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: Simon Bates

The Golden Hour
Past, Present and Future Our Tune
First to Lost: the Peter Frampton Hit File
First achieving public attention in the 60s group, The Herd. where he was probably most noticed for his baby-faced good looks, it was sheer guitar-playing ability which eventually established Peter Frampton as an impressive rock performer. Although his talent was to some extent realised in Humble Pie - a band whose line-up included Steve Marriott , formerly of the Small Faces - it was not until Frampton elected to go solo that his career flourished. With his hugely successful album, 'Frampton Comes Alive', which provided three hit singles Peter Frampton stormed his way into the US charts.
Today and each day this week you can hear a Frampton chart success.

: Peter Powell

including this week s new Top 40 discs including at 12.30 pm Newsbeat with Laurie Mayer


Unknown: Laurie Mayer

: Tony Blackburn

: Kid Jensen

including at 5.30 Newsbeat with Laurie Mayer


Unknown: Laurie Mayer

: Personal Call

Radio 1's Phone-in
Sue Cook invites you to phone in and speak to a leading personality.
The lines are open from 6.0 pm today.


Presenter: Sue Cook
Producer: Chris Riley

: Andy Peebles

: Newsbeat

with Peter Mayne


Unknown: Peter Mayne

: John Peel

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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