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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 Roger Roberts on Ascension Day.


Unknown: Roger Roberts

: Sarah Kennedy

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

: Pause for Thought

with the Rev Dr Jeff Cuttell.


Unknown: Dr Jeff Cuttell.

: Ken Bruce

with dedications and requests. Including at
10.00 Pick of the Hits.

: Jimmy Young

talks to the people who make the news.

: Chris Stuart

presents the afternoon entertainment show, including at 2.30 the featured interview and at
3.00 Fifties after Three.

: Ed Stewart

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

: John Dunn

: Jim Lloyd

with Folk on 2 Tonight, the first broadcast by The Equation, a new band whose members are aged no more than 21 and include former Young Tradition Award-winner
Kathryn Roberts ,
Sean Lakeman , Sam Lakeman , Seth Lakeman and Kate Rubsy.
INFORMATION HOTLINE: [number removed]


Unknown: Kathryn Roberts
Unknown: Sean Lakeman
Unknown: Sam Lakeman
Unknown: Seth Lakeman
Unknown: Kate Rubsy.

: Folk Club

Dave Burland presents the first of a five-part series focusing on the folk club scene.
Tonight's programme, featuring virtuoso button accordian player
John Kirkpatrick , and blues singer and guitarist Roger Sutcliffe , was recorded at one of the oldest clubs in the country - the Topic in Bradford.
Producers Val Simmonds and Carl Dolan


Songwriter: Dave Burland
Unknown: John Kirkpatrick
Guitarist: Roger Sutcliffe
Producers: Val Simmonds
Producers: Carl Dolan

: Collecting Folk

Malcolm Taylor , librarian of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, presents a four-part series profiling collectors of traditions throughout the UK.
3: Simon Evans is keen to preserve the cultural traditions of his community in Kent and to give local history back to the families who created it. His work with hop pickers and gypsies finds its way into radio programmes, schools and street theatre. A Pier production


Unknown: Malcolm Taylor
Unknown: Simon Evans

: Tatties and Herrin'

The second of six programmes in which Isla St Clair explores the rich oral tradition of music, songs and history from her native Buckie and the north east of Scotland.

: Nigel Ogden

The Organist Entertains
Including, in the review spot, a report by John Leeming on the first CD from a young newcomer to the keyboard scene, Simon Inkley.


Unknown: John Leeming
Unknown: Simon Inkley.

: The Jamesons

Call on [number removed]. LINES OPEN from 10.00pm

: Steve Madden

Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought with the Rev Georgie Baxendale.


Unknown: Georgie Baxendale.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought with the Rev Georgie Baxendale.


Unknown: Georgie Baxendale.

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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