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: Sarah Kennedy

with the Early Show

: Pause for Thought

with Michael Lawson.


Unknown: Michael Lawson.

: Wake Up to Wogan

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

: Pause for Thought

with Rt Rev Roy Williamson.


Unknown: Roy Williamson.

: Ken Bruce

with dedications and requests.
Including at 10.00 Pick of the Week

: Jimmy Young

talks to the people who make the news.

: Gloria Hunniford

continues her look at the Best of British. Today, the focus is on the British theatre.

: Ed Stewart

with two contestants on the general-knowledge
Accumulator Quiz and regular travel updates.

: John Dunn

including the Mystery Voice competition.

: We Stayed In with ... Jungr and Parker

In the last of the series,
Jungr and Parker's Band of Gold, under the musical direction of Rod Edwards , are joined by Carol Grimes and Janette Mason , and comedy magician Otis Cannelloni.
Producer Sonia Beldom


Unknown: Rod Edwards
Unknown: Carol Grimes
Unknown: Janette Mason
Unknown: Otis Cannelloni.
Producer: Sonia Beldom

: Hayes over Britain

Brian Hayes investigates the top issue of the day.
Give your views by phoning [number removed].
Producers Anne Freeman and Jennifer Teague
LINES OPEN from 6.00pm


Unknown: Brian Hayes
Producers: Anne Freeman
Producers: Jennifer Teague

: Praise the Lord! We Are a Musical Nation

As part of Radio 2's Best of British week, Neil Kinnock is joined by a host of internationally acclaimed
Welsh musicians, including conductor Owain Arwel
Hughes and harpist Elinor Bennett , to take a look at the idea that Wales is "The
Land of Song".
Are the Welsh naturally musical or is it all part of a national stereotype which has been cultivated along with the idea that all Welshmen are keen on rugby and kind to their "mams"?


Unknown: Neil Kinnock
Conductor: Owain Arwel
Harpist: Elinor Bennett

: Rhyme and Rhythm

Sounds Like Winter. This week, Marjorie Lofthouse captures the mood of the season, with readings by Jenny Agutter and Peter Egan acting as a counterpoint to the music. A BroadVision production


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Unknown: Jenny Agutter
Unknown: Peter Egan

: 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 Frank Topping.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with Rev Frank Topping.

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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