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: Don Maclean

says Good Morning Sunday and welcomes his special guest Hank Marvin.
Including at 7.40 the Rev Howard Booth.


Unknown: Hank Marvin.

: Michael Aspel's Sunday Morning

How would you spend your perfect Sunday? Write in and tell Aspel and you could win a mystery prize. Every week, filming This Is Your Life, Michael Aspel meets stars of stage and screen. Have you ever met anyone famous? If so, write in with your "the day I bumped into ..." anecdotes. Plus the regular film quiz and music from the entire Radio 2 catalogue.


Unknown: Michael Aspel

: Hayes on Sunday

Topical debate, features and phone-ins.

: Vintage Years

12.00 Desmond Carrington with Radio 2 All-Time Greats
Your favourite tunes and performances on record.
2.00pm Benny Green
A weekly celebration of the art of the songwriter.
3.00 David Jacobs with Sounds Easy. The music of yesterday in that easy style.
4.00 Tea at the Berystede Leonard Pearcey invites listeners to take tea at the Berystede Hotel, Ascot, in the company of the Martin Loveday Palm Court Trio and guest Laura Jellico.
4.30 Sing Something Simple
With the Cliff Adams
Singers and the Jack Emblow Quartet. Rpt
5.00 Charlie Chester with Sunday Soapbox
WRITE TO: Charlie Chester , BBC Pebble Mill, Birmingham B5 7QQ


Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Benny Green
Songwriter: David Jacobs
Unknown: Berystede Leonard Pearcey
Unknown: Laura Jellico.
Singers: Cliff Adams
Unknown: Charlie Chester
Unknown: Charlie Chester

: Sunday Half Hour

Hills of the North Rejoice Roger Royle presents the first of his Advent programmes with hymns from the four corners of England on the theme of All the ends of the earth will see the salvation of our
God. This first programme comes from St Oswald's
Church, Durham, and the hymns include Hills of the north rejoice; Hark a herald voice is calling; Christ is the world's true light, All my hope on God is founded.


Unknown: Roger Royle

: Alan Keith

with Your Hundred Best

: Wagons Roll

Radio 2 Arts Programme George Perry revisits the Western and looks at the archetypal hero in the shape of John Wayne , Gary Cooper and James Stewart , and examines the role of "womenfolk" in the genre.
Producer Maura Clarke


Unknown: George Perry
Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Gary Cooper
Unknown: James Stewart
Producer: Maura Clarke

: Steve Madden

Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought
With the Rev lain Telfer.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought
With the Rev lain Telfer.

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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