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: as Radio 2

: Mike Read

Producer DAVE TATE


Producer: Dave Tate

: Simon Bates

featuring events, birthdays and anniversaries on this day through the years


Producer: Malcolm Brown

: Dave Lee Travis

Including at 12.30 pm Newsbeat with Ian Parkinson


Producer: Paul Williams

: Paul Burnett

starts off his show with a Top Three memory jogger plus Fun at Three - a daily comedy classic and Jukebox Junction - a country classic for those on the move.


Producer: Dave Price

: Peter Powell

including from 5.0-5.30 The Record Race - a chance to win the Top Ten records.
Producer DAVE ATKEY including at
Newsbeat with Ian Parkinson


Producer: Dave Atkey
Unknown: Ian Parkinson

: Stayin' Alive

with Andy Peebles Photographer Joe Partridge gives tips on Christmas photography and suggests Christmas gifts for photographers. Alison Rice looks forward to this year's Christmas parties and Dr Alan Maryon-Davis and Andy visit Stoke Mandeville to find out how Jimmy Savile 's appeal helps the patients at this famous hospital.


Unknown: Andy Peebles
Unknown: Photographer Joe Partridge
Unknown: Alison Rice
Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon-Davis
Unknown: Jimmy Savile

: David Jensen



Producer: Mike Hawkes

: John Peel



Producer: Chris Lycett

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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