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: Sarah Kennedy

with the Early Show
News, views and music, plus a review of the papers.

: Pause for Thought

with Sarabjeet Soar of Birmingham City Council's Economic Department, as part of Work It Through.

: Wake Up to Wogan

with news, travel, weather and more great hits.

: Pause for Thought

with Rev Frank Topping.

: Ken Bruce

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

: Jimmy Young

Plus today: your food questions answered.

: Gloria Hunniford

with her afternoon entertainment show.

: Ed Stewart

In this special edition of the programme bid for in last November's Radio 2
Children in Need auction, Alan Robinson gets his chance to produce the show. He chooses the music, sets the questions for the Accumulator Quiz, reads the travel news, and - also part of his responsibililties - he'll probably have to buy Edlunch.
Producer Alan Robinson


Unknown: Alan Robinson
Producer: Alan Robinson

: John Dunn

including the Mystery Voice competition.

: The Reluctant Jester

Michael Bentine entertains with stories of his remarkable career, spanning life, laughter and the paranormal.
3: We Can't Have Non-Europeans in the Royal Air Force.


Presenter: Michael Bentine

: Wally Whyton

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 the young Louisiana blues guitarist Chris Thomas.


Guitarist: Chris Thomas.

: Reading Music

Miles Kington reviews and recommends books about music. This week, he discusses The World of Blues with author David Harrison
; Ross King , star of daytime television, delves into The History of Scottish Rock and Pop; and Emma Johnson , former Young Musician of the Year, chooses the best of some recent introductions to classical music.
Producer Dave Shannon


Unknown: David Harrison
Unknown: Ross King
Unknown: Emma Johnson
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.

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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