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: Sarah Kennedy

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

: Pause for Thought

With Tony Stevens.


Unknown: Tony Stevens.

: Wake Up to Wogan

News, travel, weather and the greatest hits of all time.

: Pause for Thought

With the Rt Rev Roy Williamson.


Unknown: Roy Williamson.

: Ken Bruce

Dedications and requests. Including at 10.00 Pick of the Hits.

: Anne Robinson

Talks to the people who make the news.

: Debbie Thrower

Music and chat, with views and comments. Plus regular features from the kitchen and garden.

: Ed Stewart

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

: John Dunn

Answers Please - a chance for listeners to find the answer to a question which has puzzled them for ages. QUESTIONS TO: John Dunn. BBC Radio 2. London W1A 1AA FAX: (0171) [number removed]

: Hayes over Britain

Brian Hayes investigates a top issue of the day. Voice your views on what's in the news by phoning [number removed] at the cost of a local call from anywhere in the UK.
LINES OPEN from 6.00pm
Producers Anne Freeman and Jennifer Teague


Unknown: Brian Hayes
Producers: Anne Freeman
Producers: Jennifer Teague

: The City of Varieties

In the last of the series featuring celebrities from the world of variety on stage at the City Varieties Music Hall in Leeds, Danny La Rue stars in a tribute to the ladies of the music hall.
Once a regular guest on BBCtv's Good Old Days, he performs a medley of wartime songs, and ends with a rousing chorus of The Old Bull and Bush.
Hosted by Johnny Dennis. A PSTV production


Unknown: Danny La Rue
Unknown: Johnny Dennis.

: The Story of Grand Hotel

On the eve of its anniversary,
Leonard Pearcey traces the story of a much-loved music programme from the golden days of radio. Grand Hotel was one of radio's earliest outside broadcasts, a technical triumph and possibly a nightmare, too, for its day. It was first heard live from the Grand
Hotel in Eastbourne on 28 July 1925, accompanied by the chink of tea cups and polite applause.
Producer Ruth Cubbin
Grand Hotel 70th anniversary gala concert: Saturday 29 July


Unknown: Leonard Pearcey
Producer: Ruth Cubbin

: Katie and Friends

This week Tony Soper joins Katie Boyle to talk birds, June Roach shares her expert knowledge of rats and hamsters, and there's a visit to an ape sanctuary near Wareham in Dorset.


Unknown: Tony Soper
Unknown: Katie Boyle

: The Jamesons

Late-night listening, including at 10.45 What's
That Noise? and at 11.45 a review of tomorrow's papers. Plus the classical feature.

: Steve Madden

Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought
With the Rev Frank Topping.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought

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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