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: Sarah Kennedy

With the Dawn Patrol.
Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Jeffrey Leader.


Unknown: Jeffrey Leader.

: Wake Up to Wogan

At 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rt Rev Roy Williamson.


Unknown: Roy Williamson.

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

PHONE the Comment Line on [number removed] or the Question Line on [number removed] between 11.45am and 1.45pm

: Johnnie Walker

: Alan Freeman: Their Greatest Bits

A selection of favourites from the world of opera and light classical music together.

: Nigel Ogden

With The Organist
Entertains. An exploration of the best organ music from around the world.

: Black Hollywood

Last in a series in which Cathy Tyson looks at the history of black American cinema and how it reflects a changing America. 3: In 1986
Spike Lee 's comedy drama She's Gotta Have It kick-started a new black American cinema which has since resulted in new genres of film and hugely popular Hollywood movies featuring black actors. But the climate has not been as warm for black actresses.


Unknown: Cathy Tyson
Unknown: Spike Lee

: Charlie Watts on Charlie Parker

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts presents a series profiling the greatjazz saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker, who died in 1955, aged 35. The story continues with early days of bebop in Harlem, well before Parker and Dizzy Gillespie 's 1945 recordings together.
Featuring Ray Brown ,
Earl Hines , Parker and Gillespie.


Unknown: Charlie Watts
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Unknown: Ray Brown
Unknown: Earl Hines

: Stuart Maconie

: Janice Long

At 1.30 Pause for Thought with Andrew Graystone.


Unknown: Andrew Graystone.

: Alex Lester

At 3.30 Pause for Thought with Andrew Graystone.


Unknown: Andrew Graystone.

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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