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: Saturday Scene

Starting with the news, full London weather forecast. jnd motoring prospects, places you can go and people you can meet this Saturday, plus weekend sport and at:
7.30 Good Fishing
8.45 The London Gardener
Ring JOHN WARREN on [number removed]with your gardening problem or just to ask a question


Unknown: Bill Dolman
Unknown: John Warren

: From Nine till Eleven

PAM DENTON and STAN CHIDGEY with a miscellany of music. dedications and competitions to suit all the family


Unknown: Pam Denton
Unknown: Stan Chidgey

: Shindig

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


Unknown: Nick Hughes

: Sports Preview

NORMAN DE MESQUITA with a summary of the major sporting events in and around London this afternoon

: It's Saturday

ROBBIE VINCENT with the best of the week's LP tracks and the cream of the new 45s, plus your chance to pick the rocket and take advantage of the Saturday lunchtime diala-dedication service


Unknown: Robbie Vincent

: Close Up

MARJORIE BILBOW 'S guide to the new films in town


Unknown: Marjorie Bilbow

: The Other Programme

PAUL OWENS with an afternoon of easy listening music from album tracks and studio guests


Unknown: Paul Owens

: News; football

League, non-league, and senior amateur results

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.

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