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: Chris Stuart

Producer Pam Cox
6.45 Pause for Thought with Anna Massey


Producer: Pam Cox
Unknown: Anna Massey

: Derek Jameson

Who will he be wishing a happy birthday to? Producers Denis O'Keeffe Gary Bones , Keith Loxam
8.50 Sports Round-Up
9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Ann Easter


Producers: Denis O'Keeffe
Producers: Gary Bones
Producers: Keith Loxam

: Judith Chalmers

All your requests and dedications with your choice of music for that special occasion.
Producer Paul Walters


Producer: Paul Walters

: Mavis Nicholson

Producers Mike Rhodes
Roy Oakshott , John Gurnett


Producers: Mike Rhodes
Unknown: Roy Oakshott
Unknown: John Gurnett

: David Jacobs

Producer Ruth Cubbin


Producer: Ruth Cubbin

: Sue Cook

Make it a date with Sue all this week for your afternoon entertainment. Producers Colin Martin
Paul Newman , Alan Roberts


Producers: Colin Martin
Unknown: Paul Newman
Unknown: Alan Roberts

: Glen Campbell

Singer, songwriter, guitarist, banjoist, actor, golfer: this week Glen turns his hand to 'DJing' with a selection of favourite records and stories.
Producers Graham Pass and Alison Tuohy


Unknown: Alison Tuohy

: John Dunn

Producers Carolyn Smyth
Flick Roskrow , Maura Clarke


Producers: Carolyn Smyth
Unknown: Flick Roskrow
Unknown: Maura Clarke

: Hollywood's Oscar Nights

Chris Kelly recalls some of the most famous and star-studded evenings in Hollywood history.
This week: 9 April 1979. Jane Fonda and Jon Voight are named best performers for Coming Home; The Deer Hunter is voted best picture and Britain's Maggie Smith wins as best supporting actress in California Suite. Script Roy Pickard
Producer Richard Willcox (R)


Unknown: Chris Kelly
Unknown: Jane Fonda
Unknown: Jon Voight
Unknown: Maggie Smith
Script: Roy Pickard
Producer: Richard Willcox

: Alan Dell

with Dance Band Days and at 8.00
Big Band Era
Producer Royston Herbert


Producer: Royston Herbert

: Big Band Special

with the BBC Big Band conducted by Barry Forgie. Introduced by Sheila Tracy.
Producer Robin Sedgley


Conducted By: Barry Forgie.
Introduced By: Sheila Tracy.
Producer: Robin Sedgley

: Humphrey Lyttelton

with The Best of Jazz on record.
Producer Terry Carter


Producer: Terry Carter

: Sports Desk

: Ken Bruce

Including a short story and a letter from a regional correspondent. There'll also be The
Leaders - a preview of tomorrow's papers - and listeners' letters.
Tuck up and tune in! Research Judith Elliott Producers Phil Hughes and Neil George


Unknown: Judith Elliott
Producers: Phil Hughes
Producers: Neil George

: Jazz Parade

Peter Clayton introduces the second part of Yank Lawson 's concert with the Bruce Turner Quintet.
Producer Terry Carter


Introduces: Peter Clayton
Unknown: Yank Lawson
Unknown: Bruce Turner
Producer: Terry Carter

: Digance Does It ... Locally

Richard Digance hits the road and grazes his knee, but carries on regardless in his search for comedy and music through the country every night this week. First stop: Newcastle. With Little Billy Fane and the music of Kathryn Tickell.
Script Richard Digance Additional material
Steve Black , Charlie Adams Producer Andy Aliffe (R)


Unknown: Richard Digance
Unknown: Billy Fane
Unknown: Kathryn Tickell.
Unknown: Steve Black
Unknown: Charlie Adams
Producer: Andy Aliffe

: Patrick Lunt

with Night Ride
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought with Jen Sutton


Unknown: Jen Sutton

: Steve Madden

The Early Show eases your way from night to day.

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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.

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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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