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: Barbara Sturgeon

The Saturday Show Producer Jane Ward


Producer: Jane Ward

: Brian Matthew

Sounds of the 60s
Producer Denis OKeeffe


Producer: Denis Okeeffe

: Anne Robinson

Producer Ruth Cubbin


Producer: Ruth Cubbin

: Gyles Brandreth

Producer Maura Clarke


Producer: Maura Clarke

: Comedy Hour

The Goon Show
A classic edition restored!
What's My Line?
Starring Peter Sellers , Harry Secombe and Spike Milligan.
Producer Pat Dixon and at 1.30:
Someone and the Grumbleweeds with guest Russell Grant.


Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Spike Milligan.
Producer: Pat Dixon
Unknown: Russell Grant.

: Ronnie Hilton

Sounds of the 50s. Producer Pete Johnson


Producer: Pete Johnson

: Steve Race

Jeff Hooper with the BBC Big Band under
Pete Moore with guest Angela Christian and, on record, Dinah Washington. Producer Maura Clarke


Unknown: Jeff Hooper
Unknown: Pete Moore
Unknown: Angela Christian
Unknown: Dinah Washington.
Producer: Maura Clarke

: Sounds of Sinatra

Frank Sinatra talks about his early days at Capitol. This week's special guest is Rod McKuen.
An Orange Production


Talks: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Rod McKuen.

: The Movie Hour

Cinema 2
Presented by Chris Stuart. Producer Phil Clarke and at 5.30:
Make'Em Laugh
6: British Comedy in the 50s. Bernard Cribbins goes in search of clips which typify British comedy in the 50s.
Producer Bill Dare


Presented By: Chris Stuart.
Producer: Phil Clarke
Unknown: Bernard Cribbins

: Frankie Vaughan's Variety

In the last programme in the series Frank's special guests are The Kaye
Sisters, Alan Randall and Barnaby. Music by Matthew-Freeman and the Orchestra.
Producer Richard Willcox
0 MUSIC AND ARTS: page 16


Unknown: Alan Randall
Producer: Richard Willcox

: Funny That Way

Classic comedy profiles introduced by Barry Cryer 11: Jack Benny
Producer Sonia Beldom
(First broadcast on Radio 4)


Introduced By: Barry Cryer
Introduced By: Jack Benny
Producer: Sonia Beldom

: Jersey Night Out

BBC Concert Orchestra
40th Anniversary Tour Direct from the Gloucester
Hall, Fort Regent, St
Helier, Jersey. In a Gala Concert the BBC Concert
Orchestra is led by Martin Loveday and conducted by Lain Sutherland . Special guest stars Max Bygraves and Tommy Reilly.
Presented by Bob Holness. Producer Tim McDonald
(Given in association with Fort Regent Leisure Centre and Jersey Tourism)
Including at 8.20:
Sheila Tracy continues to explore the Channel Isles.


Unknown: Martin Loveday
Conducted By: Lain Sutherland
Unknown: Max Bygraves
Unknown: Tommy Reilly.
Presented By: Bob Holness.
Producer: Tim McDonald
Unknown: Sheila Tracy

: Easy Does It

with the BBC Big Band conducted this week by Brian Fahey , with guest Colin Anthony. Presented by Bill Rennells.
Producer Robin Sedgley


Unknown: Brian Fahey
Unknown: Colin Anthony.
Presented By: Bill Rennells.
Producer: Robin Sedgley

: Martin Kelner

What Do You Get When
You Fall In Love?
Plus - Sooty speaks! Producer Brian Stephens


Producer: Brian Stephens

: Ronnie Hilton

Sounds of the 50s

: Fran Godfrey

with Night Ride
And from 3.00-4.00
A Little Night Music
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought with Rabbi Lionel Blue.


Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: Barbara Sturgeon

The Sunday Show featuring Burnished Brass.

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.

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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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