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: Shaun Keaveny

Music and laughs.

: George Lamb

Featuring a live performance from Canadian indie-rock band Born Ruffians.

: Nemone

Guests and listeners' requests.

: Steve Lamacq

: Tom Robinson

New music, including live sets.

: 6 Music Plays It Again

2/4. The 2 Tone Movement. Singer Pauline Black (ex-the Selecter) celebrates 2 Tone, the Coventry-based record label and music genre whose fusion of punk and Jamaican rhythms inspired a major youth movement in the late 70s. Its chart champions included the Specials, the Selecter, Bad Manners and Madness.


Singer: Pauline Black

: Gideon Coe

With archive performances by Arthur Lee , Grandaddy and Durutti Column. Plus session tracks from
Steve Earl and a John Peel session from Neko Case.


Unknown: Arthur Lee
Unknown: Steve Earl

: Chris Hawkins

With the fifth part of the girl-group story, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, and a chat with Lucy and the Caterpillars.

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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