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: as Radio 2

: Mike Read

: Simon Bates

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

: Dave Lee Travis

DLT takes you unawares yet again with his own brandofhumourand whimsicality. There's a mixture of surprise phone-calls, unpredictable music (be it up-front, down-and-out, soul or album tracks) - and the regular 12
O'Clock Rock and Replay spots. Whether your taste in rock 'n' roll is for the Coasters or the Crows there's something for you at 12 o'clock - a selection of hits from the classic era and some lesser-known tracks. He'll keep you guessing with Replay - can you identify the mystery voice and guess who said what to whom, and why? including at 12.30 pm Newsbeat with Peter Mayne


Unknown: Peter Mayne

: Paul Burnett

: Steve Wright

: Peter Powell

with the Record Race from 5.0-5.30 - a chance to win the Top Ten singles
Including at 5.30 Newsbeat with Peter Mayne

: Radio 1 Mailbag

Anne Nightingale and Adrian Love feature listeners' letters on almost any subject.
The Mailbag phone-line
[number removed], is open every Wednesday 7.0-10.0 pm or write to:
Radio 1 Mailbag, BBC, London WIA 4WW


Unknown: Adrian Love

: David Jensen

: 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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