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: Sarah Kennedy

with the Dawn Patrol
News, views and music.

: Pause for Thought

With Frank Stirling in the Holy Land.
A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Frank Stirling

: Wake Up to Wogan

News, travel, weather and the greatest hits of all time. E MAIL: terry.wogan.show@bbc.co.uk

: Pause for Thought

With the Rev John Rackley.


Unknown: John Rackley.

: Ken Bruce

With hits, new releases and timeless classic tracks.

: Jimmy Young

Talking to the people who make the news. Plus medical questions answered.

: Debbie Thrower

With special guest Tina Turner. Plus Mary Berry provides ideas for Easter meals.
For a Recipe Sheet send an SAE to [address removed]


Unknown: Tina Turner.
Unknown: Mary Berry
Unknown: Debbie Thrower

: Ed Stewart

With Accumulator Quiz and Where Are You Now?

: John Dunn

Including the Mystery Voice competition and a conversation with a foreign correspondent about what's making news in their area.

: Hubert Gregg

says Thanks for the Memory and adds a few personal reminiscences.

: Malcolm Laycock

with Dance Band Days and at 8.00 Big Band Era

: Big Band Special

Sheila Tracy presents the BBC Big Band conducted by Barry Forgie. Their guest tonight is American trumpet virtuoso Bobby Shew , former member of the Woody Herman and Buddy Rich big bands and a renowned jazz artist, whose solos include Round
Midnight and There Is No Greater Love.


Unknown: Sheila Tracy
Conducted By: Barry Forgie.
Unknown: Bobby Shew
Unknown: Woody Herman
Unknown: Buddy Rich

: Humphrey Lyttetton

with The Best of Jazz on record.

: Radio Days

Six programmes in which the BBC Big Band re-create famous big band broadcasts of yesteryear. 3: Sheila Tracy looks back to February 1940 and a broadcast given by Count Basie's band from the Southland Cafe in Boston.
Classic Basie material performed includes Ebony Rhapsody, Lady Be Good and One O'Clock Jump.
Guest vocalist Clark Peters recreates Boogie Woogie Blues and Baby Don't You Tell On Me as originally performed by Jimmy Rushing.


Unknown: Sheila Tracy
Unknown: Clark Peters
Unknown: Jimmy Rushing.

: 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.
A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Ellen Jameson

: Steve Madden

Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought With Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Pauline Webb.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought With Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Pauline Webb.

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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