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: Sarah Kennedy

with The Early Show

: Pause for Thought

with Lesley Joseph.


Unknown: Lesley Joseph.

: Wake Up to Wogan

with news, travel, weather, sport and music.

: Pause for Thought

with Rev John Rackley.


Unknown: John Rackley.

: Ken Bruce

Including at 10.00 Pick of the Hits

: Jimmy Young

Plus today: food with Tony de Angeli.


Unknown: Tony de Angeli.

: Ed Stewart


John Dunn with a round-up of advice and information on coping with redundancy.
0 HELPLINE: [number removed]. Lines open from 10.00am to
7.00pm (calls are free)
ADVICE BOOKLET: send a self-addressed sticky label to [address removed]

: For Better or for Worse

by Vince Powell.
An eight-part comedy about an odd couple's turbulent relationship, starring Gorden Kaye as Bernard and Su Pollard as Iris.
2: A trip to the cinema turns out to be a disaster when Bernard, Iris and Bernard's father, Wilf, get stuck in the lift.
With David Ross , Paula Tilbrook , Peter Wheeler and Julie Higginson. Producer Mike Craig


Unknown: Vince Powell.
Unknown: Gorden Kaye
Unknown: Su Pollard
Unknown: David Ross
Unknown: Paula Tilbrook
Unknown: Peter Wheeler
Unknown: Julie Higginson.
Producer: Mike Craig

: Wally Whyton

The best in country music. Producer Geoff Mullin


Producer: Geoff Mullin

: WORLD OF DANCE Radio 2 Ballroom

In the fifth of six programmes, Dennis Lotis introduces the Bryan Smith Orchestra.
Dance Time
Music for ballroom and Latin dancing.
Producer Ray Harvey


Introduces: Dennis Lotis
Producer: Ray Harvey

: Paul Jones

with a mixture of vintage rhythm and blues, the best of recent releases and a guide to the top R 'n' B gigs countrywide. Producer Dave Shannon


Producer: Dave Shannon

: The Jamesons

Including at 11.45 a preview of tomorrow's press.

: Jazz Parade

with Digby Fairweather.


Unknown: Digby Fairweather.

: Steve Madden

with Night Ride
Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought with Rev John Morgan.


Unknown: John Morgan.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with Rev John Morgan.


Unknown: John Morgan.

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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