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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

Presented by the Rt Rev David Chillingworth.


Unknown: David Chillingworth.

: A Dog's Tale

1/5. Clare Balding meets the endangered native dog breeds. This week, she looks at Irish water spaniels. Producer Karen Gregor


Producer: Karen Gregor

: Open Country

Exploring rural life around the UK.
Producer Sandra Sykes Repeated on Thursday at 1.30pm


Producer: Sandra Sykes

: Farming Today This Week

With Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Chris Impey


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer: Chris Impey

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dom Antony Sutch.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Dom Antony Sutch.

: Saturday Live

Fi Glover presents the weekend entertainment Show. Producer Torquil MacLeod


Producer: Torquil MacLeod

: Excess Baggage

John McCarthy on the adventures. frustrations and joys of travel. Producer Harry Parker


Unknown: John McCarthy
Producer: Harry Parker

: Peter Bogdanovich's Saturday Morning Pictures

1/2. The first of two programmes in which the actor, author and film director provides his personal view of Hollywood, as told through his own archive of recordings. James Stewart, John Ford, Howard Hawks and Alfred Hitchcock are featured in conversation and Cybill Shepherd reveals what it was like to have Orson Welles as a house guest. Producer Penny Vine Spoken word choices: page 145


Unknown: James Stewart
Unknown: Alfred Hitchcock
Unknown: Orson Welles

: Talking Politics

Dennis Sewell hosts this political discussion. sharpening the focus on current ideas and events. Producer Paul Vickers


Unknown: Dennis Sewell
Producer: Paul Vickers

: From Our Own Correspondent

Lively dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant
RT DIRECT: From Our Own Correspondent, edited by Tony Grant , is available for E15.99 (RRP E16.99) including p&p. Call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)
Podcast available at news.bbc.co.uk/l/hi/ programmes/from_our_own_correspondent


Presented By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant
Edited By: Tony Grant

: Money Box

The news from the world of personal finance. Presented by Paul Lewis. Producer Lesley McAlpine


Presented By: Paul Lewis.
Producer: Lesley McAlpine

: The News Quiz

1/9. Sandi Toksvig hosts the topical comedy game, with panellists Jeremy Hardy , Francis Wheen and Alan Coren. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Alan Coren.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the topical discussion from Chelmsford, Essex. The panel includes Work and Pensions Secretary Peter Hain , shadow Leader of the House of Commons and shadow Minister for Women Theresa May , and Daily Telegraph editor-at-large, Jeff Randall. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Peter Hain
Unknown: Theresa May
Unknown: Jeff Randall.

: Any Answers?

Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners' calls and emails in response to Any Questions? Producer Lisa Jenkinson
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 12.30pm email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: The Saturday Play: Feluda - theMystery of the Elephant God

Film-maker Satyajit Ray 's Bengali detective Feluda returns for another action-packed adventure. Drawn by the extravagant claims of a mysterious holy man who has swum 200 miles up the Ganges, Feluda visits Benares during the festival of Durga.
Producer/Director Anne Edyvean


Unknown: Satyajit Ray
Director: Anne Edyvean
Feluda: Rahul Bose
Lalmohan: Anupam Kher
Topshe: Hari Balasubramaniam
Machchli: Jackie Shroff
Meganlal: Dalip Tahil
Abhaycharan: Ameen Sayani
Umanath: Anang Desai
Vikas: Arghlya Lahiri
Inspector Tiwari: Shahrookh Irani
Niranjan: Atul Tiwari
Shashi: Sumantra Ghosal
Ruku: Hormuz Dadabhoy
Suraj: Varun Murali

: The Story of Flowers in the Rain

Exploring the controversy around the Move's 1967 single, the first ever to be played on BBC Radio 1, but now most famous for libelling Harold Wilson , the prime minister of the day, in publicity material. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Harold Wilson

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Highlights of the weekday programmes. Presented by Jane Little. Editor Jill Burridge RT DIRECT: To order the hardback of Woman's Hour: Celebrating Sixty Years or Women's Lives for £14.99 (RRP E20.00) incl p&p, call [number removed] or send a cheque payable to BBC Shop, [address removed]


Presented By: Jane Little.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

With Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: The Bottom Line

2/7. Presenter Evan Davis talks to the biggest names in business about the workplace issues that really matter. Producer Neil Koenig


Talks: Evan Davis
Producer: Neil Koenig

: Loose Ends

Peter Curran welcomes more guests for sparkling conversation, comedy and music. Producer Cathie Mahoney


Unknown: Peter Curran
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: Profile

Friends, family and colleagues provide an insight into the personality of one of the week's leading headline-makers. Editor Maria Balinska Repeated tomorrow at 5.45am and 5.40pm


Editor: Maria Balinska

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests review the cultural highlights Of the week. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: The Archive Hour: I'd Like to Teachthe World to ...

Nigel Warburton discusses the introduction and history of distance learning guides. He makes particular reference to his grandfather Reg's self-improvement tape teaching others to improve their singing voice - one of the very first of its kind. Producer Lindsay Leonard


Unknown: Nigel Warburton
Producer: Lindsay Leonard

: Classic Serial: The Waves

1/2. Terence Davies 's dramatisation of Virginia Woolf's novel charting the lives of six friends from early childhood through to middle age. Louis, Bernard, Neville, Jinny, Susan and Rhoda look back on childhood and their first forays into adulthood.
Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Terence Davies
Narrator: Janet Suzman
Bernard: Jon Cartwriqht
Susan: Geraldine James
Rhoda: Anna Massey
Neville: Peter Guinness
Jinny: Jane Lapotaire
Louis: Don Warrington

: The Moral Maze

1/9. Claire Fox , Ian Hargreaves ,
Melanie Phillips and Michael Portillo cross-examine expert witnesses as they discuss the ethical issues behind the week's news. Chaired by Michael Buerk. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Claire Fox
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Michael Portillo
Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Brain of Britain

3/17. Peter Snow chairs the nationwide general knowledge contest. Rptd from Monday For free tickets to attend the recording of this show, call [number removed] or visit www.bbc.co.uk/tickets

: Poetry Societies

3/4. The Pushkin Club. Judith Palmer finds out how an organisation formed in 1953 for emigres and lovers of Russian culture is still home to the best of the country's poetry, from Anna Akhmatova to an exciting young poet from Azerbaijan. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Judith Palmer
Unknown: Anna Akhmatova

: Belfast Festival Stories

2/5. The Poet and the Shoe Man. By Marie Jones. Francie Noone , a shoe man from
Kiladun, faces a life-changing choice between love and tradition. Read by Dermot Crowley. Producer Heather Larmour


Unknown: Marie Jones.
Unknown: Francie Noone
Read By: Dermot Crowley.
Producer: Heather Larmour

: News

: One Planet

: News

: BBC World Drama

Birds: Melissa Murray's adaptation of the psychological thriller by Daphne du Maurier

: News

: The Ticket

: Politics UK

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.

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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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