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: MoDutta

Including at 6.15
Pause for Thought

: The Saturday Club Story

Joe Brown celebrates the 40th anniversary of the first broadcast of Saturday Club with its host Brian Matthew.
With contributions from radio producers and star guests, plus archive interviews and unique BBC session performances from the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Everly Brothers, Roy Orbison , Cliff Richard and Jimi Hendrix.
Producer Kevin Howlett


Unknown: Joe Brown
Unknown: Brian Matthew.
Unknown: Roy Orbison
Unknown: Cliff Richard
Unknown: Jimi Hendrix.
Producer: Kevin Howlett

: Comedy Hour

1.00pm The Monkhouse
The series in which Bob
Monkhouse sifts through some classic comedy.Today he looks at what makes good radio comedy, from Frankie Howerd to Stephen Fry.
1.30 The News Huddlines
Roy Hudd , June Whitfield and Chris Emmett present their weekly satirical review. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Frankie Howerd
Unknown: Stephen Fry.
Unknown: Roy Hudd
Unknown: June Whitfield
Unknown: Chris Emmett

: Alan Freeman

With Pick of the Pops.

: Johnnie Walker

: Paul Gambaccini

With America's Greatest Hits.

: Cliff Richard - for Real

Cliff Richard talks about his latest studio album - his first for five years - which marks a departure from his previous style. With contributions from his record producer and fellow performers. Producer Robin Quinn


Talks: Cliff Richard
Producer: Robin Quinn

: Nils Lofgren in Concert

Recorded at Ronnie Scott 's, Birmingham, in June this year. Introduced by Johnnie Walker. Producer Graham Pass


Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Introduced By: Johnnie Walker.

: Billy Ocean's Caribbean Sunshine

Concluding the series in which Billy Ocean presents the sounds of the Caribbean.
Producer John Sugar


Producer: John Sugar

: Bob Harris

: Jeff Owen

Including at 2.30
Pause for Thought With Patrick Forbes.


Unknown: Patrick Forbes.

: Mo Dutta

Including at 6.15
Pause for Thought With Patrick Forbes.


Unknown: Patrick Forbes.

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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