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: Martin Kelner

Sits in for Sarah Kennedy today with the Dawn Patrol News, views and music, plus a review of what the morning's newspapers are saying.


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy

: Wake Up to Wogan

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

: Pause for Thought

With the Rev Frank Topping.

: Ken Bruce

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

: Jimmy Young

Talking to the people who make the news. Plus legal questions answered.

: Debbie Thrower

A mix of music and chat, with listeners' views and comments.

: Ed Stewart

Including the final of the Accumulator Quiz and regular travel updates.

: John Dunn

John Dunn visits Orford
Ness, a shingle spit off the Suffolk Coast. John traces the extraordinary history of this unique piece of coastline and discusses the challenges faced by the National Trust, who now own the spit, in decontaminating the area and conserving its wildlife.


Unknown: John Dunn
Unknown: Suffolk Coast.

: Maestro

Richard Stilgoe conducts another edition of the offbeat musical quiz.
Written by Jeremy Pascal and Phil Swern


Unknown: Richard Stilgoe
Written By: Jeremy Pascal
Written By: Phil Swern

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Recorded at the Hippodrome, Golders
Green, London. Michael
Reed conducts the BBC
Concert Orchestra, led by Cynthia Fleming , with guest singers Myrra Malmberg and James Graeme , with Geoff Eales (piano) and the Stephen Hill singers.
Introduced by Robin Boyle. Rpt


Unknown: Cynthia Fleming
Singers: Myrra Malmberg
Singers: James Graeme
Piano: Geoff Eales
Singers: Stephen Hill
Introduced By: Robin Boyle.

: Frenchman's Creek

Jenny Agutter reads Daphne du Maurier's story.
4: Night falls and the pirates steal ashore on the Cornish coast.
A Sound Ideas production


Unknown: Jenny Agutter

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton introduces a session with the Norwegian band
Eikanger-Bjorsvik Musikklag , conducted by Ray Farr.


Introduces: Frank Renton
Unknown: Eikanger-Bjorsvik Musikklag
Conducted By: Ray Farr.

: From Jericho to Jazz: Radio 2 Arts Programme

With the help of leading figures in the trumpet world including Guy Barker, Philip Jones, Crispian Steele-Perkins and Maynard Ferguson, John Wallace presents a special edition looking at the history of the trumpet as a solo instrument.
Featured artists include Maurice Andre, Louis Armstrong, Wynton Marsalis, Chet Baker, Harry James and Dizzy Gillespie, with readings performed by Bill Paterson.


Presenter: John Wallace
Interviewee: Guy Barker
Interviewee: Philip Jones
Interviewee: Crispian Steele-Perkins
Interviewee: Maynard Ferguson
Reader: Bill Paterson
Producer: Bob McDowell

: Campbell Bumap

with Jazz Notes
Music from the BBC Big Band, conducted by Bill Ashton , Cliff Hardie and Richard Niles.


Conducted By: Bill Ashton
Conducted By: Cliff Hardie
Conducted By: Richard Niles.

: Charles Nove

Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought With Jenny Nemko.


Unknown: Jenny Nemko.

: Pat de Whalley

Rising with the lark to get the day off to an early start. A Unique Broadcasting production

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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.

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