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: Martin Kelner

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

: Sarah Kennedy

with news, travel, weather and some great hits.

: Pause for Thought

with Rev Frank Topping.

: 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 her afternoon mixture of words and music, including at 2.30 the star guest interview and at 3.00 your record choice in Three after Three.

: Ed Stewart

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

: John Dunn

with Answers Please.

: Hayes over Britain

Voice your views on what's in the news by phoning
0[number removed], at the cost of a local call from anywhere in the UK. Producer Anne Freeman
LINES OPEN from 6.00pm


Producer: Anne Freeman

: Mr Finchley Goesto Paris

by Victor Canning , adapted by Andy and Eric Merriman. Richard Griffiths stars as Edgar Finchley , the shy solicitor's clerk who has travelled to 1930s Paris for the first time. In the third episode, he hears a confession, counsels his client and is taken for a ride. Narrated by James Villiers.


Unknown: Victor Canning
Unknown: Eric Merriman.
Unknown: Richard Griffiths
Unknown: Edgar Finchley
Unknown: James Villiers.
Mr Hammerton: Nicky Henson
Michel: Jeffrey Holland
Jerome Giraud: Simon Roberts
Lawrence Hume: Piers Gibbon
Marie Peters: Serena Evans
Robert Gillespie: James Cohen
Gaston: David Howarth

: The Ghost Singers

Michael Alexander reveals some secrets of the Hollywood sound stages as he investigates the "voices behind the stars", featuring Anita Ellis , Marni Nixon ,
Nan Wynn , Al Jolson , Allan Jones , Andy Williams and many more.
Producer Roy Oakshott


Unknown: Michael Alexander
Unknown: Anita Ellis
Unknown: Marni Nixon
Unknown: Nan Wynn
Unknown: Al Jolson
Unknown: Allan Jones
Unknown: Andy Williams
Producer: Roy Oakshott

: Back Numbers

The second of four programmes in which Dave Gelly delves into the archives of the popular music press to find out what was being said at the time about future legends and long-forgotten crazes, the hot topics in the letters columns, the unbelievable prices in the adverts - all tied together with evocative music. Tonight, the music includes Louis Armstrong ,
Mel Torme and the Goons - and what was bandleader
Geraldo doing on the liner Queen Mary in 1948? An Encore Radio production


Unknown: Dave Gelly
Unknown: Louis Armstrong
Unknown: Mel Torme

: The Jamesons

Late-night listening 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.

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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