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: Ray Moore

: Derek Jameson

Morning! Morning!

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

with news, views and music plus, today, your legal problems answered by Andrew Phillips


Unknown: Andrew Phillips

: David Jacobs

: Anne Shelton

: John Dunn

What's the unit of currency in Vietnam? The Dong. What's tonight's final thought?
"Turning audiences to jelly was Hitchcock's special preserve.' Producers PHIL HUGHES
CAROLYN SMYTH and NEIL GEORGE including at 6.45 on MWonly
Sport and Classified Results


Producers: Phil Hughes
Unknown: Carolyn Smyth

: Hubert Gregg

says Thanks for the Memory to you, and adds a few reminiscences of his own. Producer PETER HOARE


Producer: Peter Hoare

: Friday Night Is Music Night

direct from the Hexagon, Reading
Kenneth Alwyn conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra leader MARTIN LOVEDAY
Friday Night's Star Singers
Vivian Tierney , Stuart Burrows and A Man, a Woman and a Double-bass
Introduced by Robin Boyle
The programme includes music from Madama Butterfly and also features the magic of Ivor Novello. Plus some Gershwin evergreens and also a touch of fun at the expense of Rossini. Producer DAVID RAYVERN ALLEN (Given in association with the Hexagon, Reading)
8.20-8.40* Interval
Bob Sinfield looks back at 1953 - when the Queen was crowned,
Everest was climbed, and Friday Night became Music Night! Producer ANTHONY WILLS


Unknown: Kenneth Alwyn
Leader: Martin Loveday
Singers: Vivian Tierney
Singers: Stuart Burrows
Introduced By: Robin Boyle
Unknown: Ivor Novello.
Producer: David Rayvern Allen
Unknown: Bob Sinfield

: The Organist Entertains

Nigel Ogden introduces music, news and views from the popular organ world. Producer PETER PILBEAM BBC Manchester


Introduces: Nigel Ogden
Producer: Peter Pilbeam

: Sports Desk

: Stuart Hall

Take one irrepressible personality, add several measures of music and a generous dash of comedy, sprinkle liberally with quality conversation, and spice with a competition, simmer for two hours and serve shaking with laughter.
Producers DAVE SHANNON and JOHN LEONARD BBC Manchester


Producers: Dave Shannon

: Bill Rennells

presents Nightride with music and company to speed away the dark hours.

: Dave Bussey

The Early Show


Unknown: Terry Carter

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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