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: Simon Bates

with The Early Show including at
6.15 Pause for Thought

: Terry Wogan

including at
8.27 Racing Bulletin and at
8.45 Pause (or Thought

: *-11.30 Stereo Pete Murray's Open House

'Requests, on postcards please, to ' Open House.' BBC. London WIA 4WW) including at
Waggoners' Walk NW

: Jimmy Young

: Ricochet

starring Ray Barrett as Michael John O'Shea


Unknown: Ray Barrett
Unknown: Michael John O'Shea

: Beat the Record

Don Davis invites listeners by telephone to join in the national game of naming the tune
Prizes for all who know their music. Devised by DON DAVIS Producer IAN FENNER
If you would like to play this gume, send a postcard giving your name, address and telephone number to ' Beat the Record.' BBC, London WIA 4WW


Unknown: Don Davis
Unknown: Don Davis
Producer: Ian Fenner

: Tony Brandon

Including at
1.45 and 3.45 Sports Desk: with up to the-minute racing results
Waggoners' Walk NW (Repeated: Wed. 10.30 am)
4.45 Sports Desk: with up-to-the-minute racing results

: Joe Henderson

including at
5.45 Sports Desk: with up-to the-minute racing results

: Sports Desk

A round-up of the day's news, with classified racing results

: The Organist Entertains

(Gaumont State Theatre. Kilburn)
Kmgston-upon-Thames) DOREEN CHADWICK
(Davenport Theatre, Stockport)
HAROLD SMART (Electronic)
Introduced and produced by Robin Richmond


Unknown: Doreen Chadwick
Produced By: Robin Richmond

: Star Sound

A musical look at the world of films
Going the Rounds: themes from the current releases.
You Asked for it: a bumper bundle of listeners' requests, including songs by Al Jolson , Deanna Durbin , Jane Russell , Ginny Simms , etc.
Picked from the Postbag: the lucky winners of ' Guess the Dream Girl ' contest.
Introduced by David Bellan Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST
(Requests, on postcards please, to ' Star Sound,' BBC, London WIA 4WW)


Songs By: Al Jolson
Songs By: Deanna Durbin
Songs By: Jane Russell
Songs By: Ginny Simms
Introduced By: David Bellan

: Hubert Gregg

The London Theatre
Highlighting a 400-year story 35: Strand, Aldwych
Written and introduced by Hubert Gregg


Unknown: Bill Sullivan
Unknown: Frank Salter
Introduced By: Hubert Gregg
Producer: David Rayvern Allen

: John Dunn's Late Night Extra

1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1 with the Music Line also featuring
SOUNDS CHICO ARNEZ and the competitive game Snowball Producer BOB OLIVER ROGERS including at
10.15 Sports Desk and at
(Rptd: Wed, 1.45 pm)


Unknown: Chico Arnez
Producer: Bob Oliver Rogers

: Night Ride

Presented by David Bellan with JULIE DAWN and your letters


Presented By: David Bellan
Unknown: Julie Dawn

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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