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: Don Maclean

says Good Morning Sunday Don Maclean welcomes his special guest, actor
Tony Robinson who is well known as Blackadder's downtrodden, dirty sidekick Baldrick in the TV series.


Unknown: Don MacLean
Unknown: Tony Robinson

: Michael Aspel

with a concentrated cocktail of the very best in Radio 2 music.

: Hayes on Sunday

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

: Vintage Years

12.00 Desmond Carrington with Radio 2 All-Time Greats
2.00pm Benny Green
A weekly celebration of the art of the songwriter.
3.00 Alan Dell with Sounds Easy
4.00 A Tenor Sang
In the last of the series,
Robin Gregory gives listeners the choice of who they'd like to hear featured in future programmes, and he plays a wide variety of tenors. Producer Roger Bowman
4.30 Sing Something Simple Featuring the Cliff Adams Singers and the Jack Emblow Quartet.
5.00 Soapbox Goes to Sea The second of two programmes recorded last summer when Charlie Chester
cruised to the Baltic capitals.
This week Stockholm,
Tallin and the ultimate destination of the voyage - St Petersburg.


Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Benny Green
Unknown: Robin Gregory
Producer: Roger Bowman
Singers: Cliff Adams
Unknown: Charlie Chester

: Richard Baker

with Melodies for You
Featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Barry Wordsworth.


Conducted By: Barry Wordsworth.

: Sunday Half Hour

Roger Royle presents favourite hymns from
Craiglockhart Parish Church in Edinburgh.
Praise the Lord, His glories show; How lovely is thy dwelling place; All people that on earth do dwell; Look forward in faith; Approach my soul; Sing to the Lord's goodness; Jesus lover of my soul; Holy, holy, holy. Musical Director and Organist Dennis Deas.


Unknown: Roger Royle
Organist: Dennis Deas.

: Alan Keith

with Your Hundred Best

: Radio 2 Arts Programme

Humour, Malice and Music! From Haydn and Hoffnung to malediction and damnation. Not forgetting the Great Bassoon joke and some devilish funny things written about music - from Horace to Shaw, from Alice to Uncle Matthew.
Presented by John Amis. Producer Stella Hanson


Presented By: John Amis.
Producer: Stella Hanson

: Steve Madden

with Night Ride
Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought with Kirsty Thorpe.


Unknown: Kirsty Thorpe.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with Kirsty Thorpe.


Unknown: Kirsty Thorpe.

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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