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: Don Maclean

says Good Morning Sunday and welcomes his special guest, Danny La Rue. Including at 7.40
Rt Rev Roy Williamson. Producer Michael Wakeiin


Unknown: Danny La Rue.
Unknown: Roy Williamson.
Producer: Michael Wakeiin

: John Sachs

Much More Music Producer Graham Pass

: Hayes on Sunday

Topical issues, consumer checks, phone-ins and fix-its.
Producers Anthony Cherry
Sonia Beldom and Flick Roskrow


Producers: Anthony Cherry
Producers: Sonia Beldom
Producers: Flick Roskrow

: The Vintage Years

Desmond Carrington with Radio 2 All-Time Greats Your favourite tunes and performances on record. Producer Roy Oakshott


Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Producer: Roy Oakshott

: Benny Green

A weekly celebration of the art of the songwriter. Producer Ray Harvey


Producer: Ray Harvey

: Alan Dell

with Sounds Easy
Producer Ray Harvey


Producer: Ray Harvey

: Stars of the 50s

Chris Stuart presents the last of six programmes reviewing well-known artists of the post-war decade.
This week: the career of Irish singer Ruby Murray. Producer Ray Harvey


Unknown: Chris Stuart
Singer: Ruby Murray.
Producer: Ray Harvey

: Sing Something Simple

with the Cliff Adams
Singers and the Jack Emblow Quartet. Producer Ray Harvey


Singers: Cliff Adams
Producer: Ray Harvey

: Charlie Chester

with Sunday Soapbox The telephone number during the programme is [number removed].
Producer David Welsby
•WRITE to: Charlie Chester , BBC Pebble Mill, Birmingham, B5 7QQ


Producer: David Welsby
Unknown: Charlie Chester

: Richard Baker

with Melodies for You.
Featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra.
Producer Terry Carter


Producer: Terry Carter

: Sunday Half Hour

Roger Royle presents the third of four special programmes for Lent, with hymns sung by Ex
Cathedra Chamber Choir in St Paul's Church,
Birmingham; Coventry
Blue Coat School in Holy Trinity Church; and the people of Knowle Parish Church near Solihull.
From Heaven You Came;
Praise to the Holiest; Thou Knowest, Lord (Purcell); How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds; Glory Be to Jesus; You Laid Aside
Your Majesty; And I Saw a New Heaven (Bainton); Take Up Thy Cross. Producer Shirley Scott


Unknown: Roger Royle
Producer: Shirley Scott

: Alan Keith

with Your Hundred
Best Tunes
Producer Maura Clarke


Producer: Maura Clarke

: Radio 2 Arts Programme

Wilfred Owen : The
Story of a Triumph
Dominic Hibberd salutes the life and achievements of Wilfred Owen , the First World War poet, with the help of readings, music and conversation.
Producer Madeleine Cuming


Unknown: Wilfred Owen
Unknown: Dominic Hibberd
Unknown: Wilfred Owen
Producer: Madeleine Cuming

: Charles Nove

with Night Ride
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought with Rev Patrick Forbes.


Unknown: Rev Patrick Forbes.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with Rev Patrick Forbes.


Unknown: Rev Patrick Forbes.

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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