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: Martin Kelner

with the Dawn Patrol
News, views and music, plus a review of the morning's newspapers.

: Pause for Thought

With Roger Roberts.


Unknown: Roger Roberts.

: Sarah Kennedy

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

: Pause for Thought

With Adrian Plass.


Unknown: Adrian Plass.

: Ken Bruce

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

: Jimmy Young

Talking to the people who make the news. Plus listeners legal questions answered.

: Judi Spiers

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 the Mystery Voice competition and at 6.45 a look ahead to the weekend's sporting action.

: Speaking Volumes

Sarah Kennedy chairs the chatty quiz show about best-selling books and authors. Joining her this week is regular guest
Maurice Leonard , with Roy Hattersley MP, Leslie Thomas and Penny Vincenzi.


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Maurice Leonard
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Leslie Thomas

: Friday Night Is Music Night

From the White Rock Theatre, Hastings, Robin Stapleton conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday, with guest singers Jacquelyn Fugelle and Arthur Davies, and Cantabile. Introduced by Robin Boyle.

At 8.20 during the interval, Radio 2's through-the-night-man Alex Lester tells us why he lives in Hastings.


Unknown: Robin Stapleton
Unknown: Martin Loveday
Singers: Jacquelyn Fugelle
Singers: Arthur Davies
Introduced By: Robin Boyle.
Unknown: Alex Lester
Producer: Alan Boyd

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton 's guests on tonight's show are the Thoresby Colliery Band with their conductor Stan


Unknown: Frank Renton

: Summer Starts Here: Radio 2 Arts Programme

With a population of 120,000, plus 15,000 students and 3.5 million tourists a year, Cambridge has a lot of entertaining to do. From the bar of the ADC Theatre, Cambridge resident and Radio 2 voice Nick Barraclough talks to local writer Jeffrey Archer, Chas and Dave and David Croft. He previews the city's renowned Folk and Film festivals, visits the art gallery, Kettle's Yard and the building site which will be the rebuilt Arts Theatre.
With jolly japes form this year's Footlights Revue and live music from the renowned Classic Buskers.
A Smooth Operations production


Talks: Nick Barraclough
Unknown: Jeffrey Archer
Unknown: David Croft

: Digby Fairweather

with Jazz Notes
Barbara Thompson 's
Paraphernalia in concert at London's famous Ronnie
Scott's Club.


Unknown: Barbara Thompson

: Charles Nove

Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought With Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Pauline Webb.

: Rianna Scipio

A Ray Harvey production


Unknown: Ray Harvey

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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