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: Sujata Barot

with the Saturday Show

: Ken Dodd's Comedy Club

Quick-fire wit, sketches and gags from Ken with special guest Roy "Chubby" Brown and'Sybie Jones ,
Colin Edwynn and Michael McClain.


Unknown: Sybie Jones
Unknown: Colin Edwynn
Unknown: Michael McClain.

: Ronnie Hilton

with Sounds of the 50s

: Steve Race

Mary Carewe with the BBC Big Band, conducted by Pete Moore , with Angela Christian. On record, Gene Kelly.


Unknown: Mary Carewe
Conducted By: Pete Moore
Unknown: Angela Christian.
Unknown: Gene Kelly.

: The Many Voices of Kenneth Connor

A tribute to the comedy character actor Kenneth Connor
, who died in November last year. With contributions from
Leslie Phillips , Carry On director
Gerald Thomas , Joan Sims and Bernard Bresslaw.
Producer Barry Littlechild


Unknown: Kenneth Connor
Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Director: Gerald Thomas
Director: Joan Sims
Director: Bernard Bresslaw.
Producer: Barry Littlechild

: Cinema 2

Including a review of Look Who's Talking Now, and Arthur Smith on his film An
Evening with Gary Lineker. Presented by Chris Stuart.


Unknown: Arthur Smith
Unknown: Gary Lineker.
Presented By: Chris Stuart.

: Nick Barraclough

with New Country
A Smooth Operations production

: Mary Black in Concert

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall , London.


Unknown: Albert Hall

: Thicker Than Water

Sarah Kennedy talks to father and son Donald and Jeremy Sinden who find out whether musical taste has been passed from father to son along with that exceptional acting ability. A Rewind production


Talks: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Jeremy Sinden

: Russian Classics

The BBC Concert Orchestra led by Martin Loveday , conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes, perform popular masterpieces from three great composers.
Borodin's Overture to
Prince Igor is followed by the Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor by Rachmaninov with Dimitri Alexeev (piano) and Tchaikovsky's
Symphony No 6 (Pathetique). Presented by David Jacobs. During the interval Bob Sinfield investigates the 1948 trials of Shostakovich and Prokofiev.


Unknown: Martin Loveday
Conducted By: Owain Arwel
Piano: Dimitri Alexeev
Presented By: David Jacobs.
Unknown: Bob Sinfield

: David Jacobs

presents Easy Does It with the BBC Big Band.

: Radio 2 Arts Programme

A Night at the National direct from the Lyttelton stage of the National
Theatre in London, which is staging Sondheim's Sweeney Todd. Sheridan Morley presents music from the production, interviews with its stars and news of other productions.
Producers Madeleine Cuming and Stella Hanson


Unknown: Sweeney Todd.
Unknown: Sheridan Morley
Producers: Madeleine Cuming
Producers: Stella Hanson

: Ronnie Hilton

Sounds of the SOs

: Chartes CHARLES Nove

with Night Ride
Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought with Rev David Runcorn.


Unknown: David Runcorn.

: Sujata Barot

with the Sunday Show

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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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.

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