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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Very Rev John Cairns.


Unknown: John Cairns.

: iPM

5/9. Eddie Mair presents PM's sister
Programme, with content dictated by listeners via email and the website. Editor Joanna Carr bbc.co.uk/blogs/ipm; email: ipm@bbc.co.un


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Joanna Carr

: Ramblings

6/6. As Clare Balding's journey along St Oswald's Way in Northumberland comes to an end, she walks the final stage with Martin Paminter, the man who designed the route. Repeated on Thursday at 3pm


Presenter: Clare Balding
Guest: Martin Paminter
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Farming Today This Week

Reports on agricultural issues, presented by Charlotte Smith . Producer Melvin Rickarby


Presented By: Charlotte Smith
Producer: Melvin Rickarby

: Today

With John Humphrys and Justin Webb.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Brian Draper.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Justin Webb.
Unknown: Brian Draper.

: Saturday Live

Broadcaster and writer Joan Bakewell joins Fi Glover. The poet is Matt Harvey.


Guest: Joan Bakewell
Presenter: Fi Glover
Poet: Matt Harvey
Producer: Simon Clancy

: Excess Baggage

The adventures, frustrations and joys of travel explored by John McCartny. Producer Chris Wilson


Unknown: John McCartny.
Producer: Chris Wilson

: The Grand Masquerade

Thirty years after the publication of Kit
Williams's ground-breaking picture puzzle book Masquerade, John O'Farrell reflects on the mayhem that followed when millions of readers became caught up the search forajewel-encrusted hare bued somewhere in Britain. Producer Emily wnnams


Unknown: John O'Farrell

: Week in Westminster

Peter Riddell takes a look at the week's political events. Editor Marie Jessel


Unknown: Peter Riddell
Editor: Marie Jessel

: From Our Own Correspondent

A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents, who report on stories in their regions. Presented by Kate Adie. RT DIRECT: More From Our Own Correspondent is available for £8.54 (RRP £8.99) inc p&p. Call [number removed]
(national rate) quoting RT, or visit [web address removed]


Presenter: Kate Adie
Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

Impartial money advice and the latest news from the world of personal finance, presented by Paul Lewis. Repeated tomorrow at 9pm.


Presenter: Paul Lewis
Producer: Karen Kiernan

: The News Quiz

5/9 Rory Bremner , Jeremy Hardy and Francis Wheen are the panellists in the topical panel game. Sandi Toksvig asks the questions. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Rory Bremner
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Sandi Toksvig

: News

: Any Questions?

This week's panellists are the former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith , Conservative MP Nadine Dorries. political commentator
Anthony Howard , and writer and presenter of the Radio 4 series 1989: Day-by-Day John Tusa
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the topical debate from Burgess Hill , West Sussex. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jacqui Smith
Unknown: Nadine Dorries.
Commentator: Anthony Howard
Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Burgess Hill

: Any Answers?

Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners calls and emails in response to Any Questions? producer Victoria Wakely
PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 12.30pm EMAIL: any.answers(Sbbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Victoria Wakely

: The Saturday Play: Bullitt

- Gritty detective story set in the 52nd
Precinct in New York, 1963. Lt Clancy is assigned to protect an important Mafia witness But when he's found dead, Clancy only has a matter of hours to find the killer before his enemy, Assistant District
Attorney Chalmers , finds out.
Robert L Pike 's novel is dramatised by Adrian Bean.
Producer/Director Pauline Harris


Unknown: Attorney Chalmers
Unknown: Robert L Pike
Dramatised By: Adrian Bean.
Director: Pauline Harris
Lt Clancy: Jason Isaacs
ADA Chalmers: Kerry Shale
Barnett: Kerry Shale
Renick: Kerry Shale
Johnny: Kerry Shale
Det Kaprowski: Lou Hirsch
Capt Wise: John Biggins
Johnny: John Biggins
Ship's officer: John Biggins
Dr Willard: Stephen Hogan
Pete: Stephen Hogan
Doc Freeman: Bruce Alexander
Sergeant: Bruce Alexander
Det Mary Kelly: Sasha Pick
Ann: Emerald O'Hanrahan
LAPD officer: Emerald O'Hanrahan
Hotel manager: Kate Layden
Chalmers's secretary: Kate Layden

