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Easy-to-listen-to melodies designed for your leisure and pleasure
Introduced by Gerry Grant with the BBC Revue Orchestra The String Choir
Leader, Julien Gaillard
Conducted by Malcolm Lockyer and featuring
Cyril Stapleton and his Orchestra
Johnny Pearson and his Strings in Rhythm
The Staccatos
Stars on Record
Bobby Darin
Connie Francis
Acker Bilk
Eydie Gorme and Steve Lawrence
The King Sisters
Produced by Bobby Jay *


Introduced By: Gerry Grant
Leader: Julien Gaillard
Conducted By: Malcolm Lockyer
Unknown: Cyril Stapleton
Unknown: Johnny Pearson
Unknown: Bobby Darin
Unknown: Connie Francis
Unknown: Acker Bilk
Unknown: Eydie Gorme
Unknown: Steve Lawrence
Produced By: Bobby Jay

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.

Feedback about SWINGALONG AND NOW FOR MUSIC, Light Programme, 13.45, 15 July 1961
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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.

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