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: Sarah Kennedy

The Early Show
News, views and music, plus a review of the morning's newspapers.

: Wake Up to Wogan

with news, travel, weather, sport and the greatest hits of all time.

: Pause for Thought

with Fr Brian D'Arcy.


Unknown: Fr Brian D'Arcy.

: 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.
Phone [number removed](Lines open from 11.30am to 1.45pm)

: Gloria Hunniford

takes her daily look at the world of entertainment.
Including at 2.30 the star guest interview.

: Ed Stewart

with two contestants on the general knowledge Accumulator Quiz. Plus regular travel updates.

: John Dunn

Including Answers
Please and the Mystery Voice competition.

: Mr Finchley Takes the Road

The final episode in a six-part adaptation of Victor Canning 's novel about the adventures of a man and his horse-drawn caravan touring 1930s rural Kent.
Richard Griffiths as Mr Finchley. Narrated by James Villiers. Mr Finchley meets a one-man band, is put in the picture and all is revealed.
Adapted by Andy and Eric Merriman Producer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: Victor Canning
Unknown: Richard Griffiths
Unknown: Mr Finchley.
Unknown: James Villiers.
Unknown: Eric Merriman
Producer: Gareth Edwards
Turk: Peter Vaughan
Mrs Finchley: Dinah Sheridan
Duffy: Richard Ridings
Jenks: Ian Bartholomew
Joe Turnball: Bill Wallis
James Grimes: Geoff McGiven
Robert Finchley: Robert Gill
Clarence Armitage: Sebastian Brennan
Mrs Armitage.: Jacqueline Tong

: Hayes Over Britain

Brian Hayes makes sparks fly when callers cross swords with studio guests on the big issue this week. Producers Jennifer Teague and Trevor Aston
0PHONE: 071-306 (Lines open from 6.00pm)


Unknown: Brian Hayes
Producers: Jennifer Teague
Producers: Trevor Aston

: Je Chante: Charles Trenet at 80

Daniel Pageon presents an appreciation of the great French singer/songwriter bom 80 years ago today. Nicknamed the Singing
Madman, Trenet is known for the poetry of his lyrics and his effervescent performances. His many hits include Boum!, Que Reste-t-il de nos Amours? and La Mer.
Producer Anthony Wills


Unknown: Daniel Pageon
Unknown: La Mer.
Producer: Anthony Wills

: Tuning In

The second of four programmes depicting radio from the listener's point of view. This week: the 1930s.
"We looked upon the radio as a lifeline. You had newspapers of course, but you could not get the news really quickly. And the music - it was wonderful to be able to hear all those dance bands. In the 1930s the radio really was the centrepoint of our lives." Producer Angela Hind


Producer: Angela Hind

: Debbie Greenwood and Paul Coia

with good music, chat, comedy and controversy. Including at 11.45 a preview of tomorrow's press.

: Steve Madden

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

: Alex Lester

with music to keep you company through the early hours.
Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with Rev Frank Topping.

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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