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: as Radio 2

: Playground

David Rider looks back over 1980 with two of the year's best guest presenters, Kim Munro from Nottingham and Kevin Greening from Bristol.
Keith Chegwin dips into the Postbag and there is Christmas music from Coloma School Choir


Unknown: Kim Munro
Unknown: Kevin Greening
Producer: John Sparrow

: Tony Blackburn

with Junior Choice


Producer: Don George

: Steve Wright


Producer: Ron Belchier

: Adrian Juste


DJ: Adrian Juste
Producer: Dave Price

: A King in New York

Jonathan King with his personal view of American events.


Unknown: Jonathan King
Producer: Stuart Grundy

: Paul Gambaccini

: Rock on Saturday

Music, news, interviews and more music with full coverage of the national and international rock scene.
Introduced by Tommy Vance
Including at 6.31 In Concert featuring
Joe Jackson
Producers JEFF GRIFFIN and PETE RITZEMA with America's best-selling albums and singles and from 3.0 a countdown of the US Top 30


Introduced By: Tommy Vance
Unknown: Joe Jackson
Producers: Jeff Griffin
Producers: Pete Ritzema
Producer: Ted Beston

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.

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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