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: Martin Kelner

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

: Pause for Thought

with Rabbi Sidney Brichto.


Unknown: Sidney Brichto.

: Wake Up to Wogan

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

: Pause for Thought

with the Rev Frank Topping.

: Ken Bruce

Including at 10.00 Pick of the Hits.

: Jimmy Young

talks to the people who make the news.

: Fiona Armstrong

presents an afternoon entertainment show, including at 2.30 the star guest interview and at 3.00 Fifties After Three.

: Ed Stewart

with two contestants on the general knowledge Accumulator Quiz.

: 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.
LINES OPEN from 6.00pm
Producers Anne Freeman and Mark Hill


Producers: Anne Freeman
Producers: Mark Hill

: The Queen of Romance

Asix-part comedy series starring Lesley Joseph as Angela Temple, writer of raunchy romantic fiction.
2: The Spectre at the Feast.Angela has her 30th birthday party for the umpteenth time, but her act becomes less convincing by the minute following the arrival of an unexpected - and unwelcome - guest.
Written by Stephen Sheridan Rpt


Unknown: Lesley Joseph
Unknown: Conrad Bone
Written By: Stephen Sheridan
Mrs Partridge: Pat Coombs
Donald: Gordon Reid
Sarah: Rachel Atkins
Edwin: James Taylor
Taxi driver: David Thorpe

: Spotlight on ...

Jessie Matthews
Michael Alexander profiles a great British star of musical theatre and films.
Nicknamed the "Dancing
Divinity", Jessie Matthews 's turbulent 60-year career embraced variety, cabaret and a spell as radio's Mrs Dale. Her hit songs included Dancing on the Ceiling, Over My Shoulder and Everything's in Rhythm with My Heart.
Producer Anthony Wills


Unknown: Jessie Matthews
Unknown: Michael Alexander
Unknown: Jessie Matthews
Unknown: Mrs Dale.
Producer: Anthony Wills

: Explorer 2

Join the crew of the research station Explorer. Your chance to boldly ask the science questions you've always wanted answered.

: The Jamesons

Late-night listening with social topics, stars and human interest stories as related by the media and the public at large.
Including at 10.45 What's
That Noise? and at 11.45 a review of tomorrow's papers. Plus the classical feature.

: Steve Madden

with Night Ride
Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought with the Rev Frank Topping.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with the 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.

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.

BBC Guidance

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