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: Ray Moore

: Derek Jameson's Bunker Breakout 87

direct from Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
'Dear Derek, Would you come and do your radio show from our school? We would make you very welcome and even start school early especially for you. Yours faithfully, Sarah Walker and everyone at Hinchliffe Mill School, Holmfirth, Huddersfield.'


Unknown: Sarah Walker

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

plus Dr Bill Dolman answering listeners' medical queries


Unknown: Dr Bill Dolman

: David Jacobs

: Gloria Hunniford

with guests and music plus at 3.00 Prime Time - a touch of nostalgia

: Peter Skellern

: Marla Aitken

including at 6.45 on MWonly Sport and Classified Results

: Jazz Classics in Stereo

Robert Parker introduces his 26-part history of jazz, featuring original recordings in high-quality sound.
11: Jazzopation - Fletcher Henderson
Recordings made between 1923 and 1931, including Henderson's Connie's Inn Orchestra
(A digital recording from Vintage Productions of Sydney, Australia)


Introduces: Robert Parker
Unknown: Fletcher Henderson

: Steve Race Presents the Radio Orchestra Show

David Francis conducts the BBC Radio Orchestra led by MICHAEL TOMALIN
Vocal guest Julie Rogers Neil Richardson conducts the Radio Strings with album tracks from the star vocalists of popular music Producer RAY HARVEY


Unknown: David Francis
Unknown: Julie Rogers
Unknown: Neil Richardson
Producer: Ray Harvey

: When Housewives Had the Choice?

Conceived in Sweden, born in 1946, the Light Programme's long-running request show catered to the needs of the women at home - and in the Age of Austerity those needs were great.
With the help of material from newspaper, magazine and radio archives, Russell Davies and Maureen Lipman tell the tale of those times and present recordings that were requested and played in the original programme.
3: 1958 - Coffee and Sugartime Compiled by RUSSELL DAVIES


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Maureen Lipman
Unknown: Russell Davies
Producer: Jonathan James Moore

: Sports Desk

: You Start, I'll Join In

2: Has Mac become jaded by playing piano in the social clubs of North London for too long? Will Trevor's youthful enthusiasm land them the gig of a lifetime? And are they really giving away underwear with cornflakes?


Script By: David Bond
Unknown: Paul Hawksbee
Producer: Pete Atkin
Mac: Starring George Layton
Trevor: Vas Blackwood
Bernard: Neil McCaul
Julie: Jenny Funnell
Ken/Barman: Paul B Davies

: Back to Square One

A quiz game delving into the origin of well-known expressions.
Chairman Chris Serle Team captains
Lucinda Lambton and Leslie Thomas
Guests Moira Stuart and Peter Moloney Devised and researched by GRAEME DONALD
Producer RON MCDONNELL BBC Manchester
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Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Lucinda Lambton
Unknown: Leslie Thomas
Unknown: Guests Moira Stuart
Unknown: Peter Moloney
Unknown: Graeme Donald
Producer: Ron McDonnell

: Peter Clayton

presents Round Midnight
Music and conversation with personalities from the worlds of theatre, cinema, literature, leisure and the arts generally

: Charles Nove

presents Nightride

: Colin Berry

The Early Show

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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