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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Robert Rietti.


Unknown: Robert Rietti.

: Farming Today

: Today

John Humphries and Sue MacGregor.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr Leslie Griffiths.


Unknown: John Humphries
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Dr Leslie Griffiths.

: Start the Week

Jeremy Paxman takes over the chair of the discussion programme.
Producer Tony Phillips. Repeated at 9.30pm * Tune in to autumn: page 27


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Producer: Tony Phillips.

: Serial: Dancing Away

The Royal Ballet's principle dancer,
Deborah Bull , reads five extracts from her diary of the past year at the crisis-torn Royal Opera House. Part 1. Abridged by Doreen Estall Producer Ariane Koek
* Tune in to autumn: page 27


Unknown: Deborah Bull
Abridged By: Doreen Estall
Producer: Ariane Koek

: Daily Service

Sing of the Lord's Goodness; Deuteronomy 26, wl-11; Let Us with a Gladsome Mind (Monkland); Long since in Egypt's Plenteous Land (Parry).
Director of music Christopher Stokes.


Music: Christopher Stokes.

: Woman's Hour

With Martha Kearney. Drama: The Jury by Matthew Solon. Part 16 of 25. Editor Ruth Gardiner
E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: Matthew Solon.
Editor: Ruth Gardiner

: These Remains Are Ours

Indigenous peoples want the remains of their ancestors back from British museums, who display them for their scientific and educational value.
Peter Foster explores a clash of cultures. Producer Frances Byrnes


Unknown: Peter Foster
Producer: Frances Byrnes

: King Street Junior

Jim Eldridge 's six-part comedy drama stars Karl Howman as Mr Sims , and James Grout as headmaster Mr Beeston.
2: The Rivals with Paul Copley , Deirdre Costello ,
Tom Watson. Vivienne Martin. Janine Wood and Fiona Taylor. Producer John Fawcett Wilson


Unknown: Jim Eldridge
Unknown: Karl Howman
Unknown: Mr Sims
Unknown: James Grout
Unknown: Mr Beeston.
Unknown: Paul Copley
Unknown: Deirdre Costello
Unknown: Tom Watson.
Unknown: Janine Wood
Unknown: Fiona Taylor.
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway
Mrs Stone: Margaret John

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.
Editor Chris Burns. PHONE: [number removed] to raise issues for investigation


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.
Editor: Chris Burns.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Round Britain Quiz

With Nick Clarke. This week, Antonia Fraser and Brian J Ford of the Midlands take on Polly Devlin and Brian Feeney of Northern Ireland. Producer Paui Bajoria
Repeated Sunday 1.30pm


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Unknown: Antonia Fraser
Unknown: Brian J Ford
Unknown: Polly Devlin
Unknown: Brian Feeney
Producer: Paui Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: I Can't Be III, I'm a Hypochondriac

By Paul Mendelson. Testicular cancer strikes advertising copywriter
Philip Martindale when he can least afford it.
So how does Nancy cope when her hypochondriac husband really is ill? with Deborah Berlin, Joyce Gibbs , Ian Brooker and lain Lauchlan. Director David Ian Neville


Unknown: Paul Mendelson.
Unknown: Philip Martindale
Unknown: Joyce Gibbs
Unknown: Ian Brooker
Director: David Ian Neville
Phil: Ray Brooks
Nancy: Carolyn Pickles

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

With Vincent Duggleby. Producer Frances Macdonald LINES OPEN from 1.30pm


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: The School Story

In the first of five programmes, Ian McMillan considers the portrayal of the public school in fiction. Producer Laura Craig Gray Repeat


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Producer: Laura Craig Gray

: With Great Pleasure

Two programmes in which Sir Hardy Amies , dressmaker to the Queen, presents his selection of prose and poetry. 1: The first 45 years of his life. Producer Andrew Johnston


Unknown: Sir Hardy Amies
Producer: Andrew Johnston

: The Food Programme

Analysing the food business. Repeated from Saturday 11am

: Turning World

Jenni Murray and her guests take a global view of news, traditions and human stories from across the world.
Producer Lindsay Leonard


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Lindsay Leonard

: PM

With Clare English and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Frank Muir - a Kentish Lad Remembered

The Hunt for the Wild Guffaw (part 1) The first of two programmes from a recently discovered 1983 recording. Producer Pete Atkin Repeat


Producer: Pete Atkin

: The Archers

No grandchildren yet. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson meets writer Anne Rice. author of Interview with the Vampire. Producer Julian May


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Anne Rice.

: The Jury

By Matthew Solon. For
Michael Whitely , the coming week will be the longest of his life. Part 16 of 25. with Denys Hawthorne. Abi Eniola , Frances Jeater and Bhasker Patel Director Jocelyn Boxall. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Matthew Solon.
Unknown: Michael Whitely
Unknown: Denys Hawthorne.
Unknown: Abi Eniola
Unknown: Frances Jeater
Director: Jocelyn Boxall.
Virginia Hart: Suzanne Bertish
Pat Carver: Bill Nighy
Michael Whitely: Gary Olsen

: Inside Track

Five stories of contemporary life, told by insiders. 3: Pauper's Grave Producer Simon Elmes


Producer: Simon Elmes

: In Business

The Price of Health. Who decides how much a drug costs? Peter Day finds out. Producer Sandra Kanthal


Unknown: Peter Day
Producer: Sandra Kanthal

: The Angler's Game

Lionel Kelleway seeks the truth about the pike, slandered by Izaak Walton 400 years ago.
Producer Sarah Blunt


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Izaak Walton

: Start the Week

Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: Speak, Memory

Vladimir Nabokov 's recollections of his childhood in the Russia of the tsars.
Read by Anton Lesser. Part 1 of 5. Abridged by Andrew Simpson Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Vladimir Nabokov
Read By: Anton Lesser.
Abridged By: Andrew Simpson
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from yesterday 7.55am LATE NIGHT ON 4

: Driving to Distraction

David Chandler 's three-part comedy series. 1: A False Alarm. Miro drives emergency doctors to their patients. But what can he do when a patient is mistaken for a pizza? wrth Jonathan Tafler , Charlie Simpson.
Anthony Jackson ,Richard Pearce.
Alwyne Taylor and Mary Wimbush. Director Clive Brill


Unknown: David Chandler
Unknown: Jonathan Tafler
Unknown: Charlie Simpson.
Unknown: Anthony Jackson
Unknown: Richard Pearce.
Unknown: Alwyne Taylor
Unknown: Mary Wimbush.
Director: Clive Brill
Miro: Nigel Cooke
Pam: Pauline McLynn

: Songs from the Lab

Repeated from Saturday llpm

: The Day the House Stood Still

Dinah Lammiman recalls the furore caused in the Commons by the Westland crisis.
Producer Melanie Fall Repeat


Unknown: Dinah Lammiman

: News

: The Late Book: The Calendar

The 5000-year Struggle to Align the Clock and the Heavens - and What
Happened to the Missing Ten Days by David Ewing Duncan , read by Derek Jacobi. Partlof5.
Producer Melanie Harris Repeat


Unknown: David Ewing Duncan
Read By: Derek Jacobi.
Producer: Melanie Harris

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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