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: Rush Hour

News, travel, personalities, issues, music, sport
News, weather and travel prospects on the hour and half-hour
6.45. 7.45, 8.45 What's on today
6.55 Long-distance road report
8.55 (Mon, Thurs, Fri) Shopping guide


Unknown: Laurie Mayer

: Woman in Town

9.34 JENNY THOMPSON with music and dedications
10.34 JILL EVANS with topics and ideas to discuss, and people you'd like to meet
11.20 HELEN DICKINSON with a story for the under-5s


Unknown: Jenny Thompson
Unknown: Jill Evans
Unknown: Helen Dickinson

: Morning Melody

Non-stop music till midday

: Capital City

The Radio London news team with news and current trends

: Call In

Phone DAVID Simmons on [number removed]with your views, pet hates and problems, or talk to his studio guests live on Radio London


Unknown: David Simmons

: Bubble and Squeak

A children's club for the younger primary age-group This week: Water

: Time for a Story

A magic stranger finds himself lost in London. He meets some friends and they have many adventures together
3.34 Alan Freeman (Rl) including at 4.0
News and Travel Special


Unknown: Alan Freeman

: Home Run

End the day with Richard VAUGHAN 'S relaxing mixture of topics, personalities and music
5.0, 5.30, 5.55 Travel prospects
5.15 Scotland Yard calling
5.35 What's on today
5.52 Greyhound tips
Today's special spots: Architecture; pets


Unknown: Richard Vaughan

: London News Desk

The international, national and London news of the day, and at 6.8 London Weather Centre

: Today in the City

The investors' guide to today's financial highlights

: Close-Up

: The Jobfinders

: Woman in Town

JILL EVANS 'S morning spot


Unknown: Jill Evans

: Newsbreak

: All that Jazz

110 minutes of jazz music with album reviews, guest interviews and news of all the jazz events in and around London
8.10 DON DIVE with the Big Band and nostalgic vintage sounds
8.50 BRIAN PRIESTLEY plays and discusses classic jazz and contemporary trends


Unknown: Brian Priestley

: Newsbreak

10.4 as Radio 2 (page 44) until closedown

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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