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: Don Maclean

says Good Morning Sunday and welcomes his special guest Yusuf Islam. Formerly known as Cat Stevens , he recorded his first single in 1966 and went on to sell
25 million records throughout the world.
Including at 7.40 Bishop Roy Williamson.


Unknown: Yusuf Islam.
Unknown: Cat Stevens
Unknown: Roy Williamson.

: Michael Aspel

Michael Aspel meets stars of stage and screen, plus there's the regular film quiz and music. Write in and tell
Aspel how you would spend your perfect Sunday and you could win a mystery prize.


Unknown: Michael Aspel

: Hayes on Sunday

Topical debate, features and phone-ins on issues of the week.

: Vintage Years

12.00 Desmond Carrington with Radio 2 Alt-Time Greats
Some of 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 Those Beautiful
Ballad Years
Mike Redway and the Orchestra conducted by Neil Richardson present a series of the most beautiful and poignant ballads ever written.
4.30 Sing Something Simple With the Cliff Adams
Singers accompanied by Jack Emblow. Rpt
5.00 Frank Topping with Sunday Soapbox
During the programme, call (0121) [number removed].
WRITE TO: Sunday Soapbox, BBC Pebble Mill,
Birmingham B5 7QQ


Unknown: Benny Green
Songwriter: David Jacobs
Unknown: Mike Redway
Conducted By: Neil Richardson
Singers: Cliff Adams
Accompanied By: Jack Emblow.

: Jeffrey Archer

For the next two weeks, politician and novelist Jeffrey Archer presents Melodies for You.


Unknown: Jeffrey Archer

: Sunday Half Hour

Roger Royle presents favourite hymns from St Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, Ham,
Richmond. With musical director Peter Simpson and organist Stephen Matton. Tonight's hymns include Guide me 0 Thou great redeemer; Holy Virgin by God's decree; Sweet sacrament divine; Lord for the years; Praise to the holiest in the height.


Unknown: Roger Royle
Unknown: St Thomas Aquinas
Director: Peter Simpson
Organist: Stephen Matton.

: Alan Keith

with Your Hundred Best

: Taking Notes

Radio 2 Arts Programme Pop music has travelled a long way since Elvis Presley and the Beatles, and so has the music press.
Adam Sweeting investigates the way music journalism has reflected the lives and times of pop. Producer Maura Clarke


Unknown: Elvis Presley
Unknown: Adam Sweeting
Producer: Maura Clarke

: Steve Madden

Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought
With the Rev Martin Reynolds.


Unknown: Martin Reynolds.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought
With the Rev Martin Reynolds.


Unknown: Martin Reynolds.

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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