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: Don Maclean

says Good Morning Sunday and welcomes special guest Mike Wooldridge , the BBC's Religious Affairs
Correspondent. Including at
7.40 Rev Donald Eadie.


Unknown: Mike Wooldridge

: 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 on issues of the week.

: Vintage Years

12.00 Desmond Carrington with Radio 2 All-Time Greats
Your favourite tunes and performances on record.
2.00pm Benny Green
A weekly celebration of the art of the songwriter.
3.00 David Jacobs with Sounds Easy
4.00 Legends of Light Music Denis Norden introduces the second of six programmes featuring orchestral favourites from the past on record and another ITMA special arrangement in the studio. With the BBC Concert
Orchestra, conducted by Robin Stapleton.
Musical adviser David Ades
4.30 Sing Something Simple with the Cliff Adams
Singers, accompanied by Jack Emblow.
5.00 Charlie Chester with Sunday Soapbox
During the programme you can call Charlie on [number removed]. WRITE TO: Charlie Chester. BBC Pebble Mill, Birmingham B5 7QQ
6.30 Ronnie Hilton with Sounds of the 50s
Repeated next Sunday at


Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Benny Green
Songwriter: David Jacobs
Introduces: Denis Norden
Conducted By: Robin Stapleton.
Unknown: David Ades
Singers: Cliff Adams
Accompanied By: Jack Emblow.
Accompanied By: Charlie Chester
Unknown: Charlie Chester.
Unknown: Ronnie Hilton

: Richard Baker

Melodies for You featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Barry Wordsworth.


Conducted By: Barry Wordsworth.

: Sunday Half Hour

Roger Royle presents favourite hymns from
Regent Street Presbyterian Church, Newtownards, Northern Ireland.
All my hope on God is founded; Behold the mountain of the Lord;
Come let us to the Lord our God; In the cross of Christ I glory; This earth belongs to God; Spirit of God; Christ is made the sure foundation.


Unknown: Roger Royle

: Alan Keith

with Your Hundred Best

: Songwriters Who Sing

Radio 2 Arts Programme From Noël Coward to Fats Waller
, there were songwriters who sang professionally, and from Cole Porter to
Stephen Sondheim there have been songwriters who could sometimes be persuaded to take to the stage or at least the piano in the parlour. Sheridan Morley hosts a celebration of lyrics and lyricists in performance. Producer Stella Hanson


Unknown: Fats Waller
Unknown: Cole Porter
Unknown: Stephen Sondheim
Unknown: Sheridan Morley
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.

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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