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: Alex Lester

Sitting in for Sarah Kennedy for the first of four weeks with the Dawn Patrol.


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy

: Pause for Thought

With Jeffrey Leader.


Unknown: Jeffrey Leader.

: Sarah Kennedy

Sits in for Terry Wogan for the first of two weeks.


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Pause for Thought

With the Rt Rev
Richard Chartres , Bishop of London.


Unknown: Richard Chartres

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

: Ed Stewart

: Johnnie Walker

: Humphrey Lyttelton

With The Best of Jazz on record.

: Big Band Special Live

Ken Bruce presents the first of four programmes featuring the BBC Big Band on tour with the Berlin-based RIAS Big Band, who celebrate their
50th anniversary this year. They are joined on stage at Northampton's Derngate Theatre by guest vocalist Helen Shapiro.


Unknown: Ken Bruce
Unknown: Helen Shapiro.

: Up a Lazy River with George Melly

The series of programmes in which George Melly traces the development of jazz and blues. Tonight, he surveys the famous Gateway Arch of St Louis from the deck of a paddle steamer. At Scott
Joplin House he explores the connection between jazz and ragtime and meets the composer's descendants at a family reunion.
Written by Michael Pointon


Unknown: George Melly
Written By: Michael Pointon

: The Rock 'n' Roll Years

With Brian Matthew.
WRITE TO: The Rock 'n' Roll Years. BBC Radio 2, London. W1A 4WW E-MAIL: sots@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Brian Matthew.

: Richard Allinson

As part of Radio 2's World of Faith week, Richard Allinson talks to last year's Preacher of the Year, Paul Walker.


Talks: Richard Allinson
Unknown: Paul Walker.

: Katrina Leskanich

Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought
With Jane McCartney.


Unknown: Jane McCartney.

: Mo Dutta

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought
With Jane McCartney.


Unknown: Jane McCartney.

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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