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: as Radio 2

: Simon Bates

with The Golden Hour Part 1: 1979

: Andy Peebles

: Newsbeat

with Peter Mayne


Unknown: Peter Mayne

: Paul Burnett

: Simon Bates

with The Golden Hour
Part 2 - this day through the years

: Peter Powell

including at 5.30 Newsbeat with Peter Mayne

: Radio 1 Mailbag

Anne Nightingale and Adrian Love feature listeners' letters on almost any subject.
The Mailbag phone-line [number removed]is open every Wednesday from 7.0 to
10.0 pm
This phone-line message came in from two listeners in Burnley:
' We're calling to see if we can get things straightened out about the image of the North West. We don't live in the flat-cap, black puding and clogs era and we don't walk around kicking cans. We do not all listen to brass bands, as most producers seem to think when choosing the opening music for programmes about the North West. and the famous Lancashire dialect is virtually dead, apart from the few old people and looney preservation societies who try to keep it going. And please could DJS, when reading out requests from someone in the North West stop putting on a pseudo-Lancashire accent. And finally, as far as Burnley is concerned, it is not all filthy smoking chimneys and grimey backstreets. And the majority of people do not live in terraced houses.'
Send your problems, comments, Questions and criticisms to: Radio 1 Mailbap. BBC, London WIA 4WW


Unknown: Adrian Love

: Mike Read

: 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.

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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.

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