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: Dave Lee Travis


Producer: Ron Belchier

: Simon Bates

including The Golden Hour and Our Tune Producer dave atkey

: Paul Burnett

Producer Malcolm brown including at 12.30 pm Newsbeat with Richard Skinner


Producer: Malcolm Brown
Unknown: Richard Skinner

: Andy Peebles

including Your All-Time Top-Ten
Producer paul WILLIAMS

: Kid Jensen

Producer dave TATE including at 5.30 Newsbeat with Richard Skinner


Unknown: Richard Skinner

: Stayin' Alive

with Kid Jensen
Anaesthesia from inhaling 'laughing gas' and ether became general practice by 1847. That same year it was first applied in midwifery and chloroform was found to have anaesthetic properties. Other general anaesthetics are injected with a hypodermic needle, such as scopolamine and morphine, used to produce 'twilight sleep' during childbirth, for example.
The earliest local anaesthetic was cold. Now drugs are most commonly used, particularly cocaine and its derivatives.
Dr Alan Maryon-Davis today talks of anaesthesia and the administration and effects of anaesthetics.
Working for a living can involve you in many complex situations. Alison Rice talks about you and your rights as a worker, and gives advice about such matters as taking time off, having a baby, being dismissed, redundancy, what to do if your employer goes bust and signing on. If you have problems you can always turn to your local employment or social security office or Citizens' Advice Bureau, whose advice is free.


Presenter: Kid Jensen
Presenter: Alison Rice
Presenter: Dr Alan Maryon-Davis
Producer: Malcolm Brown

: Mike Read

Producer chris lycett


Producer: Chris Lycett

: Newsbeat

with Steve Cape


Unknown: Steve Cape

: John Peel



Producer: John Walters

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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