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: Shaun Keaveny

Music and laughs.

: George Lamb

On-air chaos, big-name guests and live bands.

: Nemone

Her guest is electronic visionary Barry Adamson , who discusses his new album Back to the Cat.


Unknown: Barry Adamson

: Steve Lamacq

Matinee concert by Radiohead.

: Tom Robinson

New music, including live sets.

: 6 Music Plays It Again

2/4. Classic Singles. Tony Visconti continues his look at the enduring appeal of certain pop 45s with Blondie's widely adored transatlantic smash Heart of Glass. Their fifth UK chart hit, it marked a radical shift from their signature new wave sound, thanks to producer Mike Chapman 's controversial disco imprint, and finally broke the band in their native America. Characterised by Deborah Harry 's sensual and slurred delivery, Heart of Glass sold a million copies in the UK alone on the strength of a mere 12 weeks in the charts in early 1979.


Unknown: Tony Visconti
Producer: Mike Chapman
Unknown: Deborah Harry

: Gideon Coe

With archive live sets.

: Chris Hawkins

Archive sets.

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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