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: Dave Pearce

with the Weekend Breakfast

: Simon Mayo's Classic Years

What's the mystery year? WRITE TO: Classic Years, BBC Radio 1, London WIN 4DJ

: Kevin Greening

The world's favourite airhead.

: Soul on Sunday

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


Unknown: Steve Edwards

: UK Top 40

Mark Goodier presents the UK's original and best commercial-free continuous hot hits countdown.


Unknown: Mark Goodier

: Doing the Business: 2: Magic America

An insider's guide to the music business.
Stuart Maconie talks to Blur, Radiohead and Echobelly about "breaking" America and asks whether you also have to sell your soul.
Assessing the importance of clubs, the programme also investigates whether the DJs who can make or break records have too much power and influence.


Presenter: Stuart Maconie
Musicians/Interviewees: Blur
Musicians/Interviewees: Radiohead
Musicians/Interviewees: Echobelly

: Radio 1 Rock Show

John Cavanagh introduces Skid Row in concert, recorded at London's
Astoria, while Elvis Hitler lurk menacingly in the Junkyard.


Introduces: John Cavanagh
Unknown: Elvis Hitler

: Andy Kershaw

With the striking new Los Angelino blues voice of Keb' Mo' in session.

: Mark Tonderai

: 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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