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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

Producers John Harvey , Ruth Kiely and Tessa Poiniaszek


Producers: John Harvey
Producers: Ruth Kiely
Producers: Tessa Poiniaszek

: Prayer for the Day

With Satish Kumar , Jain philosopher.


Unknown: Satish Kumar

: Today

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


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.

: One Year On

In the last in the series, Nigel Farrell updates stories from a year ago. Producer Lucy Cacanas


Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Producer: Lucy Cacanas

: News

: Start the Week

Melvyn Bragg is joined by guests including playwright Michael Frayn. Producer David Herman


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Michael Frayn.
Producer: David Herman

: Daily Service

With the Sheffield Celebration Choir. Hail to the Lord's anointed (Cruger); Genesis 22, w 15-18; Bright and joyful; The God of Abraham praise. Director of music Jackie Williams.


Music: Jackie Williams.

: The Lipman Test: Model Aircraft

Last of the series in which Maureen Lipman examines the British at play.


Presenter: Maureen Lipman
Producer: Karen Walker

: This Sceptr-d Isle

Anna Massey tells the story of Britain from the Romans to the 20th century. 96: The Kingdom of William and Mary
With Peter Jeffrey as Sir Winston Churchill.
Written by Christopher Lee. Producer Pete Atkin


Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Sir Winston Churchill.
Written By: Christopher Lee.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets perfomance artist Patience Agbabi. Serial: Clean Break. Clare Higgins reads the sixth part of Val McDermid 's novel, abridged in 13 parts by Meg Clarke.
Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie WEB SITE: http://www.bbcnc.org.uk/radio/radio4/wom ans_hour/index.html


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Clare Higgins
Unknown: Val McDermid
Unknown: Meg Clarke.
Editors: Sally Feldman
Editors: Clare Selerie

: Education Matters

The topical weekly magazine. Producer Sally Kirkwood


Producer: Sally Kirkwood

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

With Vincent Duggleby. Producer Sarah Pennells
LINES OPEN from 10.00am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Sarah Pennells

: You and Yours

With Chris Choi.


Unknown: Chris Choi.

: Who Goes There?

Chairman Martin Young is joined by panellists Francis Wheen of the Guardian and Fred Housego for a look into the lives of the rich and famous. Written by Nick Hildred and Hugh Rycroft Producer Aled Evans


Unknown: Martin Young
Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Fred Housego
Written By: Nick Hildred
Written By: Hugh Rycroft
Producer: Aled Evans

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: Johnny Sheehy

By Christopher Fitz-Simon . A fresh look at Puccini's Gianni Schicci - relocated in West Cork at the turn of the century. When a wealthy farmer dies, he confounds his family by leaving all his wealth to a local monastery. with Gina Moxley , James Greene , Des Nealon , Gerard O'Hare , Marcelia Riordan and Joshua Towb Music by Neil Brand. Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: Christopher Fitz-Simon
Unknown: Gianni Schicci
Unknown: Gina Moxley
Unknown: James Greene
Unknown: Des Nealon
Unknown: Gerard O'Hare
Unknown: Marcelia Riordan
Unknown: Joshua Towb
Music By: Neil Brand.
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Johnny Sheeny: Dermot Crowley
Eily Sheeny: Clare Cathcart
Roderick Donlan: Aiden Gillen
Sarah Donlan: Kate Binchy
Gerard Clohessy: Breffni McKenna

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor.
Nigel Barden is infuriated by the apparent illogicality of logic.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.
Unknown: Nigel Barden

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Lynne Walker talks to David Cassidy as he takes over the lead in Willy Russell 's Blood Brothers and she reviews Twyla Tharp 's directing debut at the Royal Ballet.
Producer Jerome Weatherald. Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Talks: Lynne Walker
Unknown: David Cassidy
Unknown: Willy Russell
Unknown: Twyla Tharp
Producer: Jerome Weatherald.

: Short Story: The Archbishop's Egg CARIBBEAN CHRISTMAS

Written and read by Lawrence Scott. A week of stories by leading
Caribbean writers begins with a cautionary tale from Trinidad.
Producer Rosalynd Ward. Rptd next Saturday


Read By: Lawrence Scott.
Producer: Rosalynd Ward.

: PM

With Nigel Wrench and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Nigel Wrench
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: I'm Sorry I Havent a Clue

Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Sweet talk at Grange Farm. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

Results of the traditional baked recipe competition.
Repeated from Friday

: The Monday Play: A Taste of Honey CINEMA 100

Shelagh Delaney 's tale of a northern girl whose struggle with life and her mother made her a symbol of her time.
Music by Stephen Warbeck. played by Sid Gauld , Huw Warren. Alec Dankworth and Paul Clarvis. A Catherine Bailey production


Unknown: Shelagh Delaney
Music By: Stephen Warbeck.
Played By: Sid Gauld
Played By: Huw Warren.
Played By: Alec Dankworth
Played By: Paul Clarvis.
Unknown: Catherine Bailey
Jo: Julia Ford
Helen: Nichola McAuliffe
Geoff: Scott Ransome
Peter: Robert Glenister
Jimmie: Razaaq Adoti

: Whose Freedom Is It Anyway?

Vera Frankl looks at how life has changed for women in Eastern Europe. 4: Pavia. As a member of the all-woman music group "Dybbuk", Pavia Slaba had to contend with censorship in Czechoslovakia. Now she has a new band - and a new life. Editor Anne Koch


Unknown: Vera Frankl
Editor: Anne Koch

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Go-Between CINEMA 100

By L P Hartley. To mark the centenary of the author's birth, his classic tale of the destruction of innocence is abridged by Micheline Wandor in ten parts and read by John Rowe. 1: The Diary
Producer Cherry Cookson


Abridged By: Micheline Wandor
Read By: John Rowe.
Producer: Cherry Cookson

: Echoes

Four impressions of past and present. 3: The Beach. As Mr James Bellamy , schoolmaster, shepherds his little flock, the voices of Frinton-on-Sea remember what used to be. Producer Piers Plowright Rpt


Unknown: Mr James Bellamy
Producer: Piers Plowright Rpt

: Great Escapes: Escape from Norman Cross

Presented by Robert Kee.
In 1811, a Frenchman made a dramatic escape from Britain's first prisoner-of-war camp. with Gavin Muir, Russell Floyd, Shaun Prendergast, Steve Hodson and Gateth Amstrorg
A Testbed production (Rpt)


Presenter: Robert Kee.
Writer: Adrian Bean.
PaulConnay: Michael Troughton
Edith Cooper: Eileen Bell
Louise/Rosie/Passenger: Lucy Fitchet
[Actor]: Gavin Muir
[Actor]: Russell Floyd
[Actor]: Shaun Prendergast
[Actor]: Steve Hodson
[Actor]: Gareth Armstrong

: News

: The Late Book: Sucking Sherbert Lemons

By Michael Carson , read in ten parts by David Holt. 6: Benson has succumbed to Bruno's charms and enjoyed it. Producer Peter Kavanagh


Unknown: Michael Carson
Unknown: David Holt.
Producer: Peter Kavanagh

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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