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: Martin Kelner

with the Dawn Patrol

: Pause for Thought

With Laurie Rosenberg.


Unknown: Laurie Rosenberg.

: Sarah Kennedy

: Pause for Thought

With Captain Charles King.

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

Including legal questions answered.

: Debbie Thrower

: Ed Stewart

: John Dunn

: Mad about Musicals

Paul Nicholas presents the knockout quiz for amateur musical associations around the country. Tonight, an all-Lancashire affafr between the Hyde Musical Society from Manchester and Nohow
Productions from Bolton.


Unknown: Paul Nicholas

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Robin Stapleton conducts the BBC
Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , in a concert from the Hippodrome,
Golders Green, London. With guest singers Janis Kelly and Anthony Michaels-Moore , and Serenata Voices, directed by David Beavan. Introduced by Robin Boyle. Producer Alan Boyd


Unknown: Robin Stapleton
Unknown: Martin Loveday
Singers: Janis Kelly
Singers: Anthony Michaels-Moore
Directed By: David Beavan.
Introduced By: Robin Boyle.
Producer: Alan Boyd

: Every Living Thing

Christopher Timothy reads from James Herriot 's last book of reminiscences.
8: The Tale of Eugene Ireson


Unknown: Christopher Timothy
Unknown: James Herriot
Unknown: Eugene Ireson

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents highlights of the 144th
British Open Brass Band Championships, held in Manchester. With the winning performance of this year's test piece, and excerpts from the gala concert, with performances from Philip Smith , and the Black Dyke Mills band, conducted by James Watson.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Unknown: Philip Smith
Conducted By: James Watson.

: George Melly: a Birthday Celebration

Radio 2 Arts Programme From Paris to Brecon, jazz musician George Melly celebrates his 70th birthday in style. Presented by Mavis Nicholson.


Singer: George Melly
Presenter: Mavis Nicholson
Producer: Lydia Townley

: Charles Nove

Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought
With Michele Guinness.

: Liz Hobbs

New presenter Liz Hobbs - British, European and World water-ski racing champion in the eighties - brings listeners a mix of music and chat.
Producer Matthew Brown


Presenter: Liz Hobbs
Producer: Matthew Brown

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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