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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 Rabbi Dr Reuven Silverman.


Unknown: Dr Reuven Silverman.

: Today

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


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.

: The Doomsday Letters

Sir Crispin Tickell has been unofficial adviser on ecological issues to successive Prime Ministers. He gives three talks putting into perspective the environmental crisis of our times.
1: The Past. Civilisations have always been vulnerable to changing conditions. Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Sir Crispin Tickell
Producer: Sallie Davies

: News

: Test Match Special

South Africa v England
Coverage of the final day's play in the Third Test at Kingsmead, Durban.
Including at 1.00 The World at One * Approximate time

: Start the Week

With Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer David Herman


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: David Herman

: Daily Service

From the Chapel of Bishopthorpe
Palace, with the Chapter House Choir, York. Led by the Archbishop of York,
Dr David Hope. Creator of the stars of night (Conditor Alme); Isaiah 9, v 2, w 6-7; There is no rose (Carter); Hark! A herald voice is calling (Merton).
Director of music Jane Sturmheit.


Unknown: Dr David Hope.
Music: Jane Sturmheit.

: With Great Pleasure

A new six-part series. Peter Blake , Associate Artist at the National Gallery, chooses his favourite literature. Producer Paul Dodgson


Unknown: Peter Blake
Producer: Paul Dodgson

: Those Glorious Songs of Old

The first of this week's five-part series on the origins of carols. Andrew Parrott talks to John Florance about the 13th-century carol Angelus ad Virginem. Producer Rosie Boulton


Talks: Andrew Parrott
Unknown: John Florance
Producer: Rosie Boulton

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: Clare Higgins reads part 11 of Clean Break, a novel by Val McDermid , abridged in 13 parts by Meg Clarke. Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie


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

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

Presented by Vincent Duggleby. Producer Tim Bowler. LINES OPEN from 10.00am


Presented By: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Tim Bowler.

: You and Yours

: Who Goes There?

Chairman Martin Young is joined by panellists Fred Housego , Gillian Reynolds and Roy Hattersley to look into the lives of the rich and famous. Written and compiled by Nick Hildred and Hugh Rycroft. Producer Aled Evans


Unknown: Martin Young
Unknown: Fred Housego
Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Nick Hildred
Unknown: Hugh Rycroft.
Producer: Aled Evans

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: For a Son

Geoffrey Palmer is Don Pedro and Philip Jackson is Rodrigo in Carey Harrison 's comedy set in 12th-century Spain. with Natasha Pyne , Derek Waring , Michael Tudor Barnes, Gavin Muir and Peter Yapp. Music by Ian Harker. Director Cherry Cookson Rpt


Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer
Unknown: Don Pedro
Unknown: Philip Jackson
Unknown: Carey Harrison
Unknown: Natasha Pyne
Unknown: Derek Waring
Unknown: Michael Tudor
Unknown: Gavin Muir
Unknown: Peter Yapp.
Music By: Ian Harker.
Director: Cherry Cookson Rpt
King Alfonso: David Horovitch
Queen Uracca: Barbara Flynn
Chronicler: James Grout
Prince Fernando: Ian Masters

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor and guests.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Lynne Walker samples contemporary British crafts: a review of the National
Theatre's revival of Tom Stoppard 's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are
Dead; and the launch of Kaleidoscope's poll to elect listeners' favourite poem by a living poet.
Producer Beaty Rubens. Revised repeat at


Unknown: Lynne Walker
Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Producer: Beaty Rubens.

: The Story of Doctor Dolittle

Alan Bennett begins this week's five-part reading of Hugh Lofting's story.


Reader: Alan Bennett
Author: Hugh Lofting
Abridged by: Colin Smith
Producer: Sally Avens

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Jon Sopel.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Jon Sopel.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Repeated from Saturday

: News

: The Archers

Clarrie clamps down.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

A look at Italian cookbooks. Repeated from Friday

: The Monday Play: OneFlew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Adapted by Martyn Read from Dale Wasserman 's stage version of the novel by Ken Kesey. With Bob Sherman as R P McMurphy and Margaret Robertson as Nurse Ratched. with William Hootkins , Stuart Milligan ,
Susannah Fellows , Barbara Barnes and Al Matthews. Director David Hitchinson Rpt


Adapted By: Martyn Read
Unknown: Dale Wasserman
Novel By: Ken Kesey.
Unknown: Bob Sherman
Unknown: Margaret Robertson
Unknown: William Hootkins
Unknown: Stuart Milligan
Unknown: Susannah Fellows
Unknown: Barbara Barnes
Unknown: Al Matthews.
Director: David Hitchinson Rpt
Dale Harding: William Roberts
Billy Bibbet: Kerry Shale
Cheswick: Matt Zimmerman
Martini: John Cassady

: Whose Freedom Is ItAnyway?

Last of the series in which Vera Frankl looks at how life has changed for women in Eastern Europe since 1989. Nina. Poland's move to a market economy gave Nina Kowalewska the opportunity she'd always wanted - to become her own boss. Editor Anne Koch


Unknown: Vera Frankl
Unknown: Nina Kowalewska
Editor: Anne Koch

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Owen Bennet Jones.


Unknown: Owen Bennet Jones.

: Book at Bedtime:The Go-Between

By L P Hartley. Abridged by Michelene Wandor in ten parts and read by John Rowe. 6: Duplicity
Producer Cherry Cookson


Read By: John Rowe.
Producer: Cherry Cookson

: Echoes

The last impression of past and present. Roly in the Back. A flying adventure with Tigers, Moths and other wild animals. Producer Adrian Quine Rpt


Producer: Adrian Quine Rpt

: Great Escapes

Robert Kee narrates the last in the series. Behind Closed Doors. Lincoln 1993. A young girl gives herself up to the police after escaping from a living hell. Yvonne Coen/Boy/Diane SUSAN SHERIDAN with Frances Jeater. Theresa Gallagher, Shaun Prendergast, Gareth Armstrong and Gavin Muir Written by Adrian Bean . A Testbed production


Unknown: Robert Kee
Written By: Adrian Bean
Cindy Dindial: Mamta Kaash
Ramesri Tripathi: Amerjit Deu
Radha Tripathi: Heather Emmanuel

: News

: The Late Book: Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow

The first in a season of wintry tales for Christmas. Siobhan Redmond begins reading Peter Hoeg's successful thriller, translated by F. David and abridged in 15 parts by Doreen Mahon.


Author: Peter Hoeg
Translator: F. David
Abridged by: Doreen Mahon
Producer: Marion Nancarrow
Reader: Siobhan Redmond

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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