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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

With Anna Hill.
' Producer Ashley Gething


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and Alex Brodie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Indarjit Singh.


Unknown: Alex Brodie.
Unknown: Indarjit Singh.

: Beyond the Millennium

The last of six visionary thinkers tells Sheena McDonald what life will be like.
Ageing. Social gerontologist Miriam Bernard sounds a warning note. Producer Clare Csonka


Unknown: Sheena McDonald
Unknown: Miriam Bernard
Producer: Clare Csonka

: News

: Start the Week

j With Melvyn Bragg and guests.
Producer Olivia Seligman


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: Food Chain

Four programmes looking at ways of I making money from food. 2: Le patron mange ici. With Susan Rae. Producer Gabi Fisher


Unknown: Susan Rae.
Producer: Gabi Fisher

: Daily Service

Jesu, Our Hope, Our Heart's Desire
1 (Metzler's Redhead); Hebrews 1, wl-4: 4, wl4-16; Lead Me, Lord (Wesley); Hail, Thou Once Despised Jesus (Hyfrydol). With the choir of St Anne's Chuch, Manchester.
Director of music Ronald Frost.


Music: Ronald Frost.

: On These Days

Pillars of the Community
All this week, Graeme Garden looks at the changing lives of professionals who traditionally uphold values in Britain. 1: The Bank Manager Producer Bob Dickinson


Unknown: Graeme Garden
Producer: Bob Dickinson

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray and guests. Serial: Theory of War by Joan Brady , abridged in 12 parts by Doreen Estall , read by Miriam Margolyes. Part 1. Managing editor Nadine Grieve
E-MAIL; womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Joan Brady
Unknown: Doreen Estall
Read By: Miriam Margolyes.
Editor: Nadine Grieve

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

With Vincent Duggleby.
Producer Tim Bowler. LINES OPEN from 10am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Tim Bowler.

: You and Yours

With John Waite.


Unknown: John Waite.

: Counterpoint

Heat seven of the general knowledge music quiz hosted by Ned Sherrin. Producer Steve Doherty
Repeated Wednesday 6.30pm


Unknown: Ned Sherrin.
Producer: Steve Doherty

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday 7.05pm

: The Wireless Lady

Peter Tinniswood 's celebration of the great days of radio. Winifred Leslie , the grande dame of radio drama, lives alone with only an old Bakelite wireless for company. But then she is offered a part by a young producer.... Starring Billie Whitelaw and Christian Rodska. Producer Shaun MacLoughiin Repeat


Unknown: Peter Tinniswood
Unknown: Winifred Leslie
Unknown: Billie Whitelaw
Unknown: Christian Rodska.
Producer: Shaun MacLoughiin

: Test Match Special

West Indies v England
The Third Test from Trinidad.
Commentary on the fourth day's play.
Including at 4.10* News and Test Match Special Feature
For information or retuning advice phone [number removed] * Approximate times

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor. Daily editor Chris Paling PHONE: (0171) [number removed]E-MAIL: Afternoon.Shift@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.


: Kaleidoscope

Lynne Walker tracks down little-heard composers and reviews a new Welsh National Opera production of Benjamin Britten 's nautical drama, Billy Budd. Producer Stephen Hughes Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Lynne Walker
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Billy Budd.
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: Short Story: The Bridge at Night

By Phillip Corker , read by Neil Pearson. The first of five stories written by and about men. Producer Andy Jordan Repeated Saturday 12.30am


Unknown: Phillip Corker
Read By: Neil Pearson.
Producer: Andy Jordan

: PM

With Clare English and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Just a Minute FM om y

With Nicholas Parsons and guests. Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons

: News

: The Archers

Who rose to the occasion? Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm # Face Behind the Voice: page 135

: The Food Programme

With Derek Cooper , Charlie Hicks and Greg Wallace. Revised repeat from Friday


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Unknown: Charlie Hicks
Unknown: Greg Wallace.

: The Monday Play: Selling Horses

Colin Sharp 's play is set against the backdrop of the biggest horse fair in Europe. Gypsy Violet is determined to find out her mother's great secret. with Maggie Tagney , Naomi Radcliffe , Stuart Callaghan , Seamus O'Neill , Kate Cross and Garry Crystal. Director Melanie Harris


Unknown: Colin Sharp
Unknown: Maggie Tagney
Unknown: Naomi Radcliffe
Unknown: Stuart Callaghan
Unknown: Seamus O'Neill
Unknown: Garry Crystal.
Director: Melanie Harris
Violet: Sharon Percy
Young: Billy Kieran O'Brien
Martha: Paula Sims

: Letters from Algeria

John Simpson introduces three compilations of letters written by Algerians, describing life in the midst of their country's bloody civil strife. 2: 44-year-old Fatiha speaks of the difficulties of being a teacher and a parent in an atmosphere of fear. Producer Lucy Ash


Introduces: John Simpson
Producer: Lucy Ash

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat from 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Bookshop

A ten-part reading of P Fitzgerald's novel. Part 1.

: Education Matters

With David Walter.
Producer Anne Freeman


Unknown: David Walter.
Producer: Anne Freeman

: Reinventing God

Charles Handy, writer and social philosopher, retraces his steps in the journey of a lifetime - his search for meaning. 1: Dublin The journey begins where the writer grew up. Producer Norman Winter


Producer: Norman Winter

: The Demon Lover

By Elizabeth Bowen , dramatised by Christopher Hawes. Mrs Drover 's nervousness on returning to her London house during the Blitz is compounded by a letter and the reminder of a rendezvous she cannot fully recollect. with Christopher Scott , Stephen Thorne and Shirley Dixon. Director Marion Nancarrow Repeat


Unknown: Elizabeth Bowen
Dramatised By: Christopher Hawes.
Dramatised By: Mrs Drover
Unknown: Christopher Scott
Unknown: Stephen Thorne
Unknown: Shirley Dixon.
Director: Marion Nancarrow
Elizabeth Bowen: Maggie Steed
Mrs Drover: Jenny Howe
Soldier: Jonathan Keeble

: News

: The Late Book: Lucky You

By Carl Hiaasen. Abridged in ten parts by Keith Darvill.
Kerry Shale reads the latest offering from Florida's best-selling chronicler of modern-day mayhem. Part 1.


Unknown: Carl Hiaasen.
Unknown: Keith Darvill.
Unknown: Kerry Shale

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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