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: Sarah Kennedy

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

: Pause for Thought

Mark Tully explains today's Muslim festival, Lailat-UI-
Bara'h and the preparation for Ramadan.


Unknown: Mark Tully

: Wake Up to Wogan

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

: Pause for Thought

with Rev Frank Topping.

: Ken Bruce

with dedications and requests, including at
10.00 Pick of the Hits

: Jimmy Young

talks to the people who make the news.
Plus today: your food questions answered.

: Gloria Hunniford

with her afternoon entertainment show.

: Paul Coia

with two contestants on the Accumulator Quiz and Where Are You Now?
Plus regular travel updates.

: John Dunn

including the Mystery Voice competition.

: The Reluctant Jester

Another chance to hear
Michael Bentine 's six-part series in which he provides an entertaining interlude with stories of his career, spanning life, laughter and the paranormal.
1: The Reluctant Jester Producer Andy Aliffe


Unknown: Michael Bentine
Producer: Andy Aliffe

: Wally Whyton

with the best in country music.

: Paul Jones

presents an hour of vintage rhythm and blues, the best of the recent releases and a session from Louisiana singer/songwriter Larry Garner.


Songwriter: Larry Garner.

: Reading Music

Miles Kington reviews and recommends books about music. This week, he invites Humphrey Lyttelton to cast his eye over recent writing on jazz, in particular a new encyclopaedia by John Fordham , jazz critic of The Guardian;
Richard Baker delves into The
Music Lover's Literary Companion, in which writers as diverse as Shakespeare and Stravinsky try to verbalise the effects of music; and former Shadow Bruce
Welch compares three new books about Cliff Richard.
Producer Dave Shannon


Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown: John Fordham
Unknown: Richard Baker
Unknown: Cliff Richard.
Producer: Dave Shannon

: The Jamesons

Derek and Ellen present a late-night mixture of music and chat including at
10.45 What's That Noise? and at 11.45 a review of tomorrow's papers. There's also the guest interview and Derek's classical feature.

: Steve Madden

with Night Ride
Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought with Rev John Morgan.


Unknown: John Morgan.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with Rev John Morgan.


Unknown: John Morgan.

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.

BBC Guidance

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