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: Sarah Kennedy

At 6.15 Pause for Thought with Lionel Fanthorpe.


Unknown: Lionel Fanthorpe.

: Wake Up to Wogan

Including at 9.15 Pause for Thought with Rabbi YY Rubenstein.


Unknown: Rabbi Yy Rubenstein.

: Ken Bruce

Including the Pop Master Quiz, Mind the Gap and Tracks of My Years, in which celebrities pick theirten favourite tunes.

: Jimmy Young

: Steve Wright in the Afternoon

Including horoscopes from astrologer Jonathan Cainer.


Unknown: Jonathan Cainer.

: Johnnie Walker

: Humphrey Lyttetton

With the Best of Jazz.

: Big Band Special

Featuring the BBC Big Band, conducted by bandleader Bob Florence , with guest trumpeter Marvin Stamm. Presented by Stacey Kent.


Unknown: Bob Florence
Unknown: Marvin Stamm.
Presented By: Stacey Kent.

: Courtney Pine's JazzCrusade

Series in which Courtney
Pine explores modern jazz. This week he visits
Scandanaviaand.in particular, Oslo. With guests Stuart Nicholson , who discusses the region's jazz history, and Swedish pianist Esbjorn Svensson. Also, guitarist John Scofield chooses a classic track.


Unknown: Stuart Nicholson
Pianist: Esbjorn Svensson.
Guitarist: John Scofield

: Suzi Quatro: Rockin' withSuziQ

Featuring three hits from the independent Specialty label, more car songs and a listener's rock 'n' roll memory.

: Richard Allinson

Music, conversation and the chance to win the What When
Where competition.
E MAIL: [address removed]

: Janice Long

Including at 1.30 Pause for Thought with Marcia Dixon.


Unknown: Marcia Dixon.

: Alex Lester

Including at 3.30 Pause for
Thought with Marcia Dixon.


Unknown: Marcia Dixon.

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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