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: Alex Lester

with the Dawn Patrol

: Pause for Thought

With Toni Green.


Unknown: Toni Green.

: Sarah Kennedy

: Pause for Thought

With Father Brian D'Arcy.


Unknown: Father Brian D'Arcy.

: Ken Bruce

with the Pick of the Hits
Two hours of classic tracks, artists and new releases.
E-MAIL: [address removed]

: Jimmy Young

Including legal questions answered.

: Debbie Thrower

Early-afternoon entertainment.

: Ed Stewart

With the Accumulator Quiz.

: John Dunn

: Hubert Gregg

says Thanks for the Memory and adds a few personal reminiscences.

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Introduced by John Dunn from the Forum, Bath, Avon. Kenneth
Alwyn conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , with guest singers Valerie Masterson , Vernon Midgley , pianist
William Davies , and the band of the Royal Air Force College conducted by squadron leader SL Stirling. This programme re-creates the very first programme broadcast 44 years ago and is part of the BBC's 75th Anniversary celebrations. At 8.15, during the interval, Brian Mathew talks to conductor Kenneth
Alwyn about the memories the programme has brought him over the years. Producer Alan Boyd


Introduced By: John Dunn
Unknown: Martin Loveday
Singers: Valerie Masterson
Pianist: Vernon Midgley
Pianist: William Davies
Talks: Brian Mathew
Producer: Alan Boyd

: Kes

Stephen Tompkinson continues his eight-part reading of Barry Hines 's novel.
2: Billy has found the kestrel's nest and is determined to remove and train a fledgling.


Unknown: Stephen Tompkinson
Unknown: Barry Hines

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton introduces a report from the highlight of the Brass Band year - the 1997 National Competition from London's Royal Albert Hall. He will play the winning performance, and present the first of two extracts from the evening gala concert.


Introduces: Frank Renton
Unknown: Albert Hall.

: Sheridan Morley

with the Radio 2 Arts Programme

: Patrick Lunt

Including at 2.30
Pause for Thought

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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