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: Sarah Kennedy

with the Dawn Patrol

: Pause for Thought

With Laurie Rosenberg.


Unknown: Laurie Rosenberg.

: WakeUptoWogan

: Pause for Thought

With the Rev Patrick Forbes.


Unknown: Patrick Forbes.

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

Talking to the people who make the news.

: Debbie Thrower

: Ed Stewart

With the Accumulator quiz.

: John Dunn

Including at 5.55
A Party Election Broadcast by the Liberal Democrats.

: Alan Freeman: Their Greatest Bits

A 13-part series featuring choice cuts from the world of opera and popular classics.

: Nigel Ogden

The Organist Entertains with music, news and information from the popular organ and keyboard world.
And John Leeming reports on the new venue for the ex-Free
Trade Hall Wurlitzer.
For programme information call [number removed]


Unknown: John Leeming

: Quincy Jones - the Dude and His Music

A three-part series in which Moira Stuart celebrates the life, times and hits of America's giant of music. 2:
Quincy Jones's collaboration with Frank Sinatra, his trail-blazing movie soundtracks and the birth of his legendary partnership with Michael Jackson


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Spike Jones: the Man Who Murdered Music

Humphrey Lyttelton tells the story of Spike Jones and the City Slickers, creators of irreverent popular music.
Albums like Dinner Music for
People Who Aren't Very Hungry and 60 Years of Music America Hates Best were to be a huge influence on many musicians and comedians, from the Goons to
Frank Zappa.
Producer Nick Barraclough


Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown: Spike Jones
Unknown: Frank Zappa.
Producer: Nick Barraclough

: Steve Madden

Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought With Frank Topping.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought With 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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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