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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for
Thought with Barney Leith.

: Wake Up to Wogan

And at9.15 Pause for Thought with Father Brian D'Arcy.


Unknown: Father Brian D'Arcy.

: Ken Bruce

Including the Pop Master Quiz, Mind the Gap and Tracks of My Years, in which a celebrity picks theirtop-ten favourite records.

: Jimmy Young

: Steve Wright in the Afternoon

Music and celebrity chat, plus horoscopes from astrologer Jonathan Cainer.


Unknown: Jonathan Cainer.

: Johnnie Walker

: Humphrey Lyttelton

With the Best of Jazz.

: Big Band Special

Featuringthe BBC Big Band, conducted by Barry Forgie with special guest
Georgie Fame in the second part of a concert recorded at the Anvil in Basingstoke. Presented by Stacey Kent.


Conducted By: Barry Forgie
Unknown: Georgie Fame
Presented By: Stacey Kent.

: Jools Holland

Jools Holland shares some of his favourite music from the past 60 years. He is joined by Chas Jankel and Laurie Latham , who discuss the Ian Durytribute album.


Unknown: Chas Jankel
Unknown: Laurie Latham
Unknown: Ian Durytribute

: Mark Lamarr: Shake,Rattle and Roll

A programme of rock 'n' roll treasures from the vaults of Columbia and a chance to win an album by one of its greatest stars, Johnny Horton.


Unknown: Johnny Horton.

: Richard Allinson

Music, conversation and the chance to win the What When
Where competition.

: Janice Long

At 1.30 Pause for Thought with Michael Wakelin.


Unknown: Michael Wakelin.

: Alex Lester

At 3.30 Pause for Thought with Michael Wakelin.


Unknown: Michael Wakelin.

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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