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with the Breakfast Crew

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with Ian Parkinson


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: Bruno Brookes

looks at this week's Top 40.

: Three at 30

Radio 1 celebrates Tamla Motown's 30th birthday with tributes to three of the label's brightest stars.
3: A Soul Divided: the Life and Music of Marvin Gaye
At the age of 5, Marvin Gaye was singing in a gospel church choir. By the time of his tragic death 40 years later, he'd been dubbed 'the tormented genius of soul'. Throughout his life, Marvin poured his feelings into song - and created some of the finest pop music ever recorded. Stuart Grundy tells the story of Motown's most wayward son. With contributions from Marvin Gaye, Frankie Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and others. Written and produced by JEAN PENNINGTON


Unknown: Marvin Gaye
Unknown: Marvin Gaye
Unknown: Stuart Grundy
Unknown: Marvin Gaye
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Unknown: Stevie Wonder
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Produced By: Jean Pennington

: John Peel

: Nicky Campbell

goes Into the Night

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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