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as Radio 2 (page 24)

: News; weather

RAC traffic report

: Astley Jones

with Sunday Scene. Music and information about what you can do or where you can go this Sunday.

: Quest

: You Don't Have to be Jewish

but if you are. you'll find this programme particularly interesting.
Produced and presented by MICHAEL FREEDLAND


Presented By: Michael Freedland

: News Extra

Reporters investigate an important issue in the news affecting London.

: Holiday Scene

A consumer's guide to where to spend this year's holiday.
Produced and presented by TONY FREEMAN and FRANK DAWES


Presented By: Tony Freeman
Presented By: Frank Dawes

: Charlie Gillett

with Honky Tonk. Twenty years of rock 'n' roll.

: Steve Barnard

with Reggae Time. An hour of the best in black music.

: Bob Powel

with London Country. The latest country music and some of the stars.


Producer: Margaret Tschirren

: Roger Hurrell

with Sound Out. What's new in folk, beat and gospel music from London groups.

: The Play's the Thing

A weekly programme about amateur theatre.
Produced and presented by NORMAN DE MESQUITA


Presented By: Norman de Mesquita

: Alvar Lidell Reads.... Fanny Burney

Alvar Lidell continues his series of readings. This week his subject is Fanny Burney who describes an encounter with Napoleon Bonaparte :


Unknown: Alvar Lidell
Unknown: Fanny Burney
Unknown: Napoleon Bonaparte
Producer: Roger Clark

: Rail

Introduced by JIM PALM


Introduced By: Jim Palm
Producer: Margaret Tschirren

: Orange and Lemon Club

For children, with songs, stories and quizzes.


Unknown: James Jones

: Darpan

A magazine for Bengali-speaking listeners.

: Jharokha

A magazine for Hindi- and Urdu-speaking listeners.


as Radio 2 (p 24)

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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