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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

With Richard Uridge. Producer David Street


Unknown: Richard Uridge.

: Prayer for the Day

With John Barton , Archdeacon of Aston.


Unknown: John Barton

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Richard Harries.


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: Woman in the House

Five programmes in which
Shirley Williams looks at life in Westminster from a female perspective. 1: Members Only. Women parliamentarians reveal what they have discovered behind the closed doors of the Commons. Producer Jenni Mills


Unknown: Shirley Williams
Producer: Jenni Mills

: News

: Start the Week

Melvyn Bragg is joined by artist and sculptor Eduardo Paolozzi and writer Fintan O'Toole.
Producer Olivia Seligman


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Eduardo Paolozzi
Unknown: Fintan O'Toole.
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: With Great Pleasure

In his 95th year, Lord Soper looks back over his life and introduces extracts from the books, hymns and poems which have been significant to him through the years. James Fox and Stephanie Cole read the extracts. Producer Hilary Field


Unknown: James Fox
Unknown: Stephanie Cole
Producer: Hilary Field

: Daily Service

A special service for the new parliamentary session. Presented by Canon Donald Gray , Rector of St Margaret's Church, Westminster
Abbey, and Chaplain to the Speaker. From the Chapel of St Mary
Undercroft, Palace of Westminster. Judge Eternal, Throned in Splendour (Rhuddlan); Psalm 46, wl-7 (Anglican Chant); God Is Love:
Let Heaven Adore Him (Lux Eoi). Director of music Simon Over.


Presented By: Canon Donald Gray

: On This Day

Producer Gabi Fisher


Producer: Gabi Fisher

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman , read by Buffy Davis , abridged in 12parts by Pat McLoughlin. Part 6. Managing editor Nadine Grieve
E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Alice Hoffman
Read By: Buffy Davis
Unknown: Pat McLoughlin.
Editor: Nadine Grieve

: Money Box Live: (0171)[number removed]

Vincent Duggleby takes listeners' calls on a topical financial issue. Producer Frances Macdonald LINES: open from 10am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: You and Yours

With Mark Whittaker.


Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: Wildbrain

Lionel Kelleway chairs the first regional heat of the quiz in which contestants test their knowledge of wildlife. Producer Grant Sonnex
Repeated Wednesday 6.30pm


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

A confrontation in the Country Park. Repeated from Friday

: Birdsong

By Sebastian Faulks , dramatised in three parts by Nick Stafford. 1: France, 1910. Englishman
Stephen Wraysford arrives in Amiens to study textiles. He is fascinated by his host's beautiful wife. with John Rowe. Alison Pettitt. Alastair Danson. Carolyn Jones , Gerard McDermott. David Brooks and James Bell. Director Claire Grove


Unknown: Sebastian Faulks
Unknown: Nick Stafford.
Unknown: Stephen Wraysford
Unknown: John Rowe.
Unknown: Alison Pettitt.
Unknown: Alastair Danson.
Unknown: Carolyn Jones
Unknown: Gerard McDermott.
Unknown: David Brooks
Unknown: James Bell.
Director: Claire Grove
Stephen Wraysford: Toby Stephens
Isabelle: Sophie Ward

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor.
Managing editor Nadine Grieve PHONE: (0171) [number removed]
E MAIL: Afternoon.Shift@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.
Editor: Nadine Grieve

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Lynne Walker sees a new version of The Merry Widow staged by the Royal Opera, and an exhibition featuring the theatre designs of Ralph Koltai. Producer Julian Arrowsmith
Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Lynne Walker
Unknown: Ralph Koltai.
Producer: Julian Arrowsmith

: Short Story: A New Beginning

By Richard Madelin , read by Philip Voss. Birthdays can be a difficult time. A darkly comic tale of one man's 70th. Producer Claire Grove
Repeated Saturday 12.30am


Unknown: Richard Madelin
Read By: Philip Voss.

: PM

With Clare English and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: News Quiz

Simon Hoggart quizzes Alan Coren , Francis Wheen and guests. Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Francis Wheen

: News

: The Archers

Lynda feels put-upon.
Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

A look at self-suffiency in the south Atlantic. With Derek Cooper.


Unknown: Derek Cooper.

: The Monday Play: Marked for Place

By Ronan Bennett. Emmet is a Northern Irish prisoner in an English jail. He believes that anger is the best response to the injustices of his situation. with Tom Magill , Colin Camegie , Anthony Frew and Trevor Moore. Director Pam Brighton Repeat


Unknown: Ronan Bennett.
Unknown: Tom Magill
Unknown: Colin Camegie
Unknown: Anthony Frew
Unknown: Trevor Moore.
Director: Pam Brighton
Maurice: Michael Melia
Emmet: David Herlihy

: Colour Radio

The series exploring the world of colour. Black and White. With Fenella Fielding and Michael Fenton-Stevens .
Written by Annette Kobak. Music by Will Gregory. Producer Kate McAII Repeat


Unknown: Michael Fenton-Stevens
Written By: Annette Kobak.
Music By: Will Gregory.
Producer: Kate McAii

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Laughter in the Dark

By Vladimir Nabokov , abridged in ten parts by Neville Teller , read by David Horovitch. He was a rich, middle-aged businessman in thirties Berlin. She was a poor but opportunistic beauty. Enough said? Part 1. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Vladimir Nabokov
Unknown: Neville Teller
Read By: David Horovitch.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Comparing Notes with Brian Kay

Brian Kay considers the current state of ballet in Britain with composer Brian Elias and conductor Barry Wordsworth. Producer Andrew Mussett Repeat


Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Brian Elias
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Education Matters

David Walter explores news and views in the learning world. Producer Clare McGinn


Unknown: David Walter
Producer: Clare McGinn

: Ballylenon

Four episodes of the comedy drama series by Christopher Fitz-Simon .3: The McConkeys' relative, Sister Gabriel, would appear to have left her order. with TP McKenna, Aine McCartney , John Hewitt , Marcella Riordan and Gerard Murphy Director Eoin O'Callaghan Repeat


Unknown: Christopher Fitz-Simon
Unknown: Aine McCartney
Unknown: John Hewitt
Unknown: Marcella Riordan
Unknown: Gerard Murphy
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Vera McConkey: Stella McCusker
Muriel McConkey: Margaret Darcy

: News

: The Late Book: The Haunting of Hill House

By Shirley Jackson , read by Emma Fielding, abridged in eight parts by Alison Joseph. Part 4. Producer Gemma Jenkins


Unknown: Shirley Jackson
Unknown: Alison Joseph.
Producer: Gemma Jenkins

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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