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: Martin Kelner

with the Dawn Patrol

: Pause for Thought

With Janet Gough.


Unknown: Janet Gough.

: Sarah Kennedy

: Pause for Thought

With Ruth Scott.


Unknown: Ruth Scott.

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

: Debbie Thrower

: Ed Stewart

: John Dunn

: Jim Lloyd

presents Folk on 2 With guest Dave Burland.


Unknown: Dave Burland.

: Ralph McTell across the Channel

Ralph McTell presents a four-part series featuring concert recordings from the annual EBU Contemporary Folk Festival which took place recently in Roskilde, Denmark.
1: Baltignet from Denmark and klezmer band Helmut
Eisel and Jem from Germany. Producer Carl Dolan


Unknown: Ralph McTell
Producer: Carl Dolan

: The Wordsmiths

Harvey Andrews presents a two-part examination of the art of lyric writing. With Jez Lowe , Dave Burland , Julie Matthews and Eric Bogle. Producer Nick St George


Unknown: Harvey Andrews
Unknown: Jez Lowe
Unknown: Dave Burland
Unknown: Julie Matthews
Unknown: Eric Bogle.
Producer: Nick St George

: South African Celebration

A five-part series presented by Janet Topp-Fargion .
2: For many South African men, life means leaving homes and families to work in the cities and mines. One of the best known types of music symbolising this way of living is "gumboot" - the miners' dance.


Presented By: Janet Topp-Fargion

: Nigel Ogden The Organist Entertains

Including an interview with American organist
Barry Baker and a visit to Sydney Town Hall in Australia to meet organist David Drury and hear the five-manual
Hill Organ.


Organist: Barry Baker
Organist: David Drury
Unknown: Hill Organ.

: The Jamesons

Phone [number removed] at the cost of a local call from anywhere in the UK. Lines open from 10.00pm

: Steve Madden

Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought With the Rev Martin Reynolds.


Unknown: Martin Reynolds.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought With the Rev Martin Reynolds.


Unknown: Martin Reynolds.

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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