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: Kevin Greening

with the Weekend
Breakfast Show

: Danny Baker

with the Weekend Morning Show

: Apache Indian

Bhangra, rock and more.

: Andy Kershaw

with music from Boston stomper Barrence Whitfield , country beatnik
Tom Russell and Moroccan singer-songwriting sensation Sidi Seddiki.


Unknown: Barrence Whitfield
Unknown: Tom Russell
Unknown: Sidi Seddiki.

: John Peel

Indie heroes the Wedding Present perform their 10th Peel session, there's also a session from the legendary feminist punk combo, The Raincoats, recently reformed after a decade's absence and due to tour here soon with Number One fan Kurt Cobain and his chums Nirvana.


Unknown: Kurt Cobain

: Johnnie Walker

including at 9.00 In Concert
Tonight's concert features US stadium giants Pearl
Jam, first broadcast live via satellite from St Louis, USA in the early hours on Easter Monday.

: The Essential Mix Show

non-stop dance mixes to start your weekend. A West End production

: Mark Tonderai

: Neale James

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.

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