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as Radio 2

: News

RAC traffic report, weather

: Astley Jones

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

: 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

Our reporters investigate an important issue in the news affecting London.

: Holiday Scene

A consumer's guide to where to spend next year's holiday, and how to get good value for money.
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

plays Hie best in country music and talks to one of Canada's most famous singer/songwriters. Dick Damron


Unknown: Dick Damron
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 abovit amateur theatre.
Produced and presented by NORMAN DE MESQUITA


Presented By: Norman de Mesquita

: Alvar Lidell reads ... Thomas Creevey

In 1815 Thomas Creevey described the background to the Battle of Waterloo. fainted away ...


Unknown: Thomas Creevey
Producer: Roger Clarke

: Getting Going

For the disabled in London. Presented by MARILYN ALLEN


Presented By: Marilyn Allen

: Orange and Lemon Club



Unknown: James Jones
Unknown: Richard Bewes

: Darpan

For Bengali-speaking listeners.

: Jharokha

A magazine for Hindi- and Urdu-speaking listeners.

: When You Were Young

Tonight's story could have happened to you when you were young -did it?

: John Snagge's London

The City of Westminster
The first of three monthly programmes in which John Snagge takes a personal look at some of the historical sites and curiosities to be seen in the capital. This month he visits Westminster, starting inside the clock tower of He then looks at the remains of the Tudor sports centre in Downing Street, Henry VIII 's wine cellar beneath the Ministry of Defence in Whitehall, Queen Mary's steps and the pump room beneath Trafalgar Square. JOHN SNAGGE also visits the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace to see the Coronation coach, Edward III 's jewel tower, the waxworks at Westminster Abbey, the Admiralty Board Room and Churchill's secret underground wartime headquarters at Storey's Gate. Technical presentation GRAHAM CLIFFORD and GODFREY FERRIES Producer ROGER CLARK
The next programme in this series can be heard on Sunday 4 April when John Snagge looks at the River.


Unknown: John Snagge
Unknown: Henry Viii
Unknown: John Snagge
Unknown: Edward Iii
Unknown: Graham Clifford
Producer: Roger Clark
Unknown: John Snagge

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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