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: News; weather;

The Early Show <R2)

: Saturday Scene

News, London Weather Centre, and motoring prospects. Places you can go and people you can meet this Saturday.

: Good Fishing

: Saturday Scene

Second edition

: The London Gardener

JOHN WARREN with what you should be doing in the garden


Unknown: John Warren

: From Nine Until Eleven

In the company of STAN CHIDGEY and CHRIS BOON. talking with you and playing your music Producer david CARTER


Unknown: Chris Boon.
Producer: David Carter

: Shindig

A Saturday club for all Londoners aged 7 to 13. Come to the studios and join NICK HUGHES


Unknown: Nick Hughes

: Read All About It

with JEANNINE MCMULLEN : The best in children's books


Unknown: Jeannine McMullen

: It's Saturday

ROBBIE VINCENT 'S feast Of pop. with competitions, records and things. Dedications on [number removed]


Unknown: Robbie Vincent

: Close-Up

New films and their stars

: The Other Programme

PAUL OWENS with music for a summer afternoon, plus teatime cricket scores at 4.30*


Unknown: Paul Owens


as Radio 2 (page 20) 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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