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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Andrew Morton.


Unknown: Andrew Morton.

: Today

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


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Anna Ford.

: News

: Face the Facts

Repeated from yesterday 7.20pm

: Cause célèbre

Jenni Mills reveals four stories behind the headlines of the last few years.
3: In May 1992, Monika Kocanekgave birth to a baby girl. The baby's father was a Catholic priest in Bedfordshire.
Producer Sarah Rowlands. Rptd Sun 9.00pm


Unknown: Monika Kocanekgave
Producer: Sarah Rowlands.

: A Little of What You Fancy

David Jason stars as Pop Larkin , and Pam Ferris as Ma, in Eric Pringle 's six-part dramatisation of the novel by H E Bates.
1: Life in the Larkin household revolves around a diet of rich food and drink. Music by Barrie Guard and Pip Burley Director Adrian Bean. An Excelsior production # The perfick couple: page 6


Unknown: David Jason
Unknown: Pop Larkin
Unknown: Pam Ferris
Unknown: Eric Pringle
Music By: Barrie Guard
Unknown: Pip Burley
Director: Adrian Bean.
Mariette: Hetty Baynes
MrChartton: Charles Simpson
The Doctor: Max Harvey
Edrth Pilchester: Clare Welch
The Brigadier: Derek Waring
Reverend Candy: Paul Panting
The Surveyor: Lloyd Johnston
Shop Assistant: Oona Beeson

: Daily Service

God is love: His the care (Theodoric); 1 John 4, w 7-12; Thy Perfect Love (Rutter); Here is love vast as the ocean (Dim Ond lesu). Director of music Nigel Swinford.


Music: Nigel Swinford.

: This Sceptr'd Isle

The history of Britain. 128: The End of Pitt the Elder and the First Canal For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: Cause Celeb (6)


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: You and Yours

: The British Film Studios

Film historian John Huntley starts his six-week trek around the sites that were Britain's film studios, recalling moments of movie history. 1: Elstree. Producer Barry Littlechild


Unknown: John Huntley
Producer: Barry Littlechild

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: A Popish Plot

Set in the middle of the last century, this play by the late Peter Luke tells the true story of how the Papal Swiss Guard came into being. with Geoffery Whitehead , David Collings , Sean Barrett , John Turner , Stephen Critchlow ,
John Hartley and David Timson. Director Glyn Dearman


Unknown: Peter Luke
Unknown: Geoffery Whitehead
Unknown: David Collings
Unknown: Sean Barrett
Unknown: John Turner
Unknown: Stephen Critchlow
Unknown: John Hartley
Unknown: David Timson.
Director: Glyn Dearman
Pope Gregory XVI: Stratford Johns
Contessa Stephanori: June Tobin
Rabbi Moise Beer: Cyril Shaps
Carl Rothschild: Andrew Branch
Heidi Rothschild: Tracy Wiles

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan. Special Delivery Matthew Parris holds forth on the public use of the human voice and the characteristics of voice-overs.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.
Unknown: Matthew Parris

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen sees 1953, Craig Raine 's play based on Racine's Andromache, and a new production of The
Misanthrope at the Young Vic.
Producer Celia Toynbee. Rvsd rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Craig Raine
Producer: Celia Toynbee.

: Short Story: Gents Only

By Rhys Davies. Lewis the Hearse's wife leaves him for another man and, from that day on, he vows never to bury a woman again: "To vex the women of the world is my intention." Read by Sion Probert. Producer Caroline Sarll


Unknown: Rhys Davies.
Read By: Sion Probert.
Producer: Caroline Sarll

: PM

With Nigel Wrench and Jackie Hardgrave.


Unknown: Nigel Wrench
Unknown: Jackie Hardgrave.

: People Like Us: 2: The Headmaster

A six-part comedy series in which broadcaster Roy Mallard, played by Chris Langham, sets out to give an impression of life in different occupations. Written by John Morton Producer Paul Schlesinger (Repeat)


Written By: John Morton
Producer: Paul Schlesinger
Roy Mallard: Chris Langham
Nigel Peacock: Nicholas Le Prevost
Secretary: Linda Regan
David Lawrence/Neil Thompson: Kim Wall
Jane Waterford/Mrs Princep: Alice Arnold
Other parts: Toby Longworth
Other parts: Kay Stonham
Other parts: Vincent Franklin

: News

: The Archers

A thief on the loose.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: High Windows

Lissadell, on the Atlantic margins of County Sligo, is one of the great houses of Ireland. Built in the years preceding the Famine, it has been home to the Gore-Booth family ever since. Ray Goslingjoins Josslyn Gore-Booth behind the doors of the big house. Producer Alastair Wilson Rpt


Unknown: Goslingjoins Josslyn Gore-Booth
Producer: Alastair Wilson Rpt

: Analysis

Working Together....
Old habits of working and living together are retreating before profound economic and technological change. In the first of two programmes about the economics of cooperation, Andrew Dilnot asks whether it's an asset or a liability in the workplace.
Producer Michael Blastland. Rptd Sun 4.15pm Transcripts of Analysis are available for purchase. Contact BBC Newsline, PO Box
5080, London W12 6AJ or phone (0181) [number removed]for details


Unknown: Andrew Dilnot
Producer: Michael Blastland.

: Aesthete's Foot

The Wedding. Scottish writer
John McKay concludes his series of comic reflections on life, in East Lothian.' Producer Noah Richler


Unknown: John McKay
Producer: Noah Richler

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Judy Graham. Producer Colin Hughes
FACTSHEET: Does He Take Sugar?. BBC,
6112 Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Presented By: Judy Graham.
Producer: Colin Hughes

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Call Girl

The first of two stories by Russell Hoban. A singer joins the company, and her charms starts to influence the other members.
Read by David Horovitch.
Producer Duncan Minshull Rpt


Stories By: Russell Hoban.
Read By: David Horovitch.
Producer: Duncan Minshull Rpt

: Thirty Minute Theatre: Heartache

The Times cartoonist Mel Calman, who died two years ago, left a final play for radio in which all of a man's body parts rise up to resist his heart attack. With Richard Griffiths as the Brain.


Writer: Mel Calman
Text completed by: Deborah Moggach
Director: Ned Chaillet
Brain: Richard Griffiths
Heart: Lee Montague
Stomach: Jim Broadbent
Penis: David de Keyser
[Actor]: Meg Davies
[Actor]: Tracy Wiles
[Actor]: David Timson

: Postcard from Gotham

With Joe Queenan. Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm


Unknown: Joe Queenan.

: News

: The Late Book: The Courter

By Salman Rushdie. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Salman Rushdie.

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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