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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Very Rev David Chillingworth.


Unknown: David Chillingworth.

: Today

With James Naughtie at the Labour Conference in Blackpool and Sue MacGregor in London.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Jim Thompson.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Jim Thompson.

: A Moment's Liberty

The diaries of Virginia Woolf. 2: Lytton and Carrington. Virginia was one of Lytton Strachey 's closest friends and one of the last people to see Carrington alive. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Lytton Strachey

: News

: Call Nick Ross: (0171) [number removed]

With Nick Ross and his guest. Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Nick Ross
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Fritz Spiegl's Suburb

Fritz Spiegl , writer and musician, takes a trip around Toxteth, South Liverpool, and its two major municipal parks, Sefton and Prince's. Producer Frances Byrnes Repeated Sunday at 5.00pm


Unknown: Fritz Spiegl
Producer: Frances Byrnes

: Daily Service

Here, 0 My Lord (Farley Castle); Genesis 32, w 22-31; The Call
(Vaughan Williams); Angel Voices Ever Singing (Angel Voices). Director of music James Whitbourn.


Music: James Whitbourn.

: On This Day

A look back at the headlines 50 years ago today. The Nuremberg Trials finally come to an end and the 22 defendants receive their sentences. For details see yesterday

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray reveals the next ten best men and Kathleen Griffin reassesses the impact of Marlene Dietrich. Serial: Anna Karenina (22) For details see yesterday


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Kathleen Griffin
Unknown: Marlene Dietrich.
Unknown: Anna Karenina

: All in the Mind

Are citizens'juries an appropriate forum for discussing mental health policies? Presented by Professor
Anthony Clare.
Producer Nick utechin
Repeated Sunday at 10.15pm


Unknown: Anthony Clare.

: You and Yours

With Lesley Riddoch.


Unknown: Lesley Riddoch.

: Hoax!

Tim Brooke-Taylor chairs a new series of the story-telling game.
With Ray Cooney , Graeme Garden and Adrian Walsh.
Producer Edward Taylor


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Ray Cooney
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Adrian Walsh.
Producer: Edward Taylor

: The World at One

With Charlie Lee-Potter at the Labour
Party Conference in Blackpool and Chris Lowe in London.


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Chris Lowe

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Books and Company

Repeated from Sunday 11.45am

: Comparing Notes with Brian Kay

Brian Kay talks to the tenor
Ian Partridge and his sister, the pianist
Jennifer Partridge. With excerpts from recordings the duo have made. Producer Ray Abbott


Talks: Brian Kay
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Pianist: Jennifer Partridge.
Producer: Ray Abbott

: The Afternoon Shift

Daire Brehan hears from one of the winners of the Fresh Aircompetition, which offered teenagers a chance to make a radio feature. In the first of his three pieces, Adam Jordan describes the pressures -emotional, physical and social - in the build-up to an experimental operation to lengthen one of his legs.
Editor Sharon Banoff
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: (0171) [number removed]E-MAIL: afternoon.shift@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Daire Brehan
Unknown: Adam Jordan
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan talks to the Booker Prize judges as the shortlist is announced and listens to Sally Burgess singingjazz.
Producer Anne Marie O'Callaghan Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Talks: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Sally Burgess
Producer: Anne Marie O'Callaghan

: Short Story: Love and Death in Languedoc

Five French tales written and read by the novelist Christopher Hope.
2: The Donkey Whose Dung Turned to Gold. At the run-down chateau,
Siggi and Him the Horrible commence war.
For details see yesterday


Unknown: Christopher Hope.

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter at the Labour Party Conference in Blackpool and Chris Lowe in London.


Presenter: Charlie Lee-Potter
Presenter: Chris Lowe

: England's Glory

A comedy in six parts by Janey Preger. 4: It's the Dunkwell Theme Park's grand open day.
Producer Richard Wilson Repeat


Unknown: Janey Preger.
Producer: Richard Wilson
Morgan Jeffries: Keith Barron
Angela: Lynda Baron
Christine: Jane Dolamore
Bill: Keith Marsh
Thomas Sykes/Charlie: Sam Kelly
Henrietta: Joan Sims
Kevin: David Holt
Stacey/Rose: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Alice: Tina Gray
Davey/Journalist: Wayne Forrester
Chickpea: Lucy Edis

: News

: The Archers

Simon puts the boot in. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: File on 4

Jonathan Rugman reports on major issues at home and abroad. Producer Sally Chesworth
Repeated Saturday at 5.00pm


Unknown: Jonathan Rugman
Producer: Sally Chesworth

: Science Now

Repeated from Satuday 4.30pm

: The Network

Alun Lewis presents the series about the information revolution.
The world is shrinking and borders are starting to disappear. Travel is now easy, but what about communications across borders? This programme comes live from Paris and takes a global look at the information age. Producer Toby Murcott
E-MAIL: the.network@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Alun Lewis
Producer: Toby Murcott

: In Touch

Information for visually impaired people. PHONE: [number removed]
FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Isabel Hilton in London and Robin Lustig at the Labour Conference in Blackpool.


Unknown: Robin Lustig

: Book at Bedtime: The Great Gatsby

Part seven of F Scott Fitzgerald 's classic novel of twenties America.
For details see yesterday


Unknown: Scott Fitzgerald

: Medium wave

The week's events in the media. Repeated from Sunday 11.15am

: On the Ropes

Four programmes in which well-known people discuss turbulent times in their careers.
3: When prison boss Derek Lewis was at school, the motto was
"conquer or die". John Humphrys asks how he coped when the Home Secretary sacked him from
Whitehall's highest-paid job. Producer Malcolm Love Repeat


Unknown: Derek Lewis
Unknown: John Humphrys
Producer: Malcolm Love

: News

: The Late Book: Nico - Songs They Never Play on the Radio

By James Young. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: James Young.

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

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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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