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: Martin Kelner

with the Dawn Patrol

: Pause for Thought

With Kanwaljit Singh.


Unknown: Kanwaljit Singh.

: Sarah Kennedy

: Pause for Thought

With the Rev Frank Topping.

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

: Debbie Thrower

: Ed Stewart

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

: John Dunn

With Answers Please.
The John Dunn Show,
BBC Radio 2. London W1A 1AA
FAX: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: [address removed]

: Hayes over Britain

Voice your views on what's in the news.
PHONE: [number removed] at the cost of a local call from anywhere in the UK. Lines open from 6.00pm

: The Elephant Man

Fourth episode of the eight-part comedy series, written by Debbie Barham.
4: While the Cat's Away
Leonard and Adam head off to Frankfurt for the sake of the polar bear's future ... and the zoo's!


Written By: Debbie Barham.
Terry: Peter Serafinowicz
Leonard: Chris Emmett
Maureen: Geraldine Fitzgerald
George: Geoff McGivern
Stephanie: Joanna Monro
Adam: Richard Pearce
German Hotelier: Wayne Forester

: The Mambo

David Jacobs looks at the background to the mambo which, thanks to orchestra leaders such as Perez Prado
, became one of the biggest music and dance crazes of the fifties. There was even a number one song about it.
Producer Robin Quinn


Unknown: David Jacobs
Unknown: Perez Prado
Producer: Robin Quinn

: Turning the Tables

Ed Stewart introduces the first of two programmes highlighting the often bizarre results when DJ's attempt to make their own records.
Producer Robin Quinn


Introduces: Ed Stewart
Producer: Robin Quinn

: The Jamesons

: Steve Madden

Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought
With the Rev Frank Topping.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought
With the Rev Frank Topping.

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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