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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Ian McKenzie.


Unknown: Ian McKenzie.

: Today

Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Charles Handy.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: James Naughtie.

: News

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

Topical discussion. Producer Anne Peacock
LINES OPEN from 8.00am
* Ears of the Nation: page 43


Producer: Anne Peacock

: Daily Service

With the Nu Way Singers; Jacob's
Ladder (Trad); Genesis 28, w 10-17; Precious Lord (Dorsey): Until I Found the Lord (Hawkins). Director of music Juliet Fletcher.


Music: Juliet Fletcher.

: Walston Goes Walkabout

3: Along the Rio Grande. The food and the music where two worlds collide. Producer Alasdair Cross Repeated Sunday at 5.00pm

: On This Day

A look back at the headlines of 50 years ago today.
For details see yesterday

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. When the chief of the Nswazi people of central Matabeleland died without a son and heir, his people decided to elect his 23-year-old daughter to replace him. Caroline Swinburne reports from
Zimbabwe on the furious row over this break with tradition, a dispute that has dragged in the country's president, Robert Mugabe. Serial: Perfectly Correct (9) For details see yesterday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Caroline Swinburne
Unknown: Robert Mugabe.

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care.
Producer Richard Aedy
Repeated Sunday at 10.15pm


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Richard Aedy

: You and Yours

With Lesley Riddoch.


Unknown: Lesley Riddoch.

: Random Edition

Peter Snow returns with a fresh stock of newspapers, their dates chosen at random by computer. This week, the Random Edition team brings alive stories from the Daily Mail of 10 September 1903. Edward VII enjoys a flutter at the St Leger, and there are eye-witness accounts of the Boer War as the country weighs the cost of conflict.
Producer Andrew Green


Producer: Andrew Green

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Thirty Minute Theatre: Feathering the Nest

Beryl's cat Big Striper and Pippsy the budgie comment on her search for a husband in Daphne Glazer 's crazy comic strip of loss, lust and capitulation.
Director Sue Wilson


Unknown: Daphne Glazer
Director: Sue Wilson
Beryl: Jillie Meers
Big Striper: David Holt
Pippsy: Malcolm McKee
Eddie: John Webb
Stan: Terry Molloy
Nicky: Lorna Laidlaw
Stu: Alex Jones

: Personal Records

Jeremy Nicholas visits the homes of six well-known personalities to delve into their record collections in search of musical and personal revelations. 1: Bob Monkhouse.


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas
Unknown: Bob Monkhouse.

: Budget Special

Full coverage of the Chancellor's speech and instant analysis of its impact. Vincent Duggleby and Evan Davis assess the effect of the Government's spending and taxation plans on households and on the economy as a whole. Live reports from the marginal constituencies and interviews from Westminster test the political impact of the last budget before the general election. Presented by Chris Lowe , Charlie Lee-Potter and Nick Clarke. Including 3.00 News


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Unknown: Evan Davis
Presented By: Chris Lowe
Presented By: Charlie Lee-Potter
Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: 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 HE Bates. 1: When Pop gets a little of what he fancies early one morning, there are dire consequences....
Music by Barrie Guard and Pip Burley Director Adrian Bean Repeat


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
Mr Charlton: Charles Simpson
Doctor: Max Harvey
Edith Pilchester: Clare Welch
Brigadier: Derek Waring
Reverend Candy: Paul Panting
Surveyor: Lloyd Johnston
Shop assistant: Oona Beeson

: News

: The Archers

Julia gives marriage guidance. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: File on 4

Reporter Mark Whitaker. Producer David Lewis
Repeated Saturday at 5.00pm


Reporter: Mark Whitaker.
Producer: David Lewis

: Science Now

Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm

: The Road to Repair

A series about the treatment of problem children. Jenny Cuffe follows young people in residential care. 1: The Last Resort
Why do young people need increasingly intensive - and expensive - forms of residential care? Producer Anna Parkinson Repeat


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe
Producer: Anna Parkinson

: In Touch

Peter White with news, views and information for visually impaired people.
Producer Eleanor Garland PHONE: [number removed]
FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Eleanor Garland

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan analyses a new volume of writers' dreams from AS Byattto Barbara Cartland and talks to
Jonathan Miller about his new production of Shakespeare's classic,
A Midsummer Night's Dream. Producer Erika Wright


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Byattto Barbara Cartland
Unknown: Jonathan Miller
Producer: Erika Wright

: The World Tonight

With Isabel Hilton.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton.

: Budget Statement

By the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

: Book at Bedtime: Archy and Mehitabel

By Don Marquis. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Don Marquis.

: Mediumwave

Vincent Hanna reviews the week's media stories at home and abroad.
Repeated from Sunday 11.15am


Unknown: Vincent Hanna

: I Was That Teenager....

Six well-known people look back at the pleasures and pains of their teenage lives with Hunter Davies.
5: Garry Bushell , The Sun's TV critic, goes back to his teens in the seventies when Saturdays were spent selling the Socialist Worker, going to football matches and performing Monty Python sketches with his friends. Producer Lucy Cacanas Repeat


Unknown: Hunter Davies.
Unknown: Garry Bushell
Unknown: Monty Python

: News

: The Late Book: Carol

Part 2 of Patricia Highsmith 's powerful love story. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Patricia Highsmith

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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