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: Don Maclean

says Good Morning Sunday and welcomes special guest, Kay Smart. Including at 7.40 the Rev John Barton.


Unknown: Kay Smart.
Unknown: John Barton.

: John Sachs

presents Much More Music

: Hayes on Sunday

The news of the week, the news of the day, reported, discussed and analysed.

: Vintage Years Desmond Carrington

with Radio 2 All-Time Greats

: Benny Green

: Alan Dell

with Sounds Easy

: Black Magic

Stanley Black and his
Sextet play your favourite music. Presented by David Jacobs.


Unknown: Stanley Black
Presented By: David Jacobs.

: Sing Something Simple

with the Cliff Adams
Singers and the Jack Emblow Quartet.


Singers: Cliff Adams

: Charlie Chester

with Sunday Soapbox The telephone number during the programme is [number removed].

: Tchaikovsky Centenary Celebration

Richard Baker presents a special edition of Melodies for You featuring the music of Tchaikovsky, who died years ago this week. With the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Barry Wordsworth , and Rosalind Sutherland (soprano) and Philip Fowke (piano).
Recorded at Hippodrome, Golders Green, London. Producer Alan Boyd


Unknown: Richard Baker
Conducted By: Barry Wordsworth
Conducted By: Rosalind Sutherland
Producer: Alan Boyd

: Sunday Half Hour

Roger Royle presents favourite hymns from the Peoples' Hall Evangelical Free Church, Plumstead, London. 0 Jesus I Have
Promised; Lamb of God; Thank You for the Cross;
Jesus Shall Take the Highest Honour; This Earth Belongs to God; Glory in the Highest; How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds; All Heav'n Declares; To God Be the Glory; All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name.
Musical Director Linda
Mawson. Organist Gill Foster.


Unknown: Roger Royle
Organist: Gill Foster.

: Alan Keith

with Your Hundred Best

: Radio 2 Arts Programme

Happy Birthday Dear Poetry Roger McGough presents a special programme exploring the world of poetry. In company with fellow poets and the Poetry Society, he looks at the increasing popularity of the genre. Producer Stella Hanson


Unknown: Roger McGough
Producer: Stella Hanson

: Charles Nove

with Night Ride
Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought with Canon James Munroe.


Unknown: Canon James Munroe.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with Canon James Munroe.


Unknown: Canon James Munroe.

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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