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: Brian Hayes

Good Morning UK!
A daily briefing of news, travel, weather and sport as well as the music of your lifetime. And who will Brian be having for breakfast?
9.15 Pause for Thought with Rabbi Hugo Gryn.


Unknown: Rabbi Hugo Gryn.

: Ken Bruce

with dedications and requests.
Including at 10.00 an hour of gold with Pick of the Hits

: Jimmy Young

talks to the people who make the news.

: Gloria Hunniford

Including at 2.30 the star guest interview. Plus Three at 3.00: Three records with a special theme.

: Ed Stewart

Today and for the rest of the week, two chances to take part in Ed's
Accumulator Quiz with a weekly prize-winner and a monthly champion. Plus regular travel updates.

: John Dunn

Answers, Please

: We Stayed in with Jungr and Parker

at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Barb Jungr and Michael Parker host another special show from this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Once again you can listen in to the pick of acts who have the talent to play, sing, entertain and amuse. Don't go out, stay in ... Producer Sonia Beldom


Unknown: Michael Parker
Producer: Sonia Beldom

: Myself When Young

Claire Rayner talks to Gorden Kaye about his childhood and first loves in music.
Producer Bridget Apps


Talks: Claire Rayner
Unknown: Gorden Kaye
Producer: Bridget Apps

: High on Emotion

The Chris de Burgh Story

: Blitzed!

The BBC's wartime ban on certain singers and songs amounted to a radio blitz on popular music for Melody Maker.
It all began with a deal between the BBC and the then Sir John Reith who, in the early days of the war, was Minister of Information.
But why were some songs banned and others not?
And what was it that excluded a vocalist from the airways?
In this first of two programmes, veteran broadcaster Frank Gillard goes back to the outbreak of hostilities in 1939. Producer Christopher Stone


Unknown: Sir John Reith
Unknown: Frank Gillard
Producer: Christopher Stone

: The Five Senses

5: Champagne Taste
Margaret Howard presents the last programme in the series which takes a closer look at one of the five senses - exploring its history, and little-known facts about what makes that sense unique and invaluable.
In this programme her subject is taste.
Producers Margaret Howard and Angela Hind


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producers: Margaret Howard
Producers: Angela Hind

: The Jamesons

Derek and Ellen invite you to join them for late night music and conversation.
Including at 11.45 a preview of tomorrow's press.

: Jazz Parade

Digby Fairweather takes a look around the current jazz scene.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather

: Steve Madden

with Night Ride
Including at 1.30. 3.30 Pause for Thought with Rev Frank Topping.

: Alex Lester

The Early Show
6.15 Pause for Thought with Stephen Oliver.


Unknown: Stephen Oliver.

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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