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: Alex Lester

With the Dawn Patrol.

: WakeUptoWogan

: Pause for Thought

With Rabbi Jackie Tabick.


Unknown: Jackie Tabick.

: Jimmy Young

: Ed Stewart

: Johnnie Walker

: David Allan

The best in country music, this week's most-played singles in America, and the latest news and information.
PHONE [number removed]0200 for programme information and details of country music associations
E-MAIL: [address removed]

: Paul Jones

Classic rhythm and blues from the archive and the best of the new releases. With a session from Errol Linton.
E-MAIL: [address removed]. For details of music played this evening ring the Radio 2 Information Line on [number removed]0200


Unknown: Errol Linton.

: Punt and Dennis: It's Been a Bad Week

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a lighthearted six-part series in which they sift through the news stories of the past week to find out who has had a bad week. With special guests and a chance for listeners to compete for This Week's Worst Week of the Week Award.
Songs by Mervyn Stutter Producers Dirk Maggs and Neil Rosser


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Songs By: Mervyn Stutter
Producers: Dirk Maggs
Producers: Neil Rosser

: Comedy Showcase: Canned Heat

Continuing the series of new comedy shows.
Mayhem erupts when Malik's mini-mart becomes a sex-free zone. Starring Sanjeev Bhaskar , Nina Wadia , Paul Sharma ,
Sasha Behar ,
Tracy-Ann Oberman and Chris Pavlo.
Written by Mohammed Aslam Producer Stephen McCrum


Unknown: Sanjeev Bhaskar
Unknown: Nina Wadia
Unknown: Paul Sharma
Unknown: Sasha Behar
Unknown: Tracy-Ann OBErman
Unknown: Chris Pavlo.
Written By: Mohammed Aslam
Producer: Stephen McCrum

: Melly Talks Jazz

George Melly hosts six programmes of jazz and chat in which celebrity jazz fans play the music of their choice. In tonight's programme, his guest is Polly Toynbee. E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: George Melly
Unknown: Polly Toynbee.

: Nicky Horne

: Katrina Leskanich

At 1.30 Pause for Thought With Ranchor Prime.

: Mo Dutta

At 3.30 Pause for Thought With Ranchor Prime.

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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