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: Martin Kelner

6.45 Pause for Thought with the Rev
Charlie Cleverley.


Unknown: Charlie Cleverley.

: Derek Jameson

8.50 Sports Round-Up
9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev
Guy Laurence.


Unknown: Guy Laurence.

: Jimmy Young

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

: David Jacobs

: Ed Stewart

Producer Denis O'Keeffe

: John Dunn

A show of sages, sagas and songs.
0 ANSWERS, PLEASE!: Who invented knitting? If you want to know the answer to this or any other knotty question, write to Answers, Please!, John Dunn ,
BBC Radio 2, London W1A 4WW. From Tuesday 6 August, John Dunn will be hosting a weekly edition of the programme.


Unknown: John Dunn
Unknown: John Dunn

: Some of These Days

A quiz game about this day in history: the people, places and events that made it memorable.
Aimi Macdonald and Graeme Garden match wits on July 9ths past with Derek Nimmo and Leslie Crowther.
Cliff Michelmore.
With Colin Sell (piano). Producer Jon Naismith


Unknown: Aimi MacDonald
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Derek Nimmo
Unknown: Leslie Crowther.
Unknown: Cliff Michelmore.
Producer: Jon Naismith

: Steve Race

This week, Paul Simon on record;
Brian Fahey directs the BBC Big Band with vocal guest
Rosemary Squires ; and in Dreamtime, Angela Christian joins Steve Race at the piano for songs and tunes of earlier years. Producer Maura Clarke


Unknown: Paul Simon
Unknown: Brian Fahey
Unknown: Rosemary Squires
Unknown: Angela Christian
Unknown: Steve Race
Producer: Maura Clarke

: The Edward Kassner Story - How Lucky You Are

From waltztime to rock
'n' roll, this could be the story of popular music in Britain. Ed Kassner's career began in Vienna before World War II, but Vera Lynn gave him his first success when she sang How Lucky You Are on the Forces' Network.
One of the last great independent music publishers, he was later responsible for bringing Bill Haley and his Rock Around the Clock to Britain, introducing us to a new musical craze.
Kassner talks about his life and music with Bob Holness, who plays songs from a catalogue of over 10,000 - including Bobby's Girl, Portrait of My Love and With These Hands.
Producer Trevor Aston


Unknown: Vera Lynn
Unknown: Bill Haley
Unknown: Bob Holness
Producer: Trevor Aston

: Chris Stuart

with late-night company and conversation.
Producers Phil Hughes and Alison Tuohy


Producers: Phil Hughes
Producers: Alison Tuohy

: Jazz Parade

Musician and broadcaster
Campbell Bumap with the first of two programmes of new releases.


Unknown: Campbell Bumap

: Alex Lester

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

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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.

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