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: Ken Bruce

Pause for Thought with Lord Tonypandy

: Derek Jameson

8.50 Sports Round-up
Pause for Thought with Rabbi Lionel Blue


Unknown: Lionel Blue

: Debbie Thrower

with requests and dedications.

: Jimmy Young

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

: David Jacobs

Producer Pam Cox


Producer: Pam Cox

: Gloria Hunniford

with music, guests and chat on the afternoon showbiz magazine.

: Brian Matthew

with a selection of favourite records. Producer Denis O'Keeffe


Producer: Denis O'Keeffe

: John Dunn

Tall tales, short stories and the Mystery Voice.

: Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel

Last in the series.
The Marx Brothers' lost radio shows, back on the radio after nearly 60 years. The classic comedy team are re-created in the adventures of a shady lawyer and his shadier assistant.
With Michael Roberts as Groucho Marx /
Waldorf TTlywheel and Frank Lazarus as Chico
Marx/Emmanuel Ravelli. With Lorelei King, Graham Hoadly, Vincent Marzello and Garrick Hagon. Producer Dirk Maggs
(First broadcast on Radio 4)


Unknown: Michael Roberts
Unknown: Groucho Marx
Unknown: Waldorf Ttlywheel
Unknown: Frank Lazarus

: Steve Race

Record guest Tony Bennett.
Neil Richardson directs the BBC Band, with vocal guest Elaine Delmar.
And Dreamtime, in which Angela Christian joins
Steve Race at the piano for some half forgotten songs and tunes of earlier years.
Producer Maura Clarke


Unknown: Tony Bennett.
Unknown: Neil Richardson
Unknown: Elaine Delmar.
Unknown: Angela Christian
Unknown: Steve Race
Producer: Maura Clarke

: Some Enchanted Evenings

Sheridan Morley remembers the Broadway career of Mary Martin who died at the end of last year. With recorded reminiscences from the star herself.
Producer David Rayvern Allen


Unknown: Sheridan Morley
Unknown: Mary Martin
Producer: David Rayvern Allen

: Chris Stuart

Tomorrow's papers, stories, plus a classic track to close the programme.

: Jazz Parade

Digby Fairweather with a topical look at the jazz world.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather

: Bill Rennells

with Night Ride
And at 3.00-4.00
A Little Night Music
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought with Rev Frank Topping.

: Steve Madden

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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