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as Radio 2 (page 32)

: News; weather

and traffic report

: Astley Jones

with Sunday Scene

: 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

Presented and produced by MICHAEL FREEDLAND


Produced By: Michael Freedland

: * From the Cenotaph

Two Minutes'. Silence
The Last Post
(The whole ceremonyonR4: 10.33*) Big Ben

: * Sports Line

London's original sports phone-in. Your chance to talk to a London sporting personality. This week's guest is a representative of the sports council

: Charlie Gillett

with Honky Tonk

: 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.
Presented and produced by TONY FREEMAN and FRANK DAWES


Produced By: Tony Freeman
Produced By: Frank Dawes

: What Now?

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


Unknown: Malcolm Laycock

: Orange and Lemon Club

Especially for children, with stories, songs and a chance to get out and about in London.

: The Play's the Thing

A weekly programme about amateur theatre

: John Snagge's London

Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon. Part 1
In the first of two programmes JOHN SNAGGE visits the only British National Museum devoted solely to the history of aviation and talks to its director Dr John Tanner. Among the exhibits they look at are one of Bleriot's original mono planes, a Vickers Gunbus and Wellington and Lancaster bombers. They also examine Sir Barnes Wallis 's 10-ton bomb and the bouncing bomb that destroyed the German dams. Producer ROGER CLARK


Unknown: Dr John Tanner.
Unknown: Sir Barnes Wallis
Producer: Roger Clark

: Mean Streets

A series of six stories of working-class London in the late 19th century 1: A Streetby ARTHUR MORRISON Read by Mary Sheen with an introduction bv PETER KEATING
' Many and misty are peoples's notions of the East End; and each is ./ commonly but the distorted shadow of a minor feature.... Producer


Unknown: Arthur Morrison
Read By: Mary Sheen
Unknown: Peter Keating
Unknown: Chris Moiir

: 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. Producer KEITH YEOMAN :


Presented By: Vernon Corea.
Producer: Keith Yeoman

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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