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: News; weather;

Simon Bates (R2)


Unknown: Simon Bates

: Rush Hour


: Downtown

SUSIE BARNES with guest of the week PETER PURVES


Unknown: Peter Purves

: In Town

with CHRIS MOHR and JENNY THOMPSON reflects life in London today


Unknown: Chris Mohr
Unknown: Jenny Thompson

: Call In-1



Unknown: David Simmons

: Call In - 2

: 206 Showcase - 1

PAUL OWENS with easy-listening music


Unknown: Paul Owens

: Question Time

A live broadcast of Question Time from the GLC Chambers at County Hall

: Matter of Fact

KEITH YEOMANS explores a current London issue


Unknown: Keith Yeomans

: Home Run

Including London News Desk at 5.0, 6.0

: In Town

: Lobby

Your mp in the Radio London studios. What's he doing in the House of Commons? How has Parliament's business affected you?

: All that Jazz

BRIAN PRIESTLEY introduces 90 minutes of jazz music covering all styles of jazz, with star guests


Introduces: Brian Priestley

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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