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: Sarah Kennedy

With the Dawn Patrol.

: Pause for Thought

With Umar Hegedus.


Unknown: Umar Hegedus.

: Pause for Thought

With Father Brian D'Arcy.


Unknown: Father Brian D'Arcy.

: Alex Lester

: Jimmy Young

Talking to the people who make the news.
PHONE the Comment Line on [number removed]91 or the Question Line on [number removed]22 between
11.45am and 1.45pm

: Steve Wright in the Afternoon

New and classic music, and another chance to test your knowledge of popular culture in the Big Quiz.

: Richard Allinson

Guests, sport and music.

: Hubert Gregg

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

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Introduced by John Dunn from the Three
Choirs Festival, Worcester
Cathedral. Robin Stapleton conducts the BBC Concert
Orchestra, led by Cynthia Fleming , with guest artists
Della Jones , Tito Beltran and the Bridgewater Choral. Producer Bridget Apps


Introduced By: John Dunn
Unknown: Robin Stapleton
Unknown: Cynthia Fleming
Artists: Della Jones
Artists: Tito Beltran
Producer: Bridget Apps

: Rob Roy

John Sessions continues a six-part reading of Sir Walter Scott 's classic novel.
4: Captured
Abridged by Paul Kent


Unknown: John Sessions
Unknown: Sir Walter Scott
Abridged By: Paul Kent

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents the first of two programmes looking at brass banding in New Zealand.


Unknown: Frank Renton

: The Silver Lining: Jerome Kern

David Jacobs presents a reappraisal of Jerome Kern - writer of over 700 songs.
This programme looks at the British influence in his career and traces his rise from his early hits to his Oscar-winning tunes and international fame.


Unknown: David Jacobs
Unknown: Jerome Kern

: Sheridan Morley

The Radio 2 Arts Programme.

: Nicky Horne

Including at 2.30 Pause for Thought.

: Janey Lee Grace

Music and fun.

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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