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: Sarah Kennedy

with the Dawn Patrol
News, views and music.

: Pause for Thought

With Jimmy Morrison


Unknown: Jimmy Morrison

: WakeUptoWogan

News, travel, weather and some of 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.

: Jimmy Young

Talking to the people who make the news.

: Debbie Thrower

A mix of music and chat, with listeners' views and comments. Plus regular features from the kitchen and garden.

: Ed Stewart

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

: John Dunn

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


Unknown: John Dunn

: Hayes over Britain

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 Jennifer Teague and Anne Freeman


Producers: Jennifer Teague
Producers: Anne Freeman

: Crowned Hudds

A six-part comic romp through history. This week, Henry VIII , featuring
Roy Hudd , June Whitfield ,
Chris Emmett and Jon Glover in Fourth Wedding and Some Funerals.
Written by Michael Dines


Unknown: Henry Viii
Unknown: Roy Hudd
Unknown: June Whitfield
Unknown: Chris Emmett
Unknown: Jon Glover
Written By: Michael Dines

: VJ Day Homage

The war in the Far East ended 50 years ago today. This special documentary pays homage to the men and women who were in the Far East when the war against the Japanese ended on 15 August 1945. We hear from those who came home from the war, those who fought, those who were POWs, the nurses who tended them on release, and the families who waited at home for word of their loved ones.
They speak frankly of their experiences and the scenes they witnessed. Producer Maura Clarke


Producer: Maura Clarke

: The Sexton's Tales

In this six-part series
George Cole reveals the stories of six extraordinary Victorians buried in Highgate Cemetery, London. 1: The Astonishing Journey James Holman, a blind solo explorer whose sight was destroyed by scurvy, roamed the world from
Siberia to South America.
Written by Emlyn Harris
A Rewind and IBN co-production


The Sexton: George Cole
Writer: Emlyn Harris

: The Jamesons

Late-night listening with Derek and Ellen Jameson.
Including at 10.45 What's
That Noise? and at 11.45 a review of tomorrow's papers.


Unknown: Ellen Jameson.

: Steve Madden

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.

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