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: Martin Kelner

sits in for Sarah Kennedy today with the Dawn Patrol News, views and music, plus a review of the morning's newspapers.


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy

: Pause for Thought

With Diana de Rosso.
A Unique Broadcasting production

: Sarah Kennedy

sits in for Terry Wogan today with news, travel, weather and the greatest hits of all time.


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Pause for Thought

With the Rev John Rackley.


Unknown: John Rackley.

: Ken Bruce

Hits, new releases and timeless classic tracks.

: Jimmy Young

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

: Judi Spiers

sits in for Debbie Thrower this week, hosting the late lunch and early afternoon entertainment programme.


Unknown: Debbie Thrower

: Ed Stewart

With two contestants on the general-knowledge
Accumulator Quiz, Where Are You Now? and regular travel updates.

: 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.


Unknown: Sheila Tracy
Conducted By: Barry Forgie.

: Humphrey Lytterton

with The Best of Jazz on record.

: Unsung Heroes

In the world of popular music, the spotlight inevitably falls upon singers and soloists, bandleaders and the band themselves.
Here David Jacobs presents a new six-part series which pays tribute to the unsung heroes of popular music, the great big-band arrangers.
Featuring the BBC Big Band conducted by Barry Forgie and recorded at the Golders
Green Hippodrome, London 1: Sy Oliver , who was the arranger for
Jimmie Lunceford and Tommy Dorsey.
Producer Graham Pass


Unknown: David Jacobs
Conducted By: Barry Forgie
Unknown: Sy Oliver
Unknown: Jimmie Lunceford
Unknown: Tommy Dorsey.

: 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

Featuring Marcus Hummon in session.
Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought
With Grace Sheppard.


Unknown: Marcus Hummon

: Alex Lester

Featuring Marcus Hummon in session.
Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought
With Grace Sheppard.


Unknown: Marcus Hummon

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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