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: Sarah Kennedy

with the Dawn Patrol

: Pause for Thought

With Kevin Glass.

: WakeUptoWogan

News, travel and music.

: Pause for Thought

With the Rev Ann Easter.

: Martin Kelner

Dedications and requests.

: Jimmy Young

Talking to the people who make the news.

: Sally O'Sullivan

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

: Ed Stewart

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

: John Dunn

With Answers Please.
QUESTIONS TO: John Dunn , BBC Radio 2, London W1A 1AA FAX: [number removed]
E-MAIL: [address 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 Anne Freeman and Jennifer Teague


Producers: Anne Freeman
Producers: Jennifer Teague

: When the Going Gets Tough

Phillip Fashanu talks to public figures about some of the tougher periods in their life.
His guest tonight is
Bob Champion , who was one of the country's top five jump jockeys when he discovered in 1979 that he'd contracted cancer. With the possibilty of only a few months to live, he started treatment and went on to win the 1981 Grand National.


Talks: Phillip Fashanu
Unknown: Bob Champion

: Harvest Home

A celebration in words and music of the traditions of harvest time, compiled by Georgina Boyes. Harvest time has inspired many great folk songs - from traditional John Barleycorn to the more recent All of a Row and Rolling Home. Many people - from ordinary farm workers to rural vicars and Ralph Vaughan Williams - have written about the good and the bad times of bringing in the harvest. Featuring
Martin Carthy , Eliza Carthy , Barry Coope , Jim Boyes , Lester Simpson , Fi Frazer and Georgina Boyes. Producer David Corser


Unknown: Georgina Boyes.
Unknown: John Barleycorn
Unknown: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Martin Carthy
Unknown: Eliza Carthy
Unknown: Barry Coope
Unknown: Jim Boyes
Unknown: Lester Simpson
Unknown: Fi Frazer
Unknown: Georgina Boyes.
Producer: David Corser

: The Sexton's Tales

George Cole concludes the series of stories of extraordinary Victorians buried in Highgate Cemetery, London. The Lion King
The story of George Wombwell and his travelling menagerie. Only Prince Albert knew what would tempt Wombwell, who called himself "the man who has everythink". Written by Emlyn Harris
A Rewind and IBN co-production


Unknown: George Cole
Unknown: George Wombwell
Written By: Emlyn Harris

: 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

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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