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: David Allan

: Derek Jameson

Michael Kilgarriff with this week's music-hall star.


Unknown: Michael Kilgarriff

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

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

: David Jacobs

: A House In a Garden

A special winter edition presented by Gloria Hunniford and Alan Titchmarsh live from the Royal Opera
House, Covent Garden.
At this time of year most of the great houses stand shuttered and bolted, gardens sleeping beneath a carpet of leaves or snow. One exception is the Royal Opera House, outside which opera and ballet goers once mixed with the market traders and flower girls of the Garden. Today street entertainers and brightly coloured stalls supply the perfect backdrop for the Opera House.


Presented By: Gloria Hunniford
Presented By: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Neil George
Unknown: Paul Newman

: Adrian Love

With some excellent music to see you through to teatime.
Including the Words and Music competition.

: Heather Couper

: Steve Race Presents the Radio Orchestra Show

BBC Radio Orchestra led by MICHAEL TOMALIN conducted by lain Sutherland . Vocal guest Lindsay Benson. BBC Radio Strings conducted by Frank Renton. With classic album tracks from the star vocalists of popular music. Producer RAY HARVEY Programmes between
8.00 and 9.30*pm may be broadcast on FM only to allow for coverage of Littlewoods Cup quarter-final replays on MW.


Unknown: Michael Tomalin
Conducted By: Lain Sutherland
Unknown: Lindsay Benson.
Conducted By: Frank Renton.
Producer: Ray Harvey

: When Housewives Had the Choice

With the help of material from newspaper, magazine and radio archives, Russell Davies and Maureen Lipman present recordings that were requested and played in the original programmes.
1956: This Year of Grace 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. 2: Paris
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: Alan Whiting

: Thirty Minutes' Worth

Starring Harry Worth with Jacqueline Clarke and Joan Sanderson as Agnes Latimer.
Harry is feeling lonely - he needs a partner. An old girlfriend appears on his doorstep. Marriage is in the air, but Harry doesn't like nut cutlets!
Written by VINCE POWELL Producer MIKE CRAIG BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: Harry Worth
Unknown: Jacqueline Clarke
Unknown: Joan Sanderson
Unknown: Agnes Latimer.
Written By: Vince Powell
Producer: Mike Craig

: Brian Matthew

Radio 2's daily magazine Round Midnight.

: Patrick Lunt

presents Nightride

: 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.

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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.

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