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: Sarah Kennedy

The Early Show
News, views and music, plus a review of the morning's newspapers.
Producer Bridget Apps
6.15 Pause for Thought with Rev Rob Marshall.


Producer: Bridget Apps
Unknown: Rev Rob Marshall.

: Wake Up to Wogan

with news, travel, weather, sport and the greatest hits of all time.
Producer Geoff Mullin
9.15 Pause for Thought with Rev Ann Easter.


Producer: Geoff Mullin
Unknown: Rev Ann Easter.

: Ken Bruce

with dedications and requests.
Including at 10.00 an : hour of gold with Pick of the Hits Producer Paul Walters


Producer: Paul Walters

: Andrew Neil

The Editor of The Sunday Times stands in for Jimmy Young all week and talks to the people who make the news.
Producers John Gurnett and Paul Newman


Unknown: Jimmy Young
Producers: John Gurnett
Producers: Paul Newman

: Debbie Thrower

Stands in for
Gloria Hunniford all this week. Including today at 2.30 the star guest interview. Producers Gary Bones and Alison Tuohy


Unknown: Gloria Hunniford
Producers: Gary Bones
Producers: Alison Tuohy

: Ed Stewart

with two contestants on the general knowledge
Accumulator Quiz, Where Are You Now? Plus regular travel updates. Producer Phil Hughes


Producer: Phil Hughes

: John Dunn

including the Mystery Voice Competition.
●WRITE to: John Dunn Show , BBC Radio 2, Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW


Unknown: John Dunn Show

: Hubert Gregg

says Thanks for the Memory and adds a few personal reminiscences.
Producer Graham Pass

: Alan Dell

with Dance Band Days and at 8.00
Big Band Era
Producer Roy Oakshott


Producer: Roy Oakshott

: Big Band Special

The BBC Big Band conducted by Barry Forgie. Introduced by Sheila Tracy.
Producer Robin Sedgley


Conducted By: Barry Forgie.
Introduced By: Sheila Tracy.
Producer: Robin Sedgley

: Humphrey Lyttelton

with The Best of Jazz on record.
Producer Terry Carter


Producer: Terry Carter

: Voices: Lena Horne

Dave Gelly presents the first of eight programmes looking at the music and work of legendary entertainers.
Tonight he looks back at the long and sometimes controversial career of entertainer and civil rights activist Lena Horne. Songs featured in the programme include Stormy Weather, Can't Help Lovin' and That Man Comes Running.
An Encore Radio production


Unknown: Lena Home
Unknown: Dave Gelly
Unknown: Lena Home.

: The Jamesons

Derek and Ellen Jameson with good music, chat, comedy and controversy. Producers Richard Masters and Alan Roberts


Unknown: Ellen Jameson
Unknown: Alan Roberts

: Digby Fairweather

with Jazz Notes
Including Nat Gonella in conversation;
Campbell Burnap's Jazz Alphabet: A=Australia; and music from the BBC
Big Band conducted by Allan Ganley .
Producer Terry Carter


Unknown: Nat Gonella
Conducted By: Allan Ganley

: Steve Madden

with Night Ride
Producer Graham Beichere
Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought with Rev Margaret Cundiff.


Producer: Graham Beichere
Unknown: Rev Margaret Cundiff.

: Alex Lester

with music to keep you company through the early hours.
Producer Roger Bowman
Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with Rev Margaret Cundiff.


Producer: Roger Bowman
Unknown: Rev Margaret Cundiff.

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.

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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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