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: Sarah Kennedy

with the Dawn Patrol

: Pause for Thought

With Derek Browning.


Unknown: Derek Browning.

: Pause for Thought

With Frank Topping.

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

Today Alison Rice has holiday tips for listeners.


Unknown: Alison Rice

: Debbie Thrower

: Ed Stewart

: John Dunn

Including the Mystery Voice Competition and at 5.55
A Party Election Broadcast by the Conservative Party.

: Nick Barraclough

with New Country
To mark the programme's new slot, Barraclough has
Billy Ray Cyrus in the studio to discuss his new album and look back over the last four years and the song that got the "new country" ball rolling in the UK ... Achy Breaky Heart.


Unknown: Billy Ray Cyrus

: Jim Lloyd

with Folk on 2 To mark the new slot, there is a special feature on Peggy Seeger - Peggy at the Piano - in which she talks about the influence classical music has had on her approach to folk.


Unknown: Peggy Seeger

: The Music of Japan

Dr Rob Provine presents the last in a four-part beginner's guide to traditional Japanese music and instruments. With musician Yoshikazu Iwamoto.
Bring on the Drummers ...


Unknown: Dr Rob Provine
Musician: Yoshikazu Iwamoto.

: As Time Goes By

A 13-part adaptation by Bob Larbey of his TV sitcom, starring Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer as former sweethearts reunited in middle age.
4: Jean's daughter, Judith, begins to fall for Lionel. And Lionel's publisher, Alistair, begins to fall for Jean.


Unknown: Bob Larbey
Unknown: Judi Dench
Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer

: Explorer II

A six-part series in which Tom Baker explores the science we encounter every day. 5: UFOs.
Computer voice Tom Bevan


Unknown: Tom Baker
Unknown: Tom Bevan

: Steve Madden

Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought With Lesley Carroll.


Unknown: Lesley Carroll.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought With Lesley Carroll.


Unknown: Lesley Carroll.

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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