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: Ray Moore

: Terry Wogan

: Jimmy Young

presents current affairs and music including Legal Questions

: Gloria Hunniford

at 1.45 pm Sports Desk

: Ed Stewart

at 2.45; 3.45 Sports Desk

: David Hamilton

including the Music Game and Drzve at Five at 4.45 Sports Desk

: News; Sport

: John Dunn

at 6.45 Sports Desk

: Victor Silvester Jr

and his Orchestra at the Radio 2 Ballroom Introduced by Tom Edwards
Producer beverley Phillips


Introduced By: Tom Edwards
Producer: Beverley Phillips

: Friday Night is Music Night

from the Hippodrome, Golders Green, London
Marcus Dods conducts the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader JOHN BRADBURY
Star singers Patricia Cope, Ted Darling and the JOHN MCCARTHY SINGERS
Introduced by Robin Boyle
Producer Barry Knight
(Given before on invited audience)

9.55 Sports Desk


Singers: Patricia Cope
Singers: Ted Darling
Singers: John McCarthy
Introduced By: Robin Boyle
Producer: Barry Knight

: Listen to Les

: Anything For a Laugh

The world of comic songs explored by Richard Anthony Baker 10: Music and Dance featuring
The Goons, Joyce Grenfell Noël Coward and Flotsam and Jetsam among others Producer ALAN OWEN


Unknown: Richard Anthony Baker
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Producer: Alan Owen

: Brian Matthew

presents Round Midnight Stereo from 12.0

: Truckers' Hour

with Sheila Tracy


Unknown: Sheila Tracy

: You and the Night and the Music

Presented by Tim Gudgin


Presented By: Tim Gudgin

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

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