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: News; weather;

The Early Show (R2)

: Rush Hour

Join the human race each morning with Radio London's get-up-and-go breakfast show. News, travel, personalities, issues, music, sport Fixed points:
News, weather and travel prospects on the hour and half-hour
6.55 Long distance road report
7.45, 8.45 What's on today
7.50, 8.50 Seaside weather
8.55 Shopping guide (Mon, Thurs, Fri)

: Downtown

Music and dedications

: Woman in Town

HILARY OSBORN invites you to join her in putting forward the feminine angle on what goes on in London
Face to Face: A series in which a psychiatrist talks to people with problems
Plus Radio London's monthly look at the latest beauty products available


Unknown: Hilary Osborn

: Listen Children

nick HANDEL with a story for the under-fives

: Melody on the Move

ROBIN RICHMOND at the cinema organ

: Music Box

: Capital City

The news from London this morning

: Radio Newsreel

Despatches from BBC Correspondents all over the world

: Call In

Telephone DAVID SIMMONS on [number removed]with your views, pet hates and problems, or talk to his studio guests live on Radio London
Including at 2.0* lunchtime cricket scores


Unknown: David Simmons

: Capital Idea

Some discoveries connected with London: a series for primary schools Today: Printing

: Tiptoe

The world of nature that children can discover in a big city Today: Three Bags Full

: Come, Let's Learn English

For Asian immigrants

: David Hamilton (R1)

including at 4.0
News and Travel Special

: Newsbreak

including teatime cricket scores

: Home Run

End the day with ROBBIE VINCENT 'S relaxing mixture of topics, personalities and music Fixed points:
5.15 Scotland Yard Calling
5.35 What's on today
5.52 Greyhound tips


Unknown: Robbie Vincent

: London News Desk

The international, national and London news of the day, including London Weather Centre at 6.10*

: Today in the City

The investors' guide to today's financial highlights

: Sports News

: Close-Up

: The Jobfinders

: Woman in Town

: All That Jazz

100 minutes of jazz music with album reviews, guest interviews and news of all the jazz events in and around London
8.20 DON DIVE with the big band and nostalgic vintage sounds
8.50 BRIAN PRIESTLEY plays and discusses classic jazz and contemporary trends


Unknown: Don Dive
Unknown: Brian Priestley


as Radio 2 (page 30) 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

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