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: Sarah Kennedy

With the Dawn Patrol.
News, views and music, plus a review of the morning's papers. Including at 6.15
Pause for Thought.

: Wake Up to Wogan

Including at 9.15
Pause for Thought with Faris Badawi.


Unknown: Faris Badawi.

: Ken Bruce

The best in new and classic hits, the Pop Master quiz and a chance to say sorry to
! someone by faxing in your apologies on [number removed]. E-MAIL: [address removed]

: Jimmy Young

: Steve Wright in the Afternoon

New and classic music plus the Big Quiz.

: Johnnie Walker

: Nick Barraclough

With New Country.

: Mike Harding

Featuring the best in folk, roots and acoustic-based music, plus highlights of the 1999 Radio 2 Young Folk Award. Six contestants all under 20 compete for this year's award at London's
Barbican Centre.

: Sweet Soul Radio 2

R'n'B legend Rufus Thomas presents a series devoted to vintage soul music from 1969-76.
Tonight's programme focuses on 1973 and features an interview with Gladys Knight about her record
Midnight Train to
Georgia, and music by Bobby Womack , Harold Melvin , the Soul
Children and the O'Jays.


Unknown: Rufus Thomas
Unknown: Gladys Knight
Music By: Bobby WomacK
Music By: Harold Melvin

: Blue Collar -the Portrayal of Working People's Music

Jimmy Nail presents a series exploring how working-class life has been charted in pop music.
4: Gospel to Soul
Tracing the songs of the slaves, from the cotton fields into the churches of the Deep South, and their incorporation into gospel via legends such as Mahalia Jackson and Aretha Franklin.


Unknown: Mahalia Jackson
Unknown: Aretha Franklin.

: Paradise Street

In her ongoing series, Janey Lee Grace talks to celebrities about their childhood experiences of religion.


Talks: Janey Lee Grace

: Katrina Leskanich

Including at 1.30
Pause for Thought.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30
Pause for Thought.

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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