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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

With Angela Tilby.


Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Today

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


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: Philip Crowe.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

With the surgeon Sir Roy Calne. Repeated from Sunday 12.15pm


Unknown: Roy Calne.

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley airs listeners' letters and comments on recent BBC radio. A Testbed production. Rptd Sun 6.15pm
WRITE TO: Feedback, PO Box 2100. London W1A 1QT. FAX: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: Foreign Correspondence

Five BBC correspondents look back at the history of their adopted cities through the writings of earlier visitors. 3: Cape Town. George Bernard Shaw on the race war, Kipling on the Boer War and David Livingstone on the fruit - George Alagiah finds the letters from both visitors and inhabitants of Cape Town compelling reading, particularly from one enforced resident, Nelson Mandela on Robben island. Producer Kate Whitehead Rpt


Unknown: George Bernard Shaw
Unknown: David Livingstone
Unknown: George Alagiah
Unknown: Nelson Mandela
Producer: Kate Whitehead

: This Sceptr'd Isle

The history of Britain.
134: Edinburgh New Town For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

In a special edition, live from the Cottier Theatre, Glasgow,
Ruth Wishart invites listeners to celebrate
Scottish women in literature.


Unknown: Ruth Wishart

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Jo Pinnock. Producer Simon Roberts
Repeated Sunday at 8.00pm
WRITE TO: The Natural History Programme, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Presented By: Jo Pinnock.
Producer: Simon Roberts

: You and Yours

Editor Huw Marks
WRITE TO: [address removed] for factsheet No 9. enclosing sae. PHONE: to raise issues for investigation (0171) [number removed]


Editor: Huw Marks

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper examines the growing popularity in America of farmer's markets selling local food, and asks what efforts are being made in this country to provide locally grown produce. Producer Rebecca Moore
Repeated Monday at 7.20pm


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: Rebecca Moore

: 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: Bonjour Tristesse

Francoise Sagan 's fifties classic dramatised by Shelagh Stephenson. Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm


Unknown: Francoise Sagan
Dramatised By: Shelagh Stephenson.

: The Afternoon Shift

Laurie Taylor prepares to launch into the weekend with a mix of features, comment and lively discussion. Plus the answers to this week's competition.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow visits a huge Vermeer exhibition in the Hague, and sees
Andrei Serban direct The Ends of the Earth at the National Theatre in London.
Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Andrei Serban
Producer: John Goudie

: Short Story: Reverse for Dennis

Sion Probert reads Leslie Norris 's story, an evocative reminiscence of a typical St David's Day celebration in a Welsh school. Schoolboy
Dennis Williams makes a lifelong impression on his fellow pupils.
Producer Caroline Sarll Rpt


Unknown: Sion Probert
Unknown: Leslie Norris
Unknown: Dennis Williams
Producer: Caroline Sarll Rpt

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Jackie Hardgrave. Editor Margaret Budy
WRITE TO: PM Letterline. BBC Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA PHONE: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Jackie Hardgrave.
Editor: Margaret Budy

: Going Places

David Stafford reveals more weekend pursuits and passions. Producer David Prest


Unknown: David Stafford
Producer: David Prest

: News

: The Archers

A crisis at Lower Loxley .
Written by Simon Frith. Director Peter Leslie Wild. Editor Vanessa Whitburn Repeated Monday at 1.40pm
[address removed]


Unknown: Lower Loxley
Written By: Simon Frith.
Director: Peter Leslie
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
ShulaHebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Elizabeth Pargetter: Alison Dowling
Julia Pargetter: Mary Wimbush
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
John Archer: Sam Barriscale
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Clarrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
GuyPemberton: Hugh Dickson
Caroline Pemberton: Sara Coward
Simon Pemberton: Peter Wingreld
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Hayley: Lucy Davis
Janet Fisher: Moir Leslie

: Pick of the Week

Chris Serle presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio and television over the past seven days. Producer Richard Bannerman Repeated Sunday at 3.30pm


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a topical debate in Alston, Cumbria, with guests Jimmy Knapp , General Secretary of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers; Peter Mandelson MP; Baroness Perry of Southwark, President of Lucy Cavendish
College, Cambridge: and the Rt Hon Roger Freeman MP, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. Producer Nadine Grieve
Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Jimmy Knapp
Unknown: Peter Mandelson
Unknown: Roger Freeman
Producer: Nadine Grieve

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins presents the topical series on legal issues. Producer Simon Coates


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Simon Coates

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke.
Repeated Sunday at 9.15am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Kaleidoscope Feature

You Talking to Me?
On the release of his new gangster film Casino, director Martin Scorsese talks to Paul Gambaccini about the movies, religion and being an outsider. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm


Talks: Martin Scorsese
Unknown: Paul Gambaccini

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig. Editor Rod Liddle


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Rod Liddle

: Book at Bedtime: The Contractors

By John BKeane. Final part.
A Resolution
For details see Monday


Unknown: John Bkeane.

: Week Ending

Another dose of topical satire delivered by Sally Grace , Toby Longworth , Jon Glover and Ronnie Ancona.
Producer Jane Berthoud
Repeated tomorrow at 6.25pm


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Unknown: Jon Glover
Unknown: Ronnie Ancona.
Producer: Jane Berthoud

: Fourth Column

Alistair Beaton presents the last in the series.
Producer Malcolm Love


Unknown: Alistair Beaton
Producer: Malcolm Love

: News

: The Late Book: Players

By Don DeLillo. Final part. For details see Monday


Unknown: Don Delillo.

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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