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: Alex Lester

With the Dawn Patrol.

: Pause for Thought

With Diana de Rosso.


Unknown: Diana de Rosso.

: Sarah Kennedy

: Pause for Thought

With Abdul Bari Atwan.


Unknown: Abdul Bari Atwan.

: Ken Bruce

A morning of great music, the Headline Hunt. the Pop
Master quiz and a chance for someone to say sorry.

: Jimmy Young

: Ed Stewart

The latest entertainment news, a Brain Buster, the Friday final of the Accumulator Quiz. Plus regular travel updates. E-MAIL: stewpot@bbc.co.uk

: Des Lynam

Get ready for the weekend with star guests, sports news and great music.

: Hubert Gregg

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

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Introduced by Brian Kay from the Hippodrome, Golders Green, London. Roderick
Dunk conducts the BBC
Concert Orchestra. With guest artists Janis Kelly and Bonaventura Bottone and pianist Barry Booth. Producer Alan Boyd


Introduced By: Brian Kay
Artists: Janis Kelly
Artists: Bonaventura Bottone
Pianist: Barry Booth.
Producer: Alan Boyd

: Billy Liar

Stephen Tompkinson continues a five-part reading of Keith Waterhouse's classic comic story.
3: Billy has a depressing meeting with his boss,
Mr Shadrack , the funeral director. Abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury


Unknown: Stephen Tompkinson
Unknown: Mr Shadrack
Abridged By: Elizabeth Bradbury

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents a concert given by the Brass
Band of Battle Creek as part of the gala celebrations at this year's national championships in the Royal Albert Hall , London.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall

: David Jacobs

With Easy Does It.

: What Muslims Believe

As part of Radio 2's World of Faith week, Trevor Barnes examines what Muslims around the world believe, with the help of Akram Khan-Cheema .
Producer Norman Winter


Unknown: Trevor Barnes
Unknown: Akram Khan-Cheema
Producer: Norman Winter

: Lynn Parsons

Including at 2.30am Pause for Thought
With Janey Lee Grace.


Unknown: Janey Lee Grace.

: Jackie Bird

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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