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: Mo Dutta

: Brian Matthew

with Sounds of the 60s

: Comedy Hour

1.00pm New series
Arthur Smith 's Amusing Bits An eight-part series in which Arthur Smith looks at aspects of contemporary life and investigates the rich vein of humour tapped by comics. 1: Love, Sex and MarriageProducer Alex Connock
1.30 Smith and Jones Sound
Mel Smith and Griff Rhys
Jones present the second of ten compilations from their
BBC TV shows, re-edited and remixed for radio.


Unknown: Arthur Smith
Unknown: Arthur Smith
Producer: Alex Connock
Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Griff Rhys

: Judi Spiers

: Nick Barraclough

with New Country

: ltsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie

To celebrate the bikini's 50th birthday earlier this year, Jill Dando traces the history of the amphibious costume. Repeat


Unknown: Jill Dando

: The Four Tops in Concert

Ken Bruce introduces a 1981 concert recorded in Chicago. Producer Richard Masters


Introduces: Ken Bruce
Producer: Richard Masters

: I Write the Songs

Don Black examines the songs of a diverse collection of singer/songwriters.
2: Jake Thackray. Repeat


Unknown: Don Black
Songwriters: Jake Thackray.

: The 1996 Schools Prom

Richard Stilgoe presents highlights from this year's Schools Prom at London's
Royal Albert Hall. A celebration of young people's music-making, ending with Land of Hope and Glory. Producer Carl Dolan


Unknown: Richard Stilgoe
Unknown: Albert Hall.
Producer: Carl Dolan

: David Jacobs

with Easy Does It

: See You Jimmy

Radio 2 Arts Programme Elaine C Smith takes a tongue-in-cheek look at
Glaswegian humour. With patter from Jimmy Logan,
Johnny Beattie , Arnold Brown and Helen Lederer.
Producer Barbara Wallace


Unknown: Johnny Beattie
Unknown: Arnold Brown
Unknown: Helen Lederer.
Producer: Barbara Wallace

: Charles Nove

Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought With Patrick Forbes.


Unknown: Patrick Forbes.

: Mo Dutta

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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