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: Sarah Kennedy

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

: Pause for Thought

Ulla Simmons reflects on last Saturday's National Quiet Day.


Unknown: Ulla Simmons

: Wake Up to Wogan

with news, travel, weather and some more great hits.

: Pause for Thought

with Dr Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Dr Pauline Webb.

: Ken Bruce

Including at 10.00 Pick of the Hits.

: Jimmy Young

talks to the people who make the news.

: Gloria Hunniford

Including at 2.30 the star guest interview.

: Ed Stewart

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

: John Dunn

Including Answers Please and the Mystery Voice competition.

: Mr Finchley Goes to Paris

by Victor Canning.
Richard Griffiths stars as Edgar Finchley , the shy solicitor's clerk who has travelled to 1930s Paris for the first time. Narrated by James Villiers.
4: Mr Finchley doesn't make the headlines, Robert is abandoned and both are all at sea.
Narrated by James Villiers
Adapted by Andy and Eric Merriman Producer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: Victor Canning.
Unknown: Richard Griffiths
Unknown: Edgar Finchley
Unknown: James Villiers.
Unknown: James Villiers
Unknown: Eric Merriman
Producer: Gareth Edwards
Mr Hammerton: Nicky Henson
Madame Mignard: Jacqueline Tong
Robert GiSespk: James Cohen
Jerome Giraud: Simon Roberts
Jacques: David Howarth
Lawrence Hume: Piers Gibbon
Marie Peters: Serena Evans
Baptiste Mignard: Albert Welling

: Hayes over Britain

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


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

: A Garland for Judy

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of Judy Garland 's death, Steve Race , who worked as an orchestral arranger on her first
Palladium visit, celebrates one of the 20th century's most talented stars.
Producer John Langridge


Unknown: Judy Garland
Unknown: Steve Race
Producer: John Langridge

: I've Heard That Song Before

In the first of a second series,
John Walters continues to dig into the archives for the tunes that were hits twice over - and unearths some surprises.
Producer Roy Oakshott


Unknown: John Walters
Producer: Roy Oakshott

: The Jamesons

Derek and Ellen present music and chat, including at 10.45 What's That
Noise? and at 11.45 a review of tomorrow's papers.

: 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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