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: Don Maclean

says Good Morning Sunday and welcomes his special guest television presenter Isla St Clair.
Including at 7.40 Ven John Barton.


Unknown: John Barton.

: Michael Aspel

presents music old and new with a dash of comedy and a glance at some of the week's anniversaries.

: Hayes on Sunday

Topical debate, features and phone-ins.

: Vintage Years

Desmond Carrington with Radio 2 All-Time Greats
Your favourite tunes and performances on record.
2.00pm Benny Green
3.00 David Jacobs with Sounds Easy
4.00 New series
Legends of Light Music In the first of a six-part series featuring recordings of the work of writers and arrangers who provided some of the best-loved music of the 30s, 40s and 50s, Denis Norden celebrates such outstanding orchestral craftsmen as George Melachrino ,
Clive Richardson and David Rose.
In the studio the BBC
Concert Orchestra, conducted by Robin Stapleton , re-creates for the first time in 50 years an ITMA special arrangement. Producer Roy Oakshott
4.30 Sing Something Simple with the Cliff Adams
Singers, accompanied by Jack Emblow.
5.00 Charlie Chester with Sunday Soapbox
During the programme, call [number removed].
6.30 Ronnie Hilton with Sounds of the 50s
Repeated next Sunday at 12.05am


Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: David Jacobs
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: George Melachrino
Unknown: Clive Richardson
Unknown: David Rose.
Conducted By: Robin Stapleton
Producer: Roy Oakshott
Singers: Cliff Adams
Accompanied By: Jack Emblow.
Accompanied By: Chartie Chester
Unknown: Ronnie Hilton

: Richard Baker

Melodies for You featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Philip Gibson.


Conducted By: Philip Gibson.

: Sunday Half Hour

Roger Royle presents favourite hymns from
St George 's Methodist Church, Boscombe, Bournemouth.
Angel voices ever singing; Lord we have come at your own invitation; And can it be;
Fill Thou my life; 0 Lord my God; Thy hand 0 God has guided; Blessed assurance; May the mind of Christ my Saviour; To God be the glory. Organist George Horrell Producer Clair Jaquiss


Unknown: Roger Royle
Unknown: St George
Organist: George Horrell
Producer: Clair Jaquiss

: Alan Keith

with Your Hundred Best

: Singing the Poetry

Radio 2 Arts Programme Some of our best-known poems have come down to us as song-settings, but what makes a poem
"settable"? What attracts composers to certain poems and not to others? Sean
Street investigates with the help of composers Michael Hurd , Trevor Hold and Douglas Coombes , singer-songwriter Michael Dawney and poet Brian Hinton. Producer Stella Hanson


Unknown: Michael Hurd
Singer: Douglas Coombes
Songwriter: Michael Dawney
Unknown: Brian Hinton.
Producer: Stella Hanson

: Steve Madden

with Night Ride
Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought with Rev Robert James.


Unknown: Rev Robert James.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with Rev Robert James.


Unknown: Rev Robert James.

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.

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