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: Sarah Kennedy

With the Dawn Patrol, including at 6.15
Pause for Thought with Martin Warner.

: WakeUptoWogan

Including at 9.15
Pause for Thought with Captain Charles King.


Unknown: Captain Charles King.

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

: Steve Wright in the Afternoon

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

: The Michael Feinstein Songbook

American singer and pianist Michael Feinstein presents a series on some of the great songwriters.
In tonight's programme he spotlights Victor Young, who contributed music to over 350 films as a composer and arranger, culminating in his Oscar-winning Around the World in 80 Days.


Pianist: Michael Feinstein
Unknown: Victor Young

: Friday Night Is MusicNight

From the Hippodrome, Golders Green, London. Richard Baker presents the BBC Concert
Orchestra, conducted by Barry Wordsworth , with guest artists Virginia Kerr,
Peter Hoare and guitarist Phil Bond. At 8.15 during the interval, there is music on disc from the Original Don Cossacks Choir of Russia.
Producer Alan Boyd (R)


Conducted By: Barry Wordsworth
Unknown: Peter Hoare
Guitarist: Phil Bond.
Producer: Alan Boyd

: The Great Oatsby

Kerry Shale reads the seventh of an eight-part adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald 's novel.


Unknown: Kerry Shale
Unknown: Scott Fitzgerald

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents a session from the Travelsphere Holidays Band conducted by Melvin White.
PHONE [number removed] for programme information. E-MAIL: lttb@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Frank Renton
Conducted By: Melvin White.

: The Torch Singers

Eartha Kitt presents a series on the torch song. This final programme features an eclectic choice of torch songs from performers such as Louis Armstrong,
Mabel Mercer ,
Nancy Wilson , Hadda Brooks , Hildegarde, Anita O'Day , Dinah Washington and Eartha Kitt herself.
Producer Neil Rosser


Unknown: Eartha Kitt
Unknown: Mabel Mercer
Unknown: Nancy Wilson
Unknown: Hadda Brooks
Unknown: Anita O'Day
Unknown: Dinah Washington
Unknown: Eartha Kitt
Producer: Neil Rosser

: Sheridan Morley

With the Radio 2 Arts

: Nicky Horne

Including at 2.30am Pause for Thought.

: Janey Lee Grace

Music, fun and frolics.

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.

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