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: Kevin Greening

with the Weekend
Breakfast Show.
Including weekend breakfast Newsbeat with Peter Bowes from 7.30.


Unknown: Peter Bowes

: Dave Pearce

With the Sunday Recovery Session from 1.00.

: Soul on Sunday

Steve Edwards has the UK's freshest soul and new jack swing.


Unknown: Steve Edwards

: UK Top 40

Mark Goodier has the official, original and best hot hits countdown.


Unknown: Mark Goodier

: Signs of the Times

Kirsty MacColl traces the voices of protest in pop. 3: Enough Is Enough
Protest hits the UK with the Sex Pistols, the Clash,
Rock Against Racism, Red Wedge, Credit to the Nation and S*M*A*S*H. With contributions from Joe
Strummer, Tom Robinson ,
Paul Weller , Linton Kwesi
Johnson and Elvis Costello.


Unknown: Kirsty MacColl
Unknown: Tom Robinson
Unknown: Paul Weller
Unknown: Linton Kwesi
Unknown: Elvis Costello.

: Radio 1 Rock Show

John Cavanagh , live in Glasgow, has metal mayhem and musical meltdown scanning the rock scene in the Metal
Detector, and rock classics rusting in the Junkyard.


Unknown: John Cavanagh

: Andy Kershaw

With one of Cuba's foremost traditional groups, Familia Valera Miranda, in session.

: Mark Tonderai

Including the stereophonic delights of Too Good for the Top 40, and Ric or Treat.

: Clive Warren

with the Early Breakfast

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.

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