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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Daily bulletin of rural current affairs. Producers Tessa Polniaszek , Ruth Kiely and Alasdair Cross


Producers: Tessa Polniaszek
Producers: Ruth Kiely

: Prayer for the Day

With Dharmachari Nagapriya from the Manchester Buddhist Centre.


Unknown: DharmacHari Nagapriya

: Today

With James Naughtie , Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Angela Tilby.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Tickle the Public

A six-part series in which Matthew Engel charts 100 years in the history of popular daily newspapers from 1896-1996. 3: Sex, Sensation, Heroism and Pets:The Mirror's Winning Formula. The
Daily Mirrorbecame the paper of the "demob generation", with a punchy new style of tabloid journalism which made it the world's biggest-selling English-language daily newspaper. Producer Andy Denwood


Unknown: Matthew Engel
Producer: Andy Denwood

: News

: Start the Week

Melvyn Bragg with guests journalist Tony Parsons discussing class, comedian John Sessions , and historian Arthur Marwick on post-war Britain. Producer David Herman


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Tony Parsons
Unknown: John Sessions
Unknown: Arthur Marwick
Producer: David Herman

: Daily Service

When we walk with the Lord (Trust and Obey). Psalm 37, vv 1-9; Be still, for the presence of the Lord (Evans); May the mind of Christ my Saviour (St Leonard's). Director of music Nigel Swinford.


Music: Nigel Swinford.

: Battling with the Past

Ronald Hutton chairs six quizzes in which historians engage in a lively debate about anecdotes from the past.
5: Julius Caesar Producer Ian Bell


Unknown: Ronald Hutton
Unknown: Julius Caesar
Producer: Ian Bell

: This Sceptr'd Isle

Anna Massey narrates the history of Britain, with the words of Sir Winston Churchill read by Peter Jeffrey.
135: Captain Cook
Written by Christopher Lee. Producer Pete Atkin


Unknown: Anna Massey
Read By: Peter Jeffrey.
Written By: Christopher Lee.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial:
Seesaw. Helen Bourne reads the first episode of Deborah Moggach 's story, abridged in 12 episodes by Meg Clarke. "When Hannah is kidnapped in Camden Market, life will never be the same for her, her family or her kidnappers." Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie
WEB SITE: http://www.bbcnc.org.uk/radio/ radio4/womans_hour/index.html


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Helen Bourne
Unknown: Deborah Moggach
Unknown: Meg Clarke.
Editors: Sally Feldman
Editors: Clare Selerie

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

With Vincent Duggleby.
Producer Tim Bowler. LINES OPEN 10.00am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Tim Bowler.

: You and Yours

: Counterpoint

Ned Sherrin hosts the general-knowledge music quiz with contestants
' Peter Hodgeman from London,
Margaret Thomas from Rugely and Michael Wareham from Edinburgh.
Producer Stephen Doherty. Rptd Wed 6.30pm


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Peter Hodgeman
Unknown: Margaret Thomas
Unknown: Michael Wareham
Producer: Stephen Doherty.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Presenter: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: The Piano

By Jane Campion and Kate Pullinger. A three-part dramatisation by Michelene Wandor.
2: A Foreign Land. Ada McGrath awaits the husband she has never met. with Robert James and Crawford Logan. Original music by Anthea Gomez , played by the composer and Christian McKay. Director Sue Wilson


Unknown: Jane Campion
Unknown: Kate Pullinger.
Unknown: Michelene Wandor.
Unknown: Ada McGrath
Unknown: Robert James
Unknown: Crawford Logan.
Music By: Anthea Gomez
Music By: Christian McKay.
Director: Sue Wilson
Ada McGrath: Stella Gonet
Young Ada: Susan Sheridan
George Baines: Ian Hogg
Alisdair Stewart: David Bannerman
AuntMorag: Jill Graham
Aunt Nessie: Tina Gray

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor. Sara Parker explores what "home" means to different people. 1: A family in bed-and-breakfast rooms.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.
Unknown: Sara Parker

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Lynne Walker starts National Gallery Week with a gallery nominated by listeners. Plus, the Perth Festival. Producer Will Cantopher. Rvsd rpt 9.30pm * Face Behind the Voice: page 11


Unknown: Lynne Walker

: Short Story: Jasoniand

By Dawn Lowe-Watson . Read by Robert Glenister. Three schoolfriends imagine their perfect fantasy worlds.
Producer Cherry Cookson. Rptd next Sat


Unknown: Dawn Lowe-Watson
Read By: Robert Glenister.
Producer: Cherry Cookson.

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Jackie Hardgrave.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Jackie Hardgrave.

: Just a Minute

Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Piggy in the middle.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper. Revised


Presented By: Derek Cooper.

: The Monday Play: Battle for the Dome

Loosely based on historical fact, Jean Binnie's play explores the venomous atmosphere surrounding the building of the dome of Florence cathedral.


Writer: Jean Binnie
Director: Martin Jenkins
Brunelleschi: John Rowe
Ghiberti: Robert Glenister
Dante: Peter Jeffrey
Mercante: Bryan Pringle
Rinaldo: Crawford Logan
Unknown: Derek Waring
Unknown: Oliver Senton.
Unknown: Joshua Towb.
Unknown: Don McCorkindale
Unknown: Ian Masters
Unknown: Danny Kanaber
Unknown: Gavin Muir

: Uncle Mort's Celtic Fringe

Five jaunts by Peter Tinniswood. 4: Seeing Things. Carter Brandon takes the blood-red Beetle to Wales. with Richard Davies. Producer Pete Atkin


Writer: Peter Tinniswood
Producer: Pete Atkin
Uncle Mort: Stephen Thorne
Carter Brandon: Sam Kelly
Narrator: Christian Rodska
Pat/Barmaid: Liz Goulding
Unknown: Richard Davies

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat from 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: My Autobiography by Charles Chaplin

Abridged in ten parts by Donald Bancroft. 1: Charlie Chaplin 's extraordinary story of how he became a cinema legend. Read by Nigel Hawthorne. Producer Gerry Jones Rpt


Unknown: Donald Bancroft.
Unknown: Charlie Chaplin
Read By: Nigel Hawthorne.
Producer: Gerry Jones Rpt

: Destinations

A six-part series of irreverent discussions on travel themes. 5: Anything Marco Polo Could Do ...Producer Martin Buckley Rpt


Producer: Martin Buckley Rpt

: Education Matters

Presented by Judy Merry. Producer Sally Kirkwood


Presented By: Judy Merry.
Producer: Sally Kirkwood

: After Eden

A six-part drama series by Alison Leonard about a woman priest. 4: Visions of Angels with Simon Ludders , Oliver Senton , Michael Povey , Dafydd Wyn Roberts and Nia Davies Director Alison Hindell


Unknown: Alison Leonard
Unknown: Simon Ludders
Unknown: Oliver Senton
Unknown: Michael Povey
Unknown: Dafydd Wyn Roberts
Unknown: Nia Davies
Elaine: Christine Pritchard
Sian: Sue Jones-Davies
Freda: Sharon Morgan

: News

: The Late Book: Foreign Parts

Part one of Janice Galloway 's story, abridged in seven parts by Georgina Brown. Read by Siobhan Redmond. Producer Michael Earley Rpt


Unknown: Janice Galloway
Unknown: Georgina Brown.
Read By: Siobhan Redmond.
Producer: Michael Earley Rpt

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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