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: Martin Kelner

with the Early Show
News, views and music, plus a review of the morning's newspapers.

: Pause for Thought

Children from around the world speak about issues that matter to them.
A Unique production

: WakeUptoWogan

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

: Pause for Thought

with Father Brian D'Arcy.


Unknown: Father Brian D'Arcy.

: Ken Bruce

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

: Martyn Lewis

takes the hot seat while
Jimmy Young takes a break. Plus today: your medical questions answered.


Unknown: Jimmy Young

: Gloria Hunniford

Gloria travels to Dublin to take a look at the filming of a new version of The Old
Curiosity Shop. Guests include Sir Peter Ustinov ,
Julia McKenzie ,
Tom Courtney and James Fox.


Unknown: Sir Peter Ustinov
Unknown: Julia McKenzie
Unknown: Tom Courtney
Unknown: James Fox.

: Paul Coia

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

: John Dunn

: Hubert Gregg

says Thanks for the Memory

: Campbell Bumap

with Dance Band Days and at 8.00 Big Band Era Campbell Burnap takes a personal look at the ballroom years at home and abroad.

: Big Band Special

The second of two programmes recorded at the Theatre Royal, Norwich. Barry Forgie conducts the BBC Big Band, with Marian Montgomery. Introduced by Sheila Tracy.


Unknown: Marian Montgomery.
Introduced By: Sheila Tracy.

: Humphrey Lyttelton

with the Best of Jazz on record.

: Voices

Keely Smith
In the first of seven programmes looking at the music of great popular vocalists, Dave Gelly profiles the cool-voiced ballad singer who rose to fame with Louis
Prima's band amid the madness of Las Vegas in the 1950s, but escaped and went on to a distinguished solo career. An Encore production


Unknown: Keely Smith
Unknown: Dave Gelly

: The Jamesons

: Digby Fairweather

with Jazz Notes
British jazz from the Appleby Jazz Festival, featuring the great Stan Tracey Octet.


Unknown: Stan Tracey Octet.

: Steve Madden

with Night Ride
Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought with Rev Dave Cave.


Unknown: Rev Dave Cave.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with Rev Dave Cave.


Unknown: Rev Dave Cave.

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.

BBC Guidance

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