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: Sarah Kennedy

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

: Pause for Thought.

With Khadijah Knight.

: Wake Up to Wogan

With the news, travel, weather and some of the greatest hits of all time.

: Pause for Thought

With Canon Colin Semper.


Unknown: Canon Colin Semper.

: Ken Bruce

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

: Ed Doolan

takes a behind-the-scenes look at a typical comprehensive, as he visits a Birmingham school.

: Debbie Thrower

A mix of music and chat, with listeners' views and comments. Plus regular features from the kitchen and garden.

: Ed Stewart

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

: Paul Heiney

Including the Mystery Voice Competition.
To take part write to: The John Dunn Show. BBC Radio 2. London W1A 1AA
FAX: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: John Dunn Show.

: Laughter in the Air

Barry Took presents a four-part history of BBC Radio comedy. The series includes the high points of the classic comedy of the twenties, the "golden age" of the fifties and sixties and the best of today's new stars, in a selection of clips from the BBC archive and the BBC Radio Collection.
1: Outstanding stand-up comedians and soloists from Robb Wilton and Arthur
Askey to Harry Hill , via Roy Hudd , Ken Dodd and Frankie Howerd.
Written by Barry Took Producer Aled Evans


Unknown: Harry Hill
Unknown: Roy Hudd
Unknown: Ken Dodd
Unknown: Frankie Howerd.
Written By: Barry Took
Producer: Aled Evans

: David Allan

With the best in country music.

: Paul Jones

With rhythm and blues classics from the archive, the best of the new releases, and three items specially recorded by the Texan guitarist Sherman Robertson , a virtual unknown when he did his first session for the show in 1992, but now a major figure on the blues circuit.


Guitarist: Sherman Robertson

: Shared Experience

A six-part series in which Allan Taylor meets, plays music and chats to friends, contemporaries and heroes.
3:The legendary Ramblin' Jack Elliott, who has influenced people from Bob Dylan to Ralph McTell.


Unknown: Allan Taylor
Unknown: Bob Dylan
Unknown: Ralph McTell.

: 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. Plus the classical feature.


Unknown: Ellen Jameson

: Steve Madden

Music and conversation after midnight.
Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought
With the Rev Eric Gaudion.


Unknown: Eric Gaudion.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought
With the Rev Eric Gaudion.


Unknown: Eric Gaudion.

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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