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: Playground

A magazine for the young and the young at heart
Introduced by David Rider, with Keith Chegwin and Maggie Philbin. Fun, information, competitions and music, with some surprise items.
Letters to: Playground Postbag, [address removed]


Unknown: Keith Chegwin
Unknown: Maggie Philbin.
Producer: Ted Beston

: Tony Blackburn

with Junior Choice

: Peter Powell



Producer: Ron Belchier

: My Top 12

Andy Peebles invites Midge Ure of Ultravox to choose 12 of his all-time favourite music tracks for an imaginary album.


Presenter: Andy Peebles
Guest: Midge Ure
Producer: Dave Tate

: Adrian Juste


DJ: Adrian Juste Producer: Ron Belchier

: A King in New York

Jonathan King 's personal view of American events


Presenter: Jonathan King

: Richard Skinner

with America's latest hits and a countdown of the US Top 30.


DJ: Richard Skinner Producer: Kevin Howlett

: Walters' Weekly

From Rauschenberg to rockabilly, from jogging to juggling. Food, fashion and football. Each week John Walters looks at different aspects of the arts, leisure and entertainment.


Presenter/Producer: John Walters
Producer: Chris Lycett

: Rock On

Music, news, interviews and more music, with full coverage of the national and international rock scene. Introduced by Richard Skinner.


Presenter: Richard Skinner
Producer: Pete Ritzema

: In Concert

featuring Grand Prix and The Mechanics
Introduced by Tommy Vance.


Presenter: Tommy Vance
Musicians: Grand Prix and the Mechanics
Producer: Jeff Griffin

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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