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: Mo Dutta

Music and cheerful chat. Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with NickBaines.

: Brian Matthew

With Sounds of the Sixties. An eclectic mix of hits and obscurities.

: Jonathan Ross

: The Comedy Hour

1.00 Parsons and Naylor's Pull-Out
Sections A new series in which Andy Parsons and Henry Naylortrawl through the weekend supplements for news, reviews and gossip. With Richie Webb and special guest Annabel Giles. Producer Garth Edwards
1.30 Half Sketch The
Hole in the Wall Gang return for a new series of the hit sketch show.
Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Andy Parsons
Unknown: Henry Naylortrawl
Unknown: Richie Webb
Unknown: Annabel Giles.
Producer: Garth Edwards

: Pick of the Pops

Dale Winton with classic chart rundown from the past 40 years.


Unknown: Dale Winton

: Richard Allinson onSaturday

With Radio 2's Big Wall of Sound and a chance to pick a hit to be played instantly. Plus a chance to win videos in the Movie Detectives.
E-MAIL: [address removed]

: Paul Gambaccini

With America's
Greatest Hits. Music from this week's US charts and oldies from the last four decades.

: Thank You for the Days - a Tribute to Kirsty MacColl

Johnnie Walker looks back at the career of one of England's greatest singer songwriters and plays the songs that brought her critical acclaim and a dedicated following.
There are contributions from Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan who sang with her on the chart hit Fairytale of New York, and from Tom Robinson and Paul Conroy.
Producer: Nick Barraclough
An eight-part series Kirsty MacColl 's Cuba begins on 31 January on Radio 2.


Presenter: Johnnie Walker
Unknown: Shane MacGowan
Unknown: Tom Robinson
Unknown: Paul Conroy.
Producer: Nick Barraclough
Unknown: Kirsty MacColl

: Saturday Night Jack

Jack Docherty with music and reviews as well as interviews with celebrities and an alternative events guide. Aided and abetted by Peter Baikie.


Unknown: Jack Docherty
Unknown: Peter Baikie.

: Bob Harris

Featuring classic tracks and new releases.
PHONE: [number removed]
FAX: [number removed]
E-MAIL: [address removed]

: Lynn Parsons

Including at 2.30
Pause for Thought with Steve Chalke.


Unknown: Steve Chalke.

: Mo Dutta

Music and requests, plus the Featured Artist of the Week.
Including at 6.15
Pause for Thought with Steve Chalke.


Unknown: Steve Chalke.

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.

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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