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: Adrian John

The Early Show Is ... ... not hogging the bathroom

: Mike Read

: Richard Skinner

Hits and headlines from 1968 and 1973, The
Birthday File, Our Tune, your daily horoscope and Headlines.

: Mike Smith

Beginning at 12.45 pm Mike gives a rundown of this week's Top 40 discs, your first chance to hear the new chart and at 1.05 the Radio 1 Day-to-Day Challenge Including at 12.30 Newsbeat with Frank Partridge


DJ: Mike Smith
Newsreader: Frank Partridge

: Steve Wright

: Peter Powell

Beginning at 6.5 Peter reviews the new Top 40 singles chart
Including at 5.30 Newsbeat with Frank Partridge

: David Jensen

David Jensen 's show now combines music with conversation on many different topics. He explains why he enjoys the new style:
. In some ways the more bizarre the subject, the better I like It. Recently we've covered things as diverse as glue sniffing, sausages, the NHS and duvets versus sheets. The Interviews are not all music-related but they do tange from Nick Heyward. very much an upfront rock personality, to bands like Death Cult, who are a cult In the true sense.
But we also cover a lot of middle ground. With John Peel I've tried to build up an Identity for Radio 1 in the evenings -
" Night time Radio 1 ". I hope people are drawn to it. So far the reaction has been very positive.'


Unknown: David Jensen
Unknown: Nick Heyward.
Unknown: John Peel

: 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.

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