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: Tony Brandon

including at
6.15 Pause for Thought

: Terry Wogan

Including at
8.27 Racing Bulletin
8.45 Pause for Thought

: Jimmy Young

: Waggoners' Walk

(Wednesday afternoon's broadcast)

: Pete Murray's Open House

with special guest Patrick Mower
1.45 Sports Desk continued on VHF


Unknown: Patrick Mower

: Wimbledon 79

All-England Championships
Commentary on the world's greatest tennis event by MAX ROBERTSON , GERALD WILLIAMS , DESMOND LYNAM , JOHN MOTSON and NORMAN CUDDEFORD ; expert opinion from FRED PERRY , CHRISTINE JANES , DAVID LLOYD and BOB HOWE : up-to-the-minute news of all the matches, and the personalities visiting the All-England club.
Introduced from Wimbledon by Peter Jones
With Sports Desks at
2.45*. 3.45-, 4.45*. 5.45-and 6.45*
Waggoners' Walk at 4.30' Events may alter timings A Radio Sport and OB production


Unknown: Max Robertson
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: John Motson
Unknown: Norman Cuddeford
Unknown: Fred Perry
Unknown: Christine Janes
Unknown: David Lloyd
Unknown: Bob Howe
Unknown: Peter Jones

: Country Club

David Allan and Wally Whyton present a weekly get-together with news and reviews of Country music featuring Dave Sherriff and the RCs Band The Muskrats
Producer COLIN CHANDLER including at
7.30 Sports Desk: with close-of-playcricketscores


Unknown: David Allan
Unknown: Wally Whyton
Unknown: Dave Sherriff
Producer: Colin Chandler

: Folkweave

Tony Capstick says: ' Let's talk to ALEX CAMPBELL ' and introduces the City Waites in concert. Harry Boardman with a book review and Nic Jones in concert at Port Erin. Folknews.
Producer PETER PILBEAM BBC Manchester


Unknown: Tony Capstick
Unknown: Alex Campbell
Unknown: Harry Boardman
Unknown: Nic Jones
Producer: Peter Pilbeam

: Sports Desk

: Thank You, Mrs Fothergill: 4: Tilly

starring Sheila Hancock, Pat Coombs and Avis Bunnage with special guests Peter Jones and Kathleen Helme
Written by KEITH PARRY Producer
BBC Manchester


Writer: Keith Parry
Producer: Bob Oliver Rogers
Alice Foster: Sheila Hancock
Phyllis Middleton: Pat Coombs
Mrs Fothergill: Avis Bunnage
Arthur Foster: Peter Jones
Duchess of Darnborough: Kathleen Helme

: Star Sound Extra

Introduced by David Bellan Written and compiled by LYN FAIRHURST
Producer TONY LUKE


Introduced By: David Bellan
Producer: Tony Luke

: Brian Matthew

with Round Midnight including at 12.0 Midnight Newsroom; weather; motoring information

: You and the Night and the Music

Presented by Sheila Tracy


Presented By: Sheila Tracy

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.

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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.

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