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: Sarah Kennedy

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

: Terry Wogan

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

: Pause for Thought

with Canon Colin Semper.


Unknown: Canon Colin Semper.

: 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.
Plus today: your medical questions answered.

: Gloria Hunniford

LIVE London's
Savoy Hotel for this year's Woman of Year luncheon, in the presence of Princess Margaret. Gloria talks to leading women in Britain from all walks of life.

: Ed Stewart

with two contestants on the general knowledge
Accumulator Quiz and Where Are You Now?

: John Dunn

Including the Mystery Voice competition.

: Hubert Gregg

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

: Alan Dell

with Dance Band Days and at 8.00 Big Band Era

: Big Band Special

The BBC Big Band conducted by Barry Forgie. Introduced by Roy Castle.


Conducted By: Barry Forgie.
Introduced By: Roy Castle.

: Humphrey Lyttetton

with The Best of Jazz on record.

: Traditionally British

Dave Gelly continues his look at British traditional jazz or Trad.
This week the Trad craze invades the pop media and features in the Royal Variety Show. Music and talk from Kenny Ball , Monty Sunshine and Dick Charlesworth
An Encore Radio production


Unknown: Dave Gelly
Unknown: Royal Variety Show.
Unknown: Kenny Ball
Unknown: Dick Charlesworth

: The Jamesons

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


Unknown: Ellen Jameson

: Digby Fairweather

with Jazz Notes
Including an interview with Peanuts Hucko , letter "S" of Campbell Burnap's Jazz Alphabet, and the BBC Big Band.


Unknown: Peanuts Hucko

: Jon Briggs

Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought with Michele Guinness.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with Michele Guinness.

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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