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: Simon Mayo

Including True Confessions and God of the Day.

: Emma Freud

with the Lunchtime Show
Including the day's Big
Issue, and at 12.30-12.45

: Mark Goodier

with Collins and Maconie
"on the case" and Batman at 3.45
(For cast see Thursday)

: Johnnie Walker

with Drivetime
Including at 5.30-5.45 Newsbeat

: Evening Session

with Jo Whiley and Steve Lamacq.


Unknown: Jo Whiley
Unknown: Steve LamacQ.

: The Story of Pop

17: The Big Easy.
Alan Freeman takes a look at the eternal party in New Orleans, as described by Dr John, Lloyd Price, Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas, Ernie-K-Doe, Art Neville,
Daniel Lanois, Brian Eno, Frankie Ford, Cosimo Mattassa, Clarence
"Frogman" Henry and some of the best good-time music ever recorded.
Series producer Paul Kent


Unknown: Alan Freeman
Unknown: Allen Toussaint
Unknown: Irma Thomas
Unknown: Art Neville
Unknown: Daniel Lanois
Unknown: Brian Eno
Unknown: Frankie Ford
Unknown: Cosimo Mattassa
Producer: Paul Kent

: Mark Lamarr

live from the Palace of Glittering Delights.

: Lynn Parsons

: 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

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