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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers Hugh O'Donnell and Steve Peacock


Producers: Hugh O'Donnell
Producers: Steve Peacock

: Prayer for the Day

With Andrew Graystone.


Unknown: Andrew Graystone.

: Today

With Alex Brodie and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With Father Oliver McTernan.


Unknown: Alex Brodie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Father Oliver McTernan.

: Every Secret Thing

Written, abridged and read by Gillian Slovo. Recollections of a South
African upbringing by the daughter of white ANC activists Joe Slovo and Ruth First. 1: Assassination
Producer John Taylor


Read By: Gillian Slovo.
Unknown: Joe Slovo
Unknown: Ruth First.
Producer: John Taylor

: News

: North of Watford

Sean Rafferty travels to Newcastle to join guests for debate and discussion. Producer Kathleen Carragher


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Producer: Kathleen Carragher

: Kutcha Butcha Half Baked Bread

In the 17th century, the East India Company decided it was too expensive to ship English women to India for their employees to marry, Instead, they encouraged mixed marriages with native Indian women. Navdip Dharawal explores the history of the Anglo-Indian people through the thoughts of one family living in Britain today. Producer John Byrne


Unknown: Navdip Dharawal
Producer: John Byrne

: Daily Service

I Will Sing the Wondrous Story
(Hyfrydol); Joshua 3, w7-8, 14-17; Do Not Be Afraid (Markland); When Peace Like a River (It Is Well with My Soul). Director of music Sasha Johnson Manning.


Music: Sasha Johnson Manning.

: On This Day

Geoffrey Wheeler looks back at some of the stories, events and issues which made the headlines 50 years ago today. Producer Lynne McCadden


Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler
Producer: Lynne McCadden

: Woman's Hour

Photographer Cindy Sherman puts
Jenni Murray in the picture about her latest role as a film-maker.
Serial: Ice-Candy-Man by BapsiSidhwa, abridged in ten parts by Pat McLoughlin , read by Meera Syal. Part 6. Managing editor Nadine Grieve
E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Cindy Sherman
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Pat McLoughlin
Read By: Meera Syal.
Editor: Nadine Grieve

: Inside Money

Repeated from Saturday 12 noon

: You and Yours

With Mark Whittaker.


Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: Round Britain Quiz

In the third round of the cryptic contest, Nick Clarke presides over teams from Scotland and the South of England.
Producer Paul Bajoria
Repeated Wednesday 6.30pm


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: Wobbly Eggs

Mary Cooper 's play about the effect of drug dependency on two very different lives. Respectable, middle-aged Joan meets 14-year-old junkie Damian when he burgles her house. An unlikely friendship develops between the two. with Laura Richmond. Olwen May and Fine Time Fontayne. Director Melanie Harris Repeat


Unknown: Mary Cooper
Unknown: Laura Richmond.
Director: Melanie Harris
Joan: Barbara Marten
DamienWorsnop: Christopher Horner
Dr Juliet Stilgoe: Jane Hollowooo

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor and guests.
PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: [email address removed]


Presenter: Laurie Taylor
Editor: Keith Jones
Editor: Nadine Grieve

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Lynne Walker reports from this year's Edinburgh Festival. Plus an interview with conductor Valery Gergiev , and a review of the new Carol Shields book.
Producer Mohit Bakaya
Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Lynne Walker
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Producer: Mohit Bakaya

: Short Story: An Actor's Tale - Agent

A week of short stories written and read by Steven Berkoff. Harry has entrusted his career and his life to his agent, who happens to be ignoring his calls. Producer Pam Fraser Solomon Repeated Sunday 12.30am


Read By: Steven Berkoff.
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Just a Minute

Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Brian offers the olive branch, and Kate remains adamant.
Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

Simon Parkes explores the richness of Bengali cuisine in Calcutta. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Simon Parkes

: The Monday Play: The Dreams of Tipu Sultan

By Girish Karnad.
This specially-commissioned play, written to mark 50 years of Indian independence, uses Tipu Sultan's dream diary to tell the story of one of the last Indian rulers to defy the advance of British dominion.
With Vincent Ebrahim, John Rowe, David Bannerman, David Brooks, Anthony Bunsee, Kammy Darwash, Hugh Dickson, Shiv Grewal, Aaron Husain, Nizwar Karanj, Simon Nagra, Meera Narasimham, Brian Parr, Jairaj Singh, Sukhraj Singh, Stephen Thorne and Chris Wright. Director Jatinder Verma


Unknown: Girish Karnad.
Unknown: Tipu Sultan
Unknown: Vincent Ebrahim.
Unknown: John Rowe.
Unknown: David Bannerman.
Unknown: David Brooks.
Unknown: Anthony Bunsee.
Unknown: Kammy Darwash.
Unknown: Hugh Dickson.
Unknown: Shiv Grewal
Unknown: Aaron Husain
Unknown: Nizwar Karanj
Unknown: Simon Nagra
Unknown: Meera Narasimham
Unknown: Brian Parr
Unknown: Jairaj Singh
Unknown: Sukhraj Singh
Unknown: Stephen Thome
Unknown: Chris Wright.
Director: Jatinder Verma
Tipu Sultan: Saeed Jaffrey
Ghulam Ali Khan: Madhav Sharma
RuqayyaBanu: Shelley King

: Colour Radio

An exploration of the world of colour. Seeing Red - the Heart of the Matter Sex and violence both rear their heads in the story of red and its various guises. Narrated by Michael Fenton-Stevens and Fenella Fielding. Written by Annette Kobak
Producer Kate McAII Repeat


Unknown: Michael Fenton-Stevens
Written By: Annette Kobak
Producer: Kate McAii

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat from 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Allan Little.


Unknown: Allan Little.

: Book at Bedtime: Midnight's Children

Roshan Seth reads Salman Rushdie 's novel, abridged in 15 parts by Pat McLoughlin. Mary Pereria swaps name tags on two infants - one rich, one poor. The hero enters a life of renown as India's chosen Child of Midnight. Part 6. Producer Sheila Fox


Unknown: Roshan Seth
Unknown: Salman Rushdie
Unknown: Pat McLoughlin.
Unknown: Mary Pereria
Producer: Sheila Fox

: Relatively Speaking

Five programmes in which two close family members give an insight into their unique relationship.
4: Rabbi Julia Neuberger and her mother, Liesel Schwab.
Producer John Holmes Repeat


Unknown: Julia Neuberger
Unknown: Liesel Schwab.
Producer: John Holmes Repeat

: Hearts and Lives of Men

Written and narrated by Fay Weldon.
A five-part serial set in swinging sixties London. 3: When Helen and Clifford divorce and Helen gains custody of their three-year-old daughter, Clifford decides to take drastic measures. with Indie Davies. Cornelius Garrett. Anna Mountford , Bill Wallis. Paul Nicholson , Sue Broomfield and David Forrester
Director Shaun Macloughlin Repeat


Unknown: Fay Weldon.
Unknown: Indie Davies.
Unknown: Cornelius Garrett.
Unknown: Anna Mountford
Unknown: Bill Wallis.
Unknown: Paul Nicholson
Unknown: Sue Broomfield
Unknown: David Forrester
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Helen: Janny Rjnnell
Clifford: Charles Simpson
Angie: Jane Slavin

: News

: The Late Book: Biggest Elvis

Ron Berglas reads PF Kluge's novel about Elvis impersonators,
American imperialism and the Filipino mafia. Abridged in ten parts by Chris Wallis. Part 6. Producer Paul Kent


Unknown: Ron Berglas
Unknown: Chris Wallis.
Producer: Paul Kent

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.

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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