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: Pat Sharp

: Mike Read

: Simon Bates

featuring events, birthdays and anniversaries, Including today'sbirthday horoscope (for the coming year) and the next seven days' horoscopes for Virgo and Libra.

: Dave Lee Travis

featuring 12 O'Clock Rock Replay, Themes a Good Idea and Double Act. including at 12.30 pm
Newsbeat with Frank Partridge


Unknown: Frank Partridge

: Steve Wright

: Richard Skinner

Including at 5.30
Newsbeat with Frank Partridge

: Radio 1 Mailbag

Anne Nightingale presents a special edition featuring letters from a selection of the year's Mailbag guests. Also Radio 1 DJs air their opinions on a variety of topics.
Send your problems, comments, questions and criticisms to: Radio 1 Mailbag, BBC, [address removed].
The Mailbag phone-line [number removed] is open every Wednesday from 7.00 to 10.00 pm


Presenter: Anne Nightingale
Producer: Jude Howells

: David Jensen

: John Peel's Festive 50/50

Not only your 50 all-time favourites, but also the top 50 compiled from your choice of this year's releases.
Tonight numbers 10 past and present. Also included are some of this year's best sessions.


DJ: 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.

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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