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: Clive Warren

with the Weekend
Breakfast Show

: Kevin Greening

aided and abetted by Eric the Gardener, Gripper his faithful bloodhound and Raymond Sinclair.


Unknown: Raymond Sinclair.

: Soul on Sunday

Steve Edwards with the UK's definitive soul and new jack swing.


Unknown: Steve Edwards

: UK Top 40

Mark Goodier has the original and most accurate survey of hits. Accept no imitations.


Unknown: Mark Goodier

: Ambient

What is ambient and what's it for? From the Orb to the Aphex Twin and from
Erik Satie to Brian Eno , ambient is more than the sound of the chill-out room. Fifties experimentalists, 70s hippies and 90s techno whiz-kids have created a radical form of music that is much more than simply sound furniture. Introduced by Pete Tong with the Future Sound of London.


Unknown: Erik Satie
Unknown: Brian Eno
Introduced By: Pete Tong

: Radio 1 Rock Show

John Cavanagh is joined live in Glasgow by Apes, Pigs and Spacemen and Honeycrack in session and Fear Factory in conversation.


Unknown: John Cavanagh

: Andy Kershaw

with Steve Phillips , virtuoso steel guitar blues from the North Yorkshire delta.


Unknown: Steve Phillips

: Mark Tonderai

Nocturnal music and nifty edits.

: Dave Pearce

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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