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: Don Maclean

says Good Morning Sunday Concluding Radio 2's World of Faith Week Don Maclean welcomes his special guest, Cardinal Francis Arinze, President of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue at the Vatican. Including at 7.40 the Rev Noel Vincent.


Unknown: Don MacLean
Unknown: Cardinal Francis
Unknown: Noel Vincent.

: Bob Holness

With music reflecting every corner of the Radio 2 catalogue from well-known classical pieces to contemporary chart hits.

: Hayes on Sunday

Including, Sarah Kennedy before 11.00 starting the countdown to the BBC's
Children in Need toddle.


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy

: Vintage Years

12.00 Desmond Carrington with Radio 2 All-Time Greats
Your favourite tunes and performances on record.
Benny Green
A weekly celebration of the art of the songwriter.
3.00 David Jacobs with Sounds Easy
4.00 A Royle Tour
Canon Roger Royle takes listeners on a personal tour of Britain's cathedrals. In the last of this series, he visits Gloucester.
4.30 Sing Something Simple with the Cliff Adams
Singers and the Jack Emblow Quartet. Rpt
5.00 We'll Meet Again
Charlie Chester presents his annual Veterans'
Reunion Show from the Pavilion, Exmouth.
Musical director Colin Campbell


Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Benny Green
Songwriter: David Jacobs
Unknown: Canon Roger Royle
Singers: Cliff Adams
Unknown: Charlie Chester
Director: Colin Campbell

: Tom Conti

presents Melodies for You for the next four weeks.

: Sunday Half Hour

Roger Royle rings the gospel bells of the Billy Graham crusades of the 50s with the help of the New English Orchestra and Chorus and local congregations, in the Black Country Museum, Dudley. Hymns include Wonderful grace of Jesus; 'Tis marvellous and wonderful; The stranger of Galilee; Blessed assurance.


Unknown: Roger Royle
Unknown: Billy Graham

: Alan Keith

with Your Hundred Best

: To Be the Best: The Music Makers

Radio 2 Arts Programme Angela Rippon with the last in an occasional series of programmes about the hopes, dreams and realities of singers, dancers, musicians and actors. Tonight, she looks at the world of the musician and meets a whole range of people for whom making music is a way of life, if not necessarily a way of living. Among them are
Julian Lloyd Webber , Geoff Eales , Mike Reid and Barbara Thompson
Producer Maura Clarke


Unknown: Angela Rippon
Unknown: Julian Lloyd Webber
Unknown: Geoff Eales
Unknown: Mike Reid
Unknown: Barbara Thompson
Producer: Maura Clarke

: Charles Nove

Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought
With the Rev Jenny Wigley.


Unknown: Jenny Wigley.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought
With the Rev Jenny Wigley.


Unknown: Jenny Wigley.

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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