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: Simon Mayo

At 11.45, the God of the Day chooses who should be on their cloud and who should be sent a thunderbolt.

: Lunchtime Show

Including at 12.30-12.45 Newsbeat

: Nicky Campbell

with Drivetime
Including at 5.30-5.45 Newsbeat

: Evening Session

with Steve Lamacq and Jo Whiley , more from Carter USM and tomorrow's hits today.


Unknown: Steve LamacQ
Unknown: Jo Whiley

: The Story of Pop

Alan Freeman gets on his surfboard and goes back to the days of the West Coast sound of Jan and Dean and the Beach Boys. The show includes a rare interview with the genius behind the harmonies, Beach Boy Brian Wilson , plus band members Al Jardine and Mike Love , and Dean Torrence from
Jan and Dean.
Producer Paul Kent


Unknown: Alan Freeman
Unknown: Brian Wilson
Unknown: Al Jardine
Unknown: Mike Love
Unknown: Dean Torrence
Producer: Paul Kent

: Mark Radcliffe

live from Manchester's
Palace of Glittering Delights.

: Lynn Parsons

with the Erogenous Zone, dedications and some of the best early-morning music.

: Bruno Brookes

with the Early Breakfast Show

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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