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: Chris Stuart

: Derek Jameson

A music hall star from
Michael Kilgarriff.


Unknown: Michael Kilgarriff.

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

talking to the people who make the news. Plus your medical questions answered.

: David Jacobs

: Gloria Hunniford

presents her own blend of music and interesting guests.

: Adrian Love

At 4.30 'Allo 'Allo - The
War Diaries of René
Artois by Gorden Kaye.


Unknown: Gorden Kaye.

: John Dunn

with music and interviews.

: Steve Race Presents the Radio Orchestra Show

BBC Radio Orchestra led by MICHAEL TOMALIN conducted by John Gregory.
The BBC Radio Strings, with vocal guest Tracey Miller conducted by lain Sutherland .
With classic album tracks from the star vocalists of popular music.


Unknown: Michael Tomalin
Conducted By: John Gregory.
Unknown: Tracey Miller
Conducted By: Lain Sutherland
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 programmes.
1955: Rattle Those Pots and Pans
Compiled by RUSSELL DAVIES Producer


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

: Sports Desk

: The Hot Club

Wit, spit, music and madness with Arthur Smith
Josie Lawrence Ronnie Golden and Richard Vranch. 1: Romance
Written by the cast and by MARK BURTON ,


Unknown: Arthur Smith
Unknown: Josie Lawrence
Unknown: Ronnie Golden
Unknown: Richard Vranch.
Unknown: Mark Burton
Unknown: John O'Farrell
Unknown: Bill Matthews
Unknown: Alan Whiting
Unknown: Simon Bullivant
Producer: Lissa Evans

: Thirty Minutes' Worth

Harry Worth with Jacqueline Clarke Charles Collingwood Julie Higginson and Harry's back confusing everybody as usual - so the last thing he wants is a scatty American girl knocking on his door with a problem.
Written by VINCE POWELL Producer MIKE CRAIG (R)


Unknown: Harry Worth
Unknown: Jacqueline Clarke
Unknown: Charles Collingwood
Unknown: Julie Higginson
Written By: Vince Powell
Producer: Mike Craig
Shelley: Sandra Dickinson

: Brian Matthew

presents Radio 2's daily magazine
Round Midnight.

: Patrick Lunt

presents Nightride.
It's the ideal antidote to drowsiness and the perfect cure for insomnia at the same time.

: A Little Night Music

A little music to while away the small hours.

: Alex Lester

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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