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: Simon Mayo

: Newsbeat

The day's headlines and analysis.

: 1FM Roadshow

Live from Southsea with Steve Wright and the posse. Today, they are joined by guests Big Mountain.


Unknown: Steve Wright

: Mark Goodier

Including at 3.45 The
Adventures of Superman
" You're not our natural born child ..."

: Nicky Campbell

with Drivetlme
Including at
5.30-5.45 Newsbeat

: Evening Session

: The Story of Pop

The definitive history of pop. 30: A Reasonable Guide to
Horrible Noise. Punk blows out the cobwebs from pop's attic on both sides of the Atlantic. With contributions from Joe Strummer ,
Debbie Harry , Chris Stein , Rat
Scabies, Dave Vanian , Bob Geldof , Paul Weller ,
Siouxsie Sioux , Captain
Sensible Feargal Sharkey and Wilko Johnson.
Producer Paul Kent


Unknown: Joe Strummer
Unknown: Debbie Harry
Unknown: Chris Stein
Unknown: Dave Vanian
Unknown: Bob Geldof
Unknown: Paul Weller
Unknown: Siouxsie Sioux
Unknown: Feargal Sharkey
Unknown: Wilko Johnson.
Producer: Paul Kent

: Mark Radcliffe

Music, poetry, humour and interviews from some dark, dingy studio in Manchester.

: 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

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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