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: Martin Kelner

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

: 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' comments.

: Ed Stewart

: John Dunn

Including the Mystery Voice competition and at 6.45 a look ahead to the weekend 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 Alan Coren
, John Harvey and Harry Thompson.


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Maurice Leonard
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: John Harvey
Unknown: Harry Thompson.

: Friday Night Is Music Night

From the Town
Hall, Falkirk, lain
Sutherland conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Cynthia Fleming , with guest singers
Katrina Murphy and Peter Morrison , and featuring Margaret Pollock on bassoon.
Introduced by Robin Boyle. Concert in association with Falkirk District Council
Producer Alan Boyd
At 8.20, during the interval, Ken Bruce looks forward to more of Radio 2's live concerts over the coming weeks.
Producer Elizabeth Funning


Unknown: Cynthia Fleming
Singers: Katrina Murphy
Singers: Peter Morrison
Unknown: Margaret Pollock
Introduced By: Robin Boyle.
Producer: Alan Boyd
Unknown: Ken Bruce
Producer: Elizabeth Funning

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton with a session from the Ever Ready Band, conducted by their musical director Mark Bentham.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Director: Mark Bentham.

: A Bouquet from Belfast Radio 2 Arts Programme

Seamus McKee and his guests reflect on the lively Belfast arts scene. The Dublin Gate
Theatre is touring with Hugh Leonard 's adaptation of Dickens' Great
Expectations, and the Belfast Lyric has the world premiere of Bill Morrison 's play Drive On. Opera
Northern Ireland, under their new artistic director
Stephen Barlow , are producing The Marriage of Rgaro, and principals from the cast perform live in the studio. Leading Irish traditional musicians also perform, while in Donegal, musicians celebrate the band Altan. Artist Ian Joyce and poet
Cathal O'Searcaigh collaborate on their project The Birth of Seosamh Finn and pianist Nikolai Demidenko is in Belfast to play Chopin. Producer Chris Spurr


Unknown: Seamus McKee
Unknown: Hugh Leonard
Unknown: Bill Morrison
Director: Stephen Barlow
Artist: Ian Joyce
Unknown: Cathal O'Searcaigh
Unknown: Seosamh Finn
Pianist: Nikolai Demidenko
Producer: Chris Spurr

: Digby Fairweather

with Jazz Notes
Herb Geller and Art Themen in concert at the Bull's
Head, Barnes. Revised


Unknown: Herb Geller
Unknown: Art Themen

: 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

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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.

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