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: Kevin Greening

with the Weekend
Breakfast Show

: Danny Baker

with the Weekend Morning Show

: Lenny Henry

Lenny presents his Wall of Sound, with sketches, comedy and more radio than you can stand in one hour.

: The Rock Show

: Official UK Top 40

with Mark Goodier.


Unknown: Mark Goodier.

: Sign of the Times

The voice of protest in pop is the subject of this new series which kicks off with a programme of music related to war. This recurring theme is traced back to the Second World
War, through to the modern "protest" pop song of the time of Vietnam, and more recent conflicts immortalised in pop lyrics.
Featuring archive interviews with Joan Baez , John Lennon , Elvis Costello and Joni Mitchell and specially recorded contributions from
Billy Bragg , Mary Travers and Michael Franti of the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy.
Producer Kevin Howlett


Unknown: Joan Baez
Unknown: John Lennon
Unknown: Elvis Costello
Unknown: Joni Mitchell
Unknown: Billy Bragg
Unknown: Mary Travers
Unknown: Michael Franti
Producer: Kevin Howlett

: Lynn Parsons

: Claire Sturgess

with the Early Breakfast Show as Claire takes over for Bruno.

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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