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: Sarah Kennedy

: Pause for Thought

with Helen Pearson.


Unknown: Helen Pearson.

: Pause for Thought

with Father Brian D'Arcy.


Unknown: Father Brian D'Arcy.

: Ken Bruce

Pick of the Hits at 10.00.

: Jimmy Young

Plus your financial queries answered by Alison Mitchell.


Unknown: Alison Mitchell.

: Gloria Hunniford

Including at 2.30 the star guest interview.

: Ed Stewart

: Just a Lot of Joy

Today, family, friends and stars gather together in All Souls' Chuch, Langham
Place, London, to celebrate the life of Roy Castle , one of our most popular entertainers. Chris Stuart describes the scene.
Producer James Whitbourn


Unknown: Roy Castle
Unknown: Chris Stuart
Producer: James Whitbourn

: Roy Castle

in Castle's on the Air
Highlights from the popular 1970s show, in which Roy sings with the famous
Northern Radio Orchestra - and the infamous Castle
Choir, and has fun with all the regular characters. As usual Breadline Productions offer their version of a major classic. With Roy are Mike Burton , Eli Woods and Jacqueline Clarke.
A Mike Craig production


Unknown: Mike Burton
Unknown: Eli Woods
Unknown: Jacqueline Clarke.
Unknown: Mike Craig

: Underneath the Archives

Another chance to hear
Cosmotheka (Al and Dave Sealy ) revive the great days of music-hall.


Unknown: Dave Sealy

: Jim Lloyd

with Folk on 2 Featuring a set from Brian Peters and Gordon Tyrrall.

: Eurofolk in Concert

Paul James presents some of the best European folk bands recorded during their visits to Britain. The series begins with German group
La Rotta who were recorded at the Edinburgh Harp
Festival. They feature hurdygurdy, accordeon, bagpipes, sax, flute, guitar and harp in music that's a mixture of traditional German and early music influences.


Unknown: Paul James
Unknown: La Rotta

: The Spirit of the Tweed

The rolling hills and flowing rivers of the Borders are often neglected by songwriters as well as by visitors to Scotland who favour the better known
Highlands. St Andrew 's Day, Scotland's national day, is celebrated by an exploration in words and music of the Border river, the Tweed.
Producers Dave Batchelor and Declan Lynch


Unknown: St Andrew
Producers: Dave Batchelor
Producers: Declan Lynch

: Sun, Salsa and Samba

All the bright and rhythmic colours of Latin American music painted by William Marquez. This week - the music of Central America and the Caribbean.
Producer Philip Whitaker


Unknown: William Marquez.
Producer: Philip Whitaker

: Nigel Ogden

The Organist Entertains

: The Jamesons

Phone in on 0[number removed]at the cost of a local call from anywhere in the UK.

: Steve Madden

with Night Ride
Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought with Mary Murphy.


Unknown: Mary Murphy.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with Mary Murphy.


Unknown: Mary Murphy.

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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