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: Sarah Kennedy

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

: Pause for Thought

With Umar Hegedus.


Unknown: Umar Hegedus.

: Wake Up to Wogan

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

: Pause for Thought

With Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Pauline Webb.

: Brian Matthew

Brian Matthew stands in for
Ken Bruce this week.
Including at 10.00 Pick of the Hits.


Unknown: Brian Matthew
Unknown: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

Talking to the people who make the news.

: Debbie Thrower

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

: Ed Stewart

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

: John Dunn

With Answers Please - a chance for listeners to find the answer to that question which has puzzled them for ages.
The John Dunn Show,
BBC Radio 2, London W1A 1AA FAX: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: John Dunn Show

: Hayes Over Britain with Ed Doolan

Investigating a top issue of the day. 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

: Sinatra: the Other Side

The fifth of six programmes features the friends of Frank Sinatra - former US
Presidents Ford and Bush, Beverly Sills, Perry Como , Steve Lawrence , Eydie
Gorme, Vic Damone , and Keely Smith. Hosted by Sid Mark.
An SJS Entertainment
Corporation production


Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Perry Como
Unknown: Steve Lawrence
Unknown: Vic Damone
Unknown: Keely Smith.
Unknown: Sid Mark.

: Turn Down the Lamp

An Irish miscellany of stories and songs to greet the New Year. Singer and songwriter Colum Sands performs his own songs of Ulster life and introduces two of Ireland's finest writers. From the remote
County Cork village of Innishannon comes best-selling author Alice Taylor and her recollections of life in that pastoral setting during the 40s and 50s. In complete contrast, and in his home town, is
Sam McAughtry who was growing up during that same era in the tough, Protestant, Tiger's Bay area of North Belfast. Producer Jim Sheridan


Songwriter: Colum Sands
Unknown: Alice Taylor
Unknown: Sam McAughtry
Producer: Jim Sheridan

: Explorer 2

Join the crew of the research station Explorer. A chance to boldly ask the science questions no-one has asked before.
Producer Anthony Cherry


Producer: Anthony Cherry

: 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.


Unknown: Ellen Jameson

: Adrian Finighan

Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought
With the Rev Frank Topping.

: Steve Madden

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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