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as Radio 2 (page. 30)

: News; weather

and traffic reports

: Astley Jones

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.

: 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

: Sports Line

London's original sports phone-in. Your chance to talk to tennis player Mark Cox , one of the stars of the Benson and Hedges Tournament at Wembley.
Presented by Norman de Mesquita


Unknown: Mark Cox
Presented By: Norman de Mesquita

: Charlie Gillett

with Honky Tonk
Thirty years of rock 'n' roll

: Steve Barnard

with Reggae Time

: Holiday Scene

A consumer's 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 LAVCOCK and MARY


Unknown: Malcolm Lavcock

: Orange and Lemon Club

specially 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

RAF Museum, Hendon Part 2
This week in the second of two programmes from the Royal Air Force Museum. JOHN SNAGGE looks at the Battle of Britain. He talks to two men who helped to win it, Group Captain Sir Douglas Bader , who lost both legs in a flying accident and was captured after a collision with enemy aircraft; and Wing Commander Stanford-Tuck, who fought over Dunkirk, had 27 confirmed victories, was twice wounded and baled out four times.


Unknown: John Snagge
Unknown: Sir Douglas Bader
Producer: Roger Clark

: Mean Streets

The second in a series of six stories of working-class London in the late 19th century.
Introduced by PETER KEATING
' Now it is not decent for a factory girl from Limehouse to go bank-holidaying under any but a hat of plush with an ostrich feather, pink or scarlet or what not. Lizerunt knew this, and, had she had no bloke would have stayed at home.'


Unknown: Arthur Morrison
Read By: Mary Sheen
Introduced By: Peter Keating
Producer: Chris Mohr

: 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 YEOMANS


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.

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