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: Transatlantic Sessions

3/6. Paul Brady teams up with Karen Matheson and ex-Fairground Attraction frontwoman Eddi Reader to perform his song Rainbow. Other artists on the bill include Iris DeMent.


Unknown: Paul Brady
Unknown: Karen Matheson
Unknown: Iris Dement.

: Tin Sandwich, Anyone?A History of the Harmonica

rNew. A look at the instrument and its influence on artists from all over the world. Featuring interviews with, and performances by, Rory McLeod and Brendan Power. Narrated by Russell Davies. See panel.


Unknown: Rory McLeod
Unknown: Brendan Power.
Unknown: Russell Davies.

: Legends: the Chieftains

RT CHOICE Profile of the folk band, often credited for reviving interest in traditional Irish music across the world. Featuring contributions from Keith Richards , Elvis Costello , Sir James Galway ,
Andrea Corr and Sting. See paqe 116. Stuart Maconie on the Chieftains: page 37


Unknown: Keith Richards
Unknown: Elvis Costello
Unknown: Sir James Galway
Unknown: Andrea Corr
Unknown: Stuart MacOnie

: Folk Hibernia

The revival of Irish folk music, which 60 years ago was virtually unheard abroad. With contributions from
Christy Moore , Paddy Moloney , Shane MacGowan and Liam Clancy.


Unknown: Christy Moore
Unknown: Paddy Moloney
Unknown: Shane MacGowan
Unknown: Liam Clancy.

: Batman

1/2. King Tut's henchmen steal a string of amber beads.

: Batman


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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.

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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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