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: Playground

Introduced by David Rider and including Headline Spotters.


Introduced by: David Rider
Producer: Don George

: Ed Stewart

with Junior Choice


Producer: Roger Pusey

: Peter Powell



Producer: Ted Beston

: Adrian Juste



Producer: Dave Price

: Paul Gambaccini

with America's best-selling albums and singles and from 3.0 A countdown of the US Top 40.


Producer: Mike Hawkes

: Rock On

Introduced and produced by Stuart Grundy


Presenter/Producer: Stuart Grundy

: It's Rock 'n' Roll

Stuart Colman introduces an hour of rock 'n' roll with records and studio guest Mickey Jupp Producer DAVE PRICE


Introduces: Stuart Colman
Unknown: Mickey Jupp
Producer: Dave Price

: In Concert

The Pirates from Penzance
Plus Blazer Blazer Introduced by PETE DRUMMOND


Introduced By: Pete Drummond
Producer: Jeff Griffin

: Mike Read

plays music for Saturday night.
Producer TONY HALE BBC Manchester

: Discovatin'

Live from the Playhouse Club. Turn up the volume for two hours of non-stop dancing action featuring tonight's band Matumbi
Producer TONY HALE BBC Manchester

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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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