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as Radio 2 (page 30)

: News; weather

and traffic report

: John Kay

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

: Quest

The churches - their involvement in and around London, their faith and the issues they face.

: News Extra

Reporters investigate an important issue in the news affecting London.

: You don't have to be Jewish

The world through Jewish eyes. but not necessarily for Jewish ears.
Produced and presented by MICHAEL FREEDLAND


Presented By: Michael Freedland

: Sports Line

London's original sports phone-in. Your chance to talk to a London sporting personality. This week: Chris Finnegan


Unknown: Chris Finnegan

: Charlie Gillett

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

: Steve Barnard

with Reggae Time
An hour and a half of the best black music.

: Holiday Scene

A consumers' guide to holidays, at home and abroad, where to go 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

: What Now?

New ideas and opportunities in a young world, with MALCOLM LAYCOCK and MARY


Unknown: Malcolm Laycock

: Orange and Lemon Club

Especially for children, with stories, songs and a chance to get out and about in London. Producer OWEN SPENCER-THOMAS

: The Play's the Thing

A weekly programme about amateur theatre

: John Snagge's London

Alexandra Palace (Part 1)
Forty years ago this week, the BBC started the world's first public high-definition television service at Alexandra Palace. The studio where the first programme was broadcast is still in operation. JOHN SNAGGF. visits it in the company of one -of the early television pioneers, Donald Monro , to find out how things have changed.


Unknown: John Snaggf.
Unknown: Donald Monro
Producer: Roger Clark

: Scenes from Pickwick

Read by Tom VERNON (8) A party in Lant Street


Read By: Tom Vernon

: Live and Learn

News, reviews, opinions and advice from the world of education for parents and teachers.


Producer: Keith Yeomans

: London Sounds Eastern

Music, ideas and a what's on guide for London's Asian communities presented by VERNON COREA


Presented By: Vernon Corea
Producer: Keith Yeomans

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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