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: Sarah Kennedy

with the Dawn Patrol
News, views and music, plus a review of the papers.

: Pause for Thought

With John Florance.


Unknown: John Florance.

: WakeUptoWogan

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

: Pause for Thought

With Joanna Bogle.


Unknown: Joanna Bogle.

: Ken Bruce

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

: Trevor McDonald

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. Plus regular features from the kitchen and garden.

: Ed Stewart

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

: John Dunn

Including at 6.45 a look ahead to the weekend's sporting action.

: Panel Beaters

On the Air
In the last in the series of panel games from the archives, David Rider chairs a light-hearted nostalgia quiz covering over 60 years of radio variety. With Dick Bentley , June Whitfield , Noel Johnson and David Hamilton.
First broadcast in 1984 Devised by David Rider Producer Richard Edis


Unknown: David Rider
Unknown: Dick Bentley
Unknown: June Whitfield
Unknown: Noel Johnson
Unknown: David Hamilton.
Producer: Richard Edis

: Friday Night Is Music Night

I From the I Hippodrome,
Golders Green, London.
Kenneth Alwyn conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , with guest singers Janine Roebuck and Donald Maxwell,
and the BBC
Singers, chorusmaster
Ronald Corp. Introduced by Robin Boyle.
Producer Alan Boyd


Unknown: Martin Loveday
Singers: Janine Roebuck
Singers: Donald Maxwell,
Introduced By: Robin Boyle.
Producer: Alan Boyd

: Raffles

Nigel Havers recounts the adventures of E W
Hornung's master cracksman A J Raffles and his faithful sidekick, Bunny Munders , abridged in six parts by Stewart Conn. 5: The Chest of Silver
Raffles surpasses himself. A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Nigel Havers
Unknown: Bunny Munders

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents a session from the Tredegar Town Band, conducted by Nicholas Childs and Nigel Seaman.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Conducted By: Nicholas Childs
Conducted By: Nigel Seaman.

: George Melly

with the Radio 2 Arts
George Melly visited St Ives for its annual festival in September. He talks to the festival organisers Martin Val Baker and local poet Bob Devereaux , visits the new Tate Gallery in the company of painter
Wilhelmina Barns-Graham and sculptor Peter Randall -Page, and visits the Barbara Hepworth Studio with Janet Leach. He also talks to guitarist Pierre Bensusan. A Pier production


Unknown: Martin Val Baker
Unknown: Bob Devereaux
Unknown: Wilhelmina Barns-Graham
Unknown: Peter Randall
Unknown: Barbara Hepworth
Unknown: Janet Leach.
Guitarist: Pierre Bensusan.

: Digby Fairweather

with Jazz Notes
Music by the Ken Wheeler Quintet and the John
Horler/Malcolm Creese Duo.


Unknown: Ken Wheeler

: Charles Nove

Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought
With the Rev Patrick Forbes.


Unknown: Patrick Forbes.

: Saima

Saima Chaudry presents a mixture of music, chat and competitions.
A Portland Media Services production


Unknown: Saima Chaudry

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.

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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.

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