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: Colin Berry

: Terry Wogan

: Russell Harty



Producers: Harry Walters
Unknown: Kriss Husmanis

: Steve Jones

: Gloria Hunniford

presents the best of Radio 2 music and conversation. Plus the Guess What Quiz. Gloria delves into the radio archives to come up with a test for your memory.

: Music All The Way

Join featured guests the Neville Hughes
Orchestra, the Harry
Stoneham Quartet and the Martin Koch Sextet for 30 minutes of uninterrupted music. Plus a few favourite records.


Unknown: Martin Koch Sextet

: David Hamilton

: John Dunn

including at 6.45 on Sport and Classified Results

: The Million Dollar Musicals

A new series of 13 programmes about the making of the most popular movie musicals of the last 25 years, featuring music, song and contributions from the world's top stars, producers, directors, composers and songwriters.
1: West Side Story
Narrated by Stubby Kaye Series written and devised by ROY PICKARD
Producer KEN EVANS


Unknown: Roy Pickard
Producer: Ken Evans

: Night Owls

Introduced by Dave Gelly Producer ROBIN SEDGLEY (Repeated: see page 68)
9.55 Sports Desk


Introduced By: Dave Gelly
Producer: Robin Sedgley

: Hubert Gregg

says I Call it Style
A personal spotlight on special people in entertainment
Twelve programmes 9: Duke Ellington Producer


Unknown: Phyllis Robinson

: Brian Matthew

Round Midnight Stereo from 12.0

: Charles Nove


: Big Band Special

BBC Big Band conducted by BARRY FORGIE with Colin Anthony
Presenter Sheila Tracy Producer ROBIN sedgley


Conducted By: Barry Forgie
Unknown: Colin Anthony
Presenter: Sheila Tracy
Producer: Robin Sedgley

: String Sound

: Bill Rennells

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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