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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr Robert Tosh.


Unknown: Dr Robert Tosh.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Anna Ford.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With George Austin.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: George Austin.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Repeated from Sunday 12.15pm

: Feedback

With Chris Dunkley.
A Testbed production. Rptd Sunday 6.15pm WRITE TO: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT. FAX: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Chris Dunkley.

: Beam Me Up Scotty

Space was notjust for astronauts, it was ours - Dan Dare , the Tornados, silver dresses, the Martian hop, lava lamps, Bowie, spacehoppers,
Hawkwind ... John Peel explores space-age pop culture. Producer Andrew Johnston
* See This Week: page 8


Unknown: Dan Dare
Unknown: John Peel
Producer: Andrew Johnston

: This Sceptr'd Isle

The story of Britain from the Romans to the 20th century. 120: Hogarth, the Price of Gin and Pitt the Elder For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

Amy Tan , Chinese-American author of The Joy Luck Club, talks to
Sarah Dunant about her latest novel, The Hundred Secret Senses.
Serial: Mother of Pearl. Final part. For details see Monday


Unknown: Amy Tan
Unknown: Sarah Dunant

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Joanna Pinnock.
Featuring Britain's most common mammal - more numerous than humans and yet hardly ever seen - the short-tailed field vole.
Producer Julian Hector
Repeated Sunday at 8.00pm
WRITE TO: The Natural History Programme, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR


Presented By: Joanna Pinnock.
Producer: Julian Hector

: You and Yours

Reports on consumer and social affairs.
Editor Huw Marks
WRITE TO: [address removed] for f actsheet No 5, enclosing sae. PHONE: to raise issues for investigation (0171) [number removed]


Editor: Huw Marks

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper.
Producer Sheila Dillon. Rptd Mon 7.20pm


Presented By: Derek Cooper.
Producer: Sheila Dillon.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.
Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Classic Serial: Sunset Song

The conclusion of Brian McCabe 's dramatisation of Lewis Grassic
Gibbon's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in Kincardineshire in the years before the Great War. Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm


Unknown: Brian McCabe
Unknown: Lewis Grassic

: The Afternoon Shift

Laurie Taylor and guests round off the week with topical comment and reports from around Britain.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow visits a Maggie Hambling exhibition as she makes her first bronze sculptures and sees Stanley, Pam Gems 's new play about Stanley Spencer.
Producer Neil Trevithick


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Maggie Hambling
Unknown: Pam Gems
Unknown: Stanley Spencer.

: Short Story: Web Central

By Fay Weldon
Josie is 132 years old. She is a privileged Heaven on Earther, existing way above the underclass on Earth.
Read by Oliver Ford Davis.
(Repeated next Sunday)


Author: Fay Weldon
Reader: Oliver Ford Davis
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon

: PM

Presented by Kevin Bocquet and Jackie Hardgrave.
Editor Margaret Budy. WRITE TO: PM
Letterline, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA. PHONE: (0171) [number removed]


Presented By: Kevin Bocquet
Presented By: Jackie Hardgrave.
Editor: Margaret Budy.

: Going Places

David Stafford presents this week's leisure and heritage magazine, with a feature on the art of the jigsaw puzzle. Producer David Prest


Unknown: David Stafford
Producer: David Prest

: News

: The Archers

Wedding bells?
Written by Peter Kerry. Director Keri Davies Editor Vanessa Whitburn. Rptd Mon 1.40pm ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send sae to
[address removed]


Written By: Peter Kerry.
Director: Keri Davies
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn.
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Elizabeth Pargetter: Alison Dowling
Julia Pargetter: Mary Wimbush
John Archer: Sam Barriscale
Kate Aldridge: Kellie Bright
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Kathy Perks: Hedli Niklaus
JoeGrandy: Edward Kelsey
ClarrieGrundy: Rosalind Adams
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Roy Tucker: Ian Pepperell
Simon Pemberton: Peter Wingreld
MrsAntrobus: Margot Boyd
Bert Fry: Roger Hume
Usha Gupta: Souad Faress
Hayley: Lucy Davis

: Pick of the Week

Christopher Serle presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio and television over the past seven days. Producer Matt Thompson
Repeated Sunday at 3.30pm


Unknown: Christopher Serle
Producer: Matt Thompson

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a topical discussion in Shrewsbury, Shopshire, with guests Victoria Glendinning , biographer and novelist; Sir Bernard Ingham , journalist and broadcaster; the Rt Hon Francis Maude , former
Financial Secretary to the Treasury; and Labour MP Dennis Skinner.
Producer Nadine Grieve. Rptd tomorrow 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Victoria Glendinning
Unknown: Sir Bernard Ingham
Unknown: Francis Maude
Unknown: Dennis Skinner.
Producer: Nadine Grieve.

: Law in Action

Presented by Marcel Berlins. Producer Simon Coates


Presented By: Marcel Berlins.
Producer: Simon Coates

: Kaleidoscope Feature

A celebration of Samuel Taylor
Coleridge's poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Contributors include
David Bedford, Michael Bogdanov , General Sir John Hackett , Pauline Stainer and Richard Holmes. With readings from the poem by Ral ph Richardson and Richard Burton. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm


Unknown: Samuel Taylor
Unknown: Michael Bogdanov
Unknown: Sir John Hackett
Unknown: Pauline Stainer
Unknown: Richard Holmes.
Unknown: Richard Burton.

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig. Editor Rod Liddle


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Rod Liddle

: Book at Bedtime: Love in the Time of Cholera

By Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Final episode.
For details see Monday


Unknown: Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

: Week Ending

With Sally Grace , Toby Longworth , Jon Glover and Peter Silverleaf , Producer Kathy Smith
Repeated tomorrow at 6.25pm


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Unknown: Jon Glover
Unknown: Peter Silverleaf
Producer: Kathy Smith

: Fourth Column

Alistair Beaton and guests with some satirical food for thought. Producer Andrew Johnston


Unknown: Alistair Beaton
Producer: Andrew Johnston

: News

: The Late Book: The Drowned World

Nicholas Farrell reads the last part of J G Ballard's classic adventure.
For details see Monday


Unknown: Nicholas Farrell

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.

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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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