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: as Radio 2

: Mike Read

: Simon Bates

Featuring events, birthdays and anniversaries on this day through the years.


DJ: Simon Bates

: Andy Peebles

: Newsbeat

with Peter Mayne


Unknown: Peter Mayne

: Paut Burnett

including this week's Top 40 discs - your first chance to hear the new chart.

: Steve Wright

: Peter Powell

including at 5.30 Newsbeat with Peter Mayne and at 6.00 a review of the new Top 40 singles chart.


DJ: Peter Powell

: Talkabout

Adrian Love chairs Radio 1's open forum - an opportunity for schools and clubs to choose a subject, provide a panel and pick the programme's music
This week with a group from Beacon School, Crowborough, in East Sussex
One of the guest speakers is Chairman of the Sports Council, Dickie Jeeps, taking part in a discussion on the relationship between sport and politics - which hit the headlines again with the recent Robin Jackman and South African blacklist affair.
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If you or your school or club haMG strong tjietcs on any subject that needs a good airing, contact: Talkabout, BBC, Radio 1, [address removed]


Unknown: Adrian Love
Unknown: Dickie Jeeps

: Richard Skinner

: 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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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