: The Sound of Magnolias

Irma Kurtz journeys to Paris and Madrid to find out more about the blind Spanish composer Rodrigo and his Concerto de Aranjuez. She talks to the guitarist Pepe Romero about the music's lasting impact. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Irma Kurtz
Guitarist: Pepe Romero

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Jane Garvey presents highlights of the weekday Woman's Hour programmes.
Editor Jill Burridge EMAIL: womanshouriabbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jane Garvey
Editor: Jill Burridge

: 1989: Day-by-Day

John Tusa continues his daily series, recalling each corresponding day's events in 1989, with archive news and music.
Egon Krenz is officially installed as East Germany's new leader - but the protests continue. producers Robert Abel , Barney Rowntree and Joby Waldman


Unknown: John Tusa
Music: Egon Krenz
Producers: Robert Abel
Producers: Barney Rowntree
Producers: Joby Waldman

: Saturday PM

National and international news and comment, presented by Carolyn Quinn.


Presenter: Carolyn Quinn

: The Bottom Line

5/9. Evan Davis talks to business executives about workplace issues that really matter, from the boardroom to the shop floor. Repeated from Thursday
Televised on the BBC News Channel at 9.30pm


Talks: Evan Davis

: Loose Ends

Clive Anderson presents a mix of conversation, comedy and music. Producer Cathie Mahoney


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: Profile

An insight into the personality of a person who is making the headlines. Repeated tomorrow at 5.45am and 5.40pm


Editor: Sue Ellis

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests review the cultural highlights of the week.


Presenter: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: Archive on 4: With God on Our Side

In the face of the horrors of war, what makes one man turn to God and another to atheism? The former Bishop of Edinburgh, Richard Holloway, explores what happens to faith when your life is on the line.
(Shortened repeat on Mon at 3pm)


Presenter: Richard Holloway
Producer: Lucy Harland

: Classic Serial: Howards End

1/2. Only Connect. When Helen Schlegel goes to stay at Howards End - the country home of the Wilcox family - her life, along with that of her sister Margaret, is changed for ever. EM Forster's novel is adapted by Amanda Dalton. Narrated by John Hurt.
Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Helen Schlegel
Adapted By: Amanda Dalton.
Unknown: John Hurt.
Narrator: John Hurt
Margaret: Lisa Dillon
Helen: Jill Cardo
Tibby: Tom Ferguson
Aunt Juley: Alexandra Mathie
Miss Avery: Alexandra Mathie
Henry: Malcolm Raeburn
Ruth: Ann Rye
Charles: Joseph Kloska
Dolly: Christine Marshall
Jacky: Christine Marshall
Leonard: Joseph Prospero

: The Moral Maze

2/9. Michael Buerk chairs a debate with panellists Claire Fox , Melanie Phillips , Matthew Taylor and Michael Portillo examining the value of degrees and the role of educational institutions in today's society. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Claire Fox
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Matthew Taylor
Unknown: Michael Portillo

: Brain of Britain

2/17. Russell Davies chairs the second heat of the general knowledge quiz. Rptd from Mon


Unknown: Russell Davies

: Poetry Please

6/7. Roger McGough presents the second edition celebrating the 30th birthday of the programme and featuring some of the most requested poems in its history. Read by Stephanie Cole and Patrick Malahide. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Roger McGough
Read By: Stephanie Cole
Read By: Patrick Malahide.

: Dilemmas ofModern Martyrs

4/5. The Big the Beautiful Nanda Gray
By Morven Crumlish. Nanda Gray is a singer: a big lady with a big personality. Waiting off-stage before her 20th anniversary performance, she reflects on her life and loves. Read by Lorelei King. Producer Ros Ward


Unknown: Morven Crumlish.
Unknown: Nanda Gray
Read By: Lorelei King.
Producer: Ros Ward

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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