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: Martin Kelner

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

: Pause for Thought

With Diana de Rosso.


Unknown: Diana de Rosso.

: Sarah Kennedy

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

: Pause for Thought

With the Rev Dr Jeff Cuttell.


Unknown: Dr Jeff Cuttell.

: Ken Bruce

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

: Nick Owen

All the stories in the news with Nick Owen - the other half of the sofa in BBCtv's
Good Morning ... with Anne and Nick - as he sits in for Jimmy Young who is on his way to tomorrow's outside broadcast from


Unknown: Nick Owen
Unknown: Jimmy Young

: Debbie Thrower

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

: Ed Stewart

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

: Paul Heiney

Sits in for John Dunn today. Including the Mystery Voice competition.


Unknown: John Dunn

: Bob Holness and Friends

From the New Radio
Theatre, Bob Holness presents a part chat, part music and part variety show with the help of the Best of British Jazz Band and a host of surprise guests from the world of showbiz.
Repeated on Saturday A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Bob Holness

: David Allan

With the pick of the best sounds in country music.

: Paul Jones

With classic rhythm and blues from the archive, the best of the new releases and a session featuring actress and singer India James fronting the Cheshire-based Delta blues band Juke House who have just released a debut album, Hands of Heaven.


Singer: India James

: British Country

Neil Coppendale presents the only national radio series dedicated to British country music.
Tonight's music includes songs from award-winning Irish singer Mary Duff , Le Rue, and long-established husband and wife duo Carol Gordon and Bob Newman , plus a track from the new Stu Page album.


Unknown: Neil Coppendale
Singer: Mary Duff
Unknown: Carol Gordon
Unknown: Bob Newman

: The Jamesons

Late-night listening with Derek and Ellen Jameson , featuring personalities and topical issues.
Including at 10.45 What's
That Noise? and at 11.45 a review of tomorrow's papers. Plus the classical feature.


Unknown: Ellen Jameson

: Steve Madden

Chat, competitions and some of the best music.
Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought
With the Rev John Morgan.


Unknown: John Morgan.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought
With the Rev John Morgan.


Unknown: John Morgan.

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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