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: Good Fishing

: News; Weather

traffic, shopping and sport

: The London Gardener

Advice on all types of gardens and gardening. Producer JOHN MURRAY


Producer: John Murray

: Jan Chester

with Saturday Scene
Music and what's happening in and around town today. Phone in your dedications on [number removed]

: Sportscene

NORMAN DE MESQUITA and the Radio London sports team on weekend sport.


Unknown: Norman de Mesquita

: The Robbie Vincent Show

including an hour of soul

: Bob Powel

with London Country
In today's all music show you can hear discs by SLIM WHITMAN, DON WIL LIAMS, CRYSTAL GAYLE and BILLIE jo SPEARS among many others,


Unknown: Don Wil

: Marjorie Bilbow

with Close-up
Comments and facts about new films with scenes and music from soundtracks, interviews with screen personalities, competitions and quizzes to test your memory of movies old and movies not so old.

: Between the Covers

In today's edition, JOHN WAITE talks to the ' enfant terible ' of the modern English novel, Martin Amis : and TV Scriptwriter Allan Prior talks about his career as novelist and screenwriter.


Talks: John Waite
Unknown: Martin Amis
Talks: Allan Prior

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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