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: Clive Warren

With Newsbeat from 7.30.

: Dave Pearce

Something for the weekend.

: Trevor Nelson's Rhythm Nation

The sound of new R 'n' B.

: UK Top 40

Mark Goodier with the chart countdown.


Unknown: Mark Goodier

: Rock Wives

In the final part of her special investigation of the wives and lovers of rock stars, Miranda Sawyer meets the women who got left at home - or simply left. With contributions from Angie Bowie, Victoria McGowan, Patsy Kensit, Sharon Osborne, Tina Turner, Diana Ross, Rachel Hunter, Helena Christianssen and others. Plus music from Chris de Burgh's Lady in Red, to Phil Collins's anthem If Leaving Me Is Easy, to Marvin Gaye's There My Dear - an album written to raise the money needed to pay alimony to his former wife.


Unknown: Miranda Sawyer
Unknown: Angie Bowie
Unknown: Victoria McGowan
Unknown: Patsy Kensit
Unknown: Sharon Osborne
Unknown: Tina Turner
Unknown: Diana Ross
Unknown: Rachel Hunter
Unknown: Helena Christianssen
Unknown: Phil Collins
Unknown: Marvin Gaye

: John Peel

With session guests Dweeb.

: Andy Kershaw

Featuring music from the global village and exclusive live sessions.

: Claire Sturgess

Maximum new music.

: Clive Warren

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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