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: Chris Stuart

: Derek Jameson

Morning! Morning!

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

your medical questions answered by Dr Mike Smith


Unknown: Dr Mike Smith

: David Jacobs

: Gloria Hunniford

plus at 3.00 Prime Time - a touch of nostalgia

: Peter Skellern

: John Dunn

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.
12: Empress of the Blues: Bessie Smith
A fresh look at some of her Columbia recordings made between 1926 and 1933. There 'll Be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight!
(A digital recording from Vintage
Productions of Sydney, Australia) (R)


Introduces: Robert Parker
Unknown: Bessie Smith

: Steve Race Presents the Radio Orchestra Show

Angela Morley conducts the BBC Radio Orchestra led by MICHAEL TOMALIN
Vocal guest Marian Montgomery with the Radio Strings conducted by Laurie HoUoway and quality album tracks from some of the world's most popular singers. Producer RAY HARVEY


Unknown: Angela Morley
Unknown: Marian Montgomery
Conducted By: Laurie Houoway
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 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.
4: 1959 - Little Girls Get Bigger 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

3: Is Trevor more interested in Russian pre-revolutionary baking techniques, or in the girl who works in the bookshop? Is Mac really interested in the theory of early psychiatry, or is he just addicted to dairy produce?


Piano: Dave Brown
Script By: David Bond
Script By: Paul Hawksbee
Producer: Pete Atkin
Mac: George Layton
Trevor: With Vas Blackwood
Corrin: Susie Brann
Nick: Bob Sinfield
Billy: Chris Fulford

: Back to Square One

A quiz delving into the origin of well-known expressions. Chairman Chris Serle
Team captains Katie Boyle and Leslie Thomas Guests Jane Reed and Jeffrey Holland Devised and researched by GRAEME DONALD
Producer RON MCDONNELL BBC Manchester


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Katie Boyle
Unknown: Leslie Thomas
Unknown: Guests Jane Reed
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland
Unknown: Graeme Donald
Producer: Ron McDonnell

: Brian Matthew

presents Round Midnight direct from New York
12.00 VHF/FM rejoins Radio 2

: Charles Nove

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

: Bill Rennells

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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