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: as Radio 2

: Mike Read

: Simon Bates

: Dave Lee Travis

with the Radio 1 Roadshow today from Yaverland, Sandown, Isle of Wight

: Newsbeat

with Peter Mayne


Unknown: Peter Mayne

: Paul Burnett

including two golden oldies in today's Firm Offer

: Andy Peebles

: Peter Powell

at 6.0 a review of the new Top 30 album chart including at 5.30 Newsbeat with Peter Mayne

: Paul Gambaccini

with an appreciation of Sam Cooke
' He was my favourite pop music hero,' says PAUL GAMBACCINI , ' and along with Chuck Berry was one of the first popular singers who wrote their own material. ' He possessed this wonderfully emotive voice, the versatility of which could give a totally new dimension to different songs - ranging from gospel orientated chorals to an earthy, almost sexual sound. 1 Tire diversity of the material he recorded (he had over 14 major hits in the States), made him a master of pop records and a hero for Black America in his time.'


Unknown: Sam Cooke
Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Chuck Berry
Producer: Teddy Warrick

: 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.

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