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: Sarah Kennedy

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

: Pause for Thought

with Rabbi Jonathan Romain of the Maidenhead
A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Jonathan Romain

: Wake Up to Wogan

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

: Pause for Thought

with Rabbi Lionel Blue.


Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: Ken Bruce

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

: Jimmy Young

talks to the people who make the news.

: Gloria Hunniford

with news and interviews from the world of entertainment.
Including at 3.00 someone's three favourite songs.

: Ed Stewart

with another two contestants competing in the general-knowledge Accumulator Quiz, and regular travel updates.

: John Dunn

Including the Mystery Voice competition.

: Hubert Gregg

says Thanks for the Memory and adds a few personal reminiscences.

: Malcolm Laycock

with Dance Band Days and at 8.00
Big Band Era

: Big Band Special

American trumpet star
Bobby Shew joins the BBC Big Band, conducted by Barry Forgie , in the second of two programmes recorded at the Ashcroft Theatre , Croydon.
Introduced by Sheila Tracy.


Unknown: Bobby Shew
Conducted By: Barry Forgie
Unknown: Ashcroft Theatre
Introduced By: Sheila Tracy.

: Humphrey Lyttelton

with The Best of Jazz on record.

: Jazz Score

The reminiscent quiz on the subject of jazz, chaired by Benny Green , this week from Ronnie Scott 's Club,
With Ronnie Scott ,
Humphrey Lyttelton , Digby Fairweather and Alan Elsdon.
Research and questions by Roy Pellett
A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Benny Green
Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown: Digby Fairweather
Unknown: Alan Elsdon.
Unknown: Roy Pellett

: 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.

: Digby Fairweather

with Jazz Notes
James Lester talks about his new book, Art Tatum.


Talks: James Lester
Unknown: Art Tatum.

: Steve Madden

with Night Ride
Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought with Canon Neville Black.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with Canon Neville Black.

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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