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: Adrian John

: Mike Read

: Simon Bates

Hits and headlines from two mystery years, The Birthday File, Our Tune and your daily horoscope.

: Gary Davies

featuring the Radio 1 Day-to-Day Challenge
The 12.20 Connection and The Sloppy Bit including at 12.30 pm
Newsbeat with Ian Parkinson


Unknown: Ian Parkinson

: Mark Page


DJ: Mark Page
Producer: Phil Ward-Large

: Select-a-Disc with Peter Powell

If you're one of the lucky ones chosen, Peter will ring you live on the air and you can select your favourite Top 40 hit and have a dedication. Just send a postcard with your name, address and telephone number to: Peter Powell, Select a Disc, BBC Radio 1, [address removed]


DJ: Peter Powell
Producer: Chris Lycett

: Newsbeat

with Ian Parkinson


Unknown: Ian Parkinson

: Roundtable

Star artists and guest DJs join Richard Skinner in reviewing this week's record releases. Producer JOHN WALTERS


Unknown: Richard Skinner
Producer: John Walters

: Andy Peebles

kicks off the weekend with some of the best in rock music and a topical look at the sporting calendar. Producer JEFF GRIFFIN


Producer: Jeff Griffin

: The Friday Rock Show

with Tommy Vance
Classic rock music, past and present, featuring Dio in concert, recorded as part of his 1984 tour


Unknown: Tommy Vance
Producer: Tony Wilson

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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