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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

: Newsbeat

with Ian Parkinson


Unknown: Ian Parkinson

: Gary Davies

begins his show with a rundown of this week's Top 40 discs.

: Steve Wright and Janice Long

are joined by a group of special children for an Edwardian Christmas Eve party in the Banqueting Hall at Beaulieu Abbey in Hampshire.


Producers: Dave Atkey.
Producers: Roger Lewis

: Newsbeat

with Ian Parkinson


Unknown: Ian Parkinson

: Bruno Brookes

At 6.30 Bruno reviews the new Top 40 singles chart.

: Janice Long

with music on record and in session, and at
9.0 John Walters presents a diary of the last seven days.


Unknown: John Walters

: Gary Byrd's Christmas Inspirations

Gary Byrd presents a Christmas feast of sweet inspirational music, including a concert from The Inspirational Choir. Producer JOHN LEONARD BBC Manchester
• HEAR THIS! page 21


Unknown: Gary Byrd

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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