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: Simon Bates

The Golden Hour
Past, Present and Future First to Last: the Leo Sayer Hit File and Our Tune


Unknown: Leo Sayer

: Paul Burnett

including at 12.30 pm Newsbeat with Laurie Mayer


Unknown: Laurie Mayer

: Tony Blackburn

: Kid Jensen

including at 5.30 Newsbeat with Laurie Mayer and at 6.
The New Album Chart


Unknown: Laurie Mayer

: Talkabout

' I personally educate myself more by watching The Muppets.'
To be honest, I was disappointed that nobody said anything I found totally infuriating.'
' I cannot understand why air time is wasted on chat shows by persons who, to say the least, do not know how to express themselves.'
' Though I hardly ever agree with you. a truly thought-provoking programme in these days of non-stop, boring box-watching.'
Talkabout is a pop current affairs programme. It brings together the opinions of some under-20s, some ' experts ' and a Celebrity (or two). Cindy Kent tries to keep control.
If you'd like to be a panellist, drop a line to Talkabout, BBC. London WIA 4WW, saying your interests are.


Unknown: Cindy Kent
Producer: Sue Davies

: Andy Peebles

: Newsbeat

with Peter Mayne


Unknown: Peter Mayne

: John Peel

with Radio 2 through the night

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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