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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Roy Jenkins.


Unknown: Roy Jenkins.

: Today

With James Naughtie at the Labour Conference in Blackpool and John Humphrys in London.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Russell Stannard.
Editor Roger Mosey. LETTERS: Today, PO Box 2299. London W1A 1PY. FAX: (0171) [number removed]. E-MAIL: today@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Russell Stannard.
Editor: Roger Mosey.

: A Moment's Liberty

The diaries of Virginia Woolf.
5: Portraits of the Famous. Anecdotes of Virginia's famous contemporaries, including EM Forster,
Katherine Mansfield and George Bernard Shaw. For details see Monday


Unknown: Virginia Woolf.
Unknown: Katherine Mansfield
Unknown: George Bernard Shaw.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

This week,comic Ben Elton. Repeated from Sunday 12.15pm


Unknown: Ben Elton.

: Gerry's Bar

Last of Gerry Anderson 's casual encounters with life in Northern
Ireland and beyond. 4: Closing Time Producer Simon Elmes
Repeated Sunday at 6.15pm


Unknown: Gerry Anderson
Producer: Simon Elmes

: At the Shoulder of History

John Miller talks to UN veteran Bruce Boeglin in the first of six conversations with the men and women who are the unsung heroes of international politics -the interpreters, who were there at the making of history. Producer Mark Burman


Talks: John Miller
Unknown: Bruce Boeglin
Producer: Mark Burman

: On This Day

Today's news from 50 years ago. For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

From Glasgow, Ruth Wishart reveals the final ten of the Woman's Hour men. Serial: Anna Karenina. Final part. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ruth Wishart
Unknown: Anna Karenina.

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Joanna Pinnock. Producer Edward Odim
Repeated Sunday at 8.00pm
WRITE TO: The Natural History Programme, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR


Presented By: Joanna Pinnock.
Producer: Edward Odim

: You and Yours

Consumer and social affairs. Editor Huw Marks
PHONE: to raise issues for investigation (0171) [number removed]


Editor: Huw Marks

: The Food Programme

Repeated Monday at 7.20pm

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke at the Labour Party Conference in Blackpool and James Cox in London. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: James Cox
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: The Classic Serial: Dombey and Son

Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow sees a collection of Picasso portraits in Paris and Tony Cragg 's latest creation in Leeds. Producer Hilary Dunn


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Tony Cragg
Producer: Hilary Dunn

: Short Story: Love and Death in Languedoc

The last of five French tales written and read by the novelist Christopher Hope. Sleeping Beauty. Somewhere in the Black Mountains there lies a treasure. For details see Monday


Unknown: Christopher Hope.

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter at the Labour
Conference in Blackpool and Chris Lowe in London.
Editor Margaret Budy
WRITE TO: PM Letterline, BBC Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA PHONE: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Chris Lowe
Editor: Margaret Budy

: Going Places

Weekend pursuits with David Stafford. Producer David Prest


Unknown: David Stafford.
Producer: David Prest

: News

: The Archers

Auntie knows best?
Written by Caroline Harrington. Director David Ian Neville. Editor Vanessa Whitburn Repeated Monday at 1.40pm
[address removed]


Written By: Caroline Harrington.
Director: David Ian Neville.
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
Julia Pargetter: Mary Wimbush
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Kathy Perks: Hedu Niklaus
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Simon Pemberton: Peter Wingfield
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Bert Fry: Roger Hume
Richard Locke: William Gaminara
Usha Gupta: Souad Faress
Hayley Jordan: Lucy Davis
Auntie Satya: Jamila Massey

: Pick of the Week

Chris Serie presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio and television over the past seven days. Producer Constance St Louis. Repeated Sunday at 3.30pm
PHONE: (0171) [number removed](24 hours) FAX: (0171) [number removed]E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk


Producer: Constance St Louis.

: Any Questions?

Paul Boateng MP, Prue Leith and Rodney Bickestaff , general secretary of UNISON, tackle the issues raised in Newport, Shropshire. Jonathan Dimbleby is in the chair. Producer Nadine Grieve Repeated tomorrow 1.10


Unknown: Paul Boateng
Unknown: Rodney Bickestaff
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Nadine Grieve

: Speaking as an Expert

Laurie Taylor tries to pass himself off as an expert in six different fields.
5: Jake. Laurie Taylor takes the part of a deconstructionist theatre director, but can the extras trust him to know their exits from their entrances? Producer Suzy Andrews


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Unknown: Jake. Laurie Taylor
Producer: Suzy Andrews

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke.
Repeated Sunday at 9.15am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Kaleidoscope Feature

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

: The World Tonight

With Jeremy Harris. Editor Anne Koch


Unknown: Jeremy Harris.
Editor: Anne Koch

: Book at Bedtime: The Great Gatsby

The final part of Scott Fitzgerald 's classic.
For details see Monday


Unknown: Scott Fitzgerald

: Week Ending

The topical comedy sketch show, starring Sally Grace , Toby Longworth and special guests. Producer Liz Anstee
Repeated tomorrow at 6.25pm


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Producer: Liz Anstee

: Tea Junction

Patrick Hannan and guests take a sceptical look at the events of the past week.
Producer Hilary Green


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Producer: Hilary Green

: A Cry in the Dark

Joanna Pinnock presents the last of five programmes about the calls of nocturnal animals.
Tiger, Tiger. Joanna Pinnockjoins Andrew Mitchell to experience the often hair-raising sounds of the Nepalese night.
Producer Grant Sonnex


Unknown: Joanna Pinnock
Unknown: Joanna Pinnockjoins
Unknown: Andrew Mitchell
Producer: Grant Sonnex

: News

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

By James Young. Part 5. For details see Monday


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

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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