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: Martin Kelner

with the Dawn Patrol

: Pause for Thought

With John Florance.


Unknown: John Florance.

: Pause for Thought

With the Rev Ann Easter.

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

: Debbie Thrower

: Ed Stewart

: John Dunn

Including the Mystery Voice competition, and the After Six star guest.

: Jim Lloyd

with Folk on 2 Tonight's guest is
Andy Irvine. A singer, songwriter and gifted musician, his work with bands like Planxty and Patrick Street , as well as a soloist, has led him to be described as "one of Ireland's most creative talents". In between bands,
Irvine has travelled widely and developed a particular interest in the music of the Balkans which has now filtered through into the Irish folk scene.
[number removed]


Unknown: Andy Irvine.
Unknown: Patrick Street

: In Good Voice

Maddy Prior continues a six-part series on unaccompanied singing. 2: Work Songs
Prior delves into the vast archive of a cappella work songs and introduces a selection of numbers which deal with the themes of hard work, enforced work and lack of work. Artists featured include Sweet
Honey in the Rock, Ewan MacColl , Ghanian group
Nipa Sextet, and a powerful performance by Todd Rundgren of his own composition Honest Work. A Rewind production


Unknown: Ewan MacColl
Unknown: Todd Rundgren

: Back on the Road

Nick Barraclough continues his five-part series in which he talks to old friends about life on the road on the folk circuit in the seventies.
3: Harvey Andrews works with Abba, Jeremy Taylor has to follow Pan's People, and Barbara Dickson dodges flying apples in Paris.
A Smooth Operations production


Unknown: Nick Barraclough
Unknown: Harvey Andrews
Unknown: Jeremy Taylor
Unknown: Barbara Dickson

: Doomsday in the Afternoon

Three programmes in which singer/songwriter Sheena Wellington visits the Scottish family of musical travellers, the Stewarts of Blair.
2: The Traveller's Trade
Wellington visits a ceilidh at the house of Cathie Stewart
Higgins. Cathie and her sister Sheila sing the traditional travellers' songs, 90-year-old Belle Stewart performs The Berryfields of Blair, and her grandson Ian sings his own composition The Traveller's Trade.


Unknown: Cathie Stewart
Unknown: Belle Stewart

: Nigel Ogden

The Organist Entertains
Music, news and information from the popular organ and keyboard world, including a conversation with Arnold Loxam
on the occasion of his 80th birthday.


Unknown: Arnold Loxam

: The Jamesons

Phone in and put your point of view to Derek and Ellen
Jameson on [number removed] at the cost of a local call.
LINES OPEN from 10.00pm

: Steve Madden

Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought With Linda Jenkins.


Unknown: Linda Jenkins.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought With Linda Jenkins.


Unknown: Linda Jenkins.

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.

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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.

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