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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Noel Vincent.


Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent.

: Today

With Alex Brodie and Ben Geoghegan.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Rosemary Hartill.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament
Editor Jon Barton. LETTERS: Today. PO Box 2299. London W1A 1PY. FAX: (0171) [number removed]. E-MAIL: today@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Alex Brodie
Unknown: Ben Geoghegan.
Unknown: Rosemary Hartill.
Editor: Jon Barton.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Another chance to hear Gene Wilder choose eight favourite records. Producer Angie Nehring Repeat


Unknown: Gene Wilder
Producer: Angie Nehring Repeat

: Roxburgh's Russia

Afour-part series which examines modern Russia.
2:Punishment and Crime
BBC Moscow correspondent Angus Roxburgh looks at corruption in post-Communist Russia. He visits a labour camp which holds 8,000 convicts, many of whom have committed petty crimes, and discovers that many of the more serious criminals are still at large.
Producer Tony Grant. Repeated Sunday 6.15pm


Unknown: Angus Roxburgh
Producer: Tony Grant.

: Here Comes the Boss

A four-part series which looks at how ideas about what makes a good boss have changed over half a century. 2: Keep Talking. Patrick Wright investigates the radical experiments undertaken by Wilfred Brown at the Glacier Metal Company in the 1940s and 1950s. Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Patrick Wright
Unknown: Wilfred Brown
Producer: John Goudie

: On This Day

The news of 50 years ago today.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Gail Foley in Cardiff. Serial: Kiss and Kin. Part 10. For details see Monday


Introduced By: Gail Foley

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Joanna Pinnock.
Producer Sarah Blunt. Repeated Sunday 8pm WRITE TO: The Natural History Programme, BBC Bristol BS8 2LR


Presented By: Joanna Pinnock.
Producer: Sarah Blunt.

: You and Yours

Mark Whittaker presents reports on consumer and social affairs.
PHONE: (0171) [number removed] to raise issues for investigation


Presenter: Mark Whittaker
Editor: Chris Burns.

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper puts the food business through the grinder. Producer Sheila Dillon


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: The Summer Serial: All Things Betray Thee

By Gwyn Thomas , dramatised inthreeepisodes by Alan Plater. 2: Wild MusicThe iron furnaces in Moonlea are about to be closed, but Leigh cannot persuade John Simon to leave. with Rhodri Hugh , Ray Llewellyn ,
Laurence Allan , Helen Gwyn , Hubert Rees , Kieron Self , Dillwyn Owen and Ric Jerrom
Music by Ruth Wall , played by the composer (harp) and Alison Frances (violin) Director Alison Hindell Repeat


Unknown: Gwyn Thomas
Unknown: Alan Plater.
Unknown: John Simon
Unknown: Rhodri Hugh
Unknown: Ray Llewellyn
Unknown: Laurence Allan
Unknown: Helen Gwyn
Unknown: Hubert Rees
Unknown: Kieron Self
Unknown: Dillwyn Owen
Unknown: Ric Jerrom
Music By: Ruth Wall
Violin: Alison Frances
Director: Alison Hindell
Leigh: Ian Hughes
John Simon: Patrick Brennan
Katherine: Manon Edwards
Helen: Melanie Walters

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor. The week-long series on sweets comes to an end with a look at sweet memories.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow attends the Tate's exhibition of 60 works by Mondrian and looks at the art of Henry Raeburn at the Scottish National Gallery. Producer Adrian Washbourne


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Henry Raeburn
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Short Story: Journeys

Shelley King reads
Shashi Deshpande 's specially commissioned story which is set during the Indian war of partition. Producer Rani Singh


Unknown: Shashi Deshpande
Producer: Rani Singh

: PM

With Charlie LefrPotter and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Charlie Lefrpotter
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Going Places

David Stafford presents more ideas for a great summer weekend, and June Whitfield enjoys a visit to Polperro in Cornwall.
Producer David Prest. Call [number removed] if you are organising a weekend event this summer


Unknown: David Stafford
Producer: David Prest.

: News

: The Archers

Bert is forgiven.
Written by Mick Martin. Director David Ian
Neville. Editor Vanessa Whitburn. Repeated Monday 1.40pm. FAN CLUB: send sae to [address removed]


Written By: Mick Martin.
Director: David Ian
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn.
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer: Felicity Finch
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Elizabeth Pargetter: Alison Dowling
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
John Archer: Sam Barriscale
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy
Betty Tucker: Pamela Craig
Roy Tucker: Ian Pepperell
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Hayley Jordan: Lucy Davis
Janet Fisher: Moir Leslie
Sean Myerson: Gareth Armstong
Bert Fry: Eric Allan
Clive Horrobin: Alex Jones

: Pick of the Week

Chris Serle presents extracts from
BBC radio and television over the past seven days.
Producer Mairi Russell
Repeated Sunday 3.30pm


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Mairi Russell

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a topical discussion in Weston-super-Mare with panellists including Dr Rosalind Miles and Lord Rees Mogg. Producer Anne Peacock
Repeated tomorrow 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Dr Rosalind Miles
Unknown: Lord Rees Mogg.
Producer: Anne Peacock

: Law in Action

In the final programme of the series, Marcel Berlin asks if the special treatment by our courts for the crime of rape can be justified. Producer Simon Coates


Unknown: Marcel Berlin
Producer: Simon Coates

: Kaleidoscope Feature

Ideas about the Arabian peninsula are often fuelled by cliches. Patricia Aithie discovers the rich Yemeni culture and explores the tensions in a society which is only just emerging from its isolation. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm


Unknown: Patricia Aithie

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Love on a Branch Line

By John Hadfield. Part 5.
For details see Monday Repeat


Unknown: John Hadfield.

: Goodness Gracious Me

The last in the series of the Asian sketch show features Guru and the massive and fierce Muffins. With
Sanjeev Bhaskar , Kulvinder Ghir , Nitin Sawhney , Meera Syal and Nina Wadia. Producers Anil Gupta. Rptd tomorrow at 6.25pm


Unknown: Sanjeev Bhaskar
Unknown: Kulvinder Ghir
Unknown: Nitin Sawhney
Unknown: Meera Syal
Unknown: Nina Wadia.
Producers: Anil Gupta.

: Tea Junction

Patrick Hannan and his guests take a sceptical look at the week's events. Producer Hilary Green


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Producer: Hilary Green

: News

: The Late Book: The Changing Forest

By Dennis Potter. A Time of Tension For the inhabitants of the Forest of Dean in 1961, change brings tension. Final part.
For details see Monday


Unknown: Dennis Potter.

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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.

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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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