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Introduced by David Rider and young presenter Janet Palmer with Keith Chegwin's Postbag and including Headline Spotters.


Presenter: David Rider
Presenter: Janet Palmer
Presenter: Keith Chegwin
Producer: John Sparrow

: Tony Blackburn

with Junior Choice
Requests, on postcards please, to: Junior Choice, BBC, London WIA 4WW


Producer: Don George

: Peter Powell



Producer: Dave Atkey

: 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 30


Producer: Mike Hawkes

: Rock on Saturday

Introduced by Tommy Vance
Music, news, interviews and more music, with full coverage of the national and international rock scene including at 6.31 this week's In Concert featuring Girl
The Boys
Presented by Alan Black Producers JEFF GRIFFIN and TREVOR DANN


Introduced By: Tommy Vance
Presented By: Alan Black
Producers: Jeff Griffin
Producers: Trevor Dann

: Steve Wright


Producer: Ted Beston

: Al Matthews

Discovatin' with two hours of the best of soul and disco. Producer TONY HALE BBC Manchester

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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