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: Simon Mayo

Featuring the Tuesday Live Acoustic session.

: Lisa I'Anson

The VJ and broadcaster starts the New Year with her new lunchtime show.
Including at 12.30-12.45 Newsbeat

: Nicky Campbell

: Mark Goodier

Including at 5.30-5.45 Newsbeat

: Evening Session

More new music with Jo
Whiley and Steve Lamacq.


Unknown: Steve LamacQ.

: Curves, Contours and Body Horns

The Fender Stratocaster
40th Anniversary Celebration A three-part journey in which Bob Harris explores the history of this most revered, much copied guitar. 1: The Birth of a Legend A dirt farmer's son and a non-musician, Leo Fender built the instrument that became the sound of rock
'n' roll. Bob Harris looks at
Leo's life, his design team, and the musicians who road-tested the guitar that became responsible for the sound that kids of the mid-
50s craved. Contributing artists include Bob Wills ,
Alvino Ray , Otis Rush ,
Buddy Guy. Buddy Holly , the Crickets, Gene Vincent and Dick Dale.


Unknown: Fender Stratocaster
Unknown: Bob Harris
Unknown: Leo Fender
Unknown: Bob Harris
Unknown: Bob Wills
Unknown: Alvino Ray
Unknown: Otis Rush
Unknown: Buddy Guy.
Unknown: Buddy Holly
Unknown: Gene Vincent
Unknown: Dick Dale.

: Mark Radcliffe

: Lynn Parsons

: Bruno Brookes

with the Early Breakfast Show
Wake up early with 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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