PM Letterline, BBC Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA PHONE: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Nigel Wrench
Unknown: Jackie Hargrave.
Editor: Margaret Budy

: Going Places

More weekend pursuits and passions presented by David Stafford. This week, a tour of Glasgow's necropolis with historian Gavin Stamp and a convention for alien enthusiasts. Producer David Prest


Presented By: David Stafford.
Unknown: Gavin Stamp
Producer: David Prest

: News

: The Archers

Phil's got a new hobby.
Written by Simon Frith. Director Keri Davies Editor Vanessa Whitburn. Rptd Mon 1 40pm ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send sae to
[address removed]


Written By: Simon Frith.
Director: Keri Davies
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn.
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
ShulaHetden: Judy Bennett
Ruth Archer: Felicity Finch
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Elizabeth Pargetter: Alison Dowling
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
KateAldridge: Kellie Bright
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Kathy Perks: Hedli Niklaus
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Roy Tucker: Ian Pepperell
GuyPemberton: Hugh Dickson
Caroline Pemberton: Sara Coward
Robert Snell: Graham Blockey
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Bert Fry: Roger Hume
Gibson: William Tapley
Vicar: Jeffrey Dench

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Miles Kington .
Producer Judith Bumpus. Rptd Sun 3.30pm


Presented By: Miles Kington
Producer: Judith Bumpus.

: Any Questions?

A discussion in Bilston, West Midlands with Will Hutton , assistant editor of the Guardian; Donald Dewar MP, Labour's Chief Whip; and Anne Applebaum , deputy editor of the Spectator.
Producer Nadine Grieve. Rptd tomorrow 1.10pm


Unknown: Will Hutton
Unknown: Donald Dewar
Unknown: Anne Applebaum
Producer: Nadine Grieve.

: Law in Action

Presented by Marcel Berlins. Producer Simon Coates


Presented By: Marcel Berlins.
Producer: Simon Coates

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke.
Repeated Sunday at 9.15am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Kaleidoscope Feature

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig. Editor Anne Koch


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Anne Koch

: Book at Bedtime: Inside Mr Enderby

By Anthony Burgess. Part 7. For details see Monday


Unknown: Anthony Burgess.

: Week Ending

A satirical poke at the week's news. Producer Jo Clegg. Rptd tomorrow 6.25pm


Producer: Jo Clegg.

: Tea Junction

With Patrick Hannan. Producer Penny Arnold


Unknown: Patrick Hannan.

: News

: The Late Book: Hotel for the Holidays

William Hope reads the first part of a new story by Jay Mclnemey. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: William Hope
Story By: Jay McLnemey.
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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