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: Richard Allinson

With the Dawn Patrol.
And at 6.15 Pause for
Thought with Paul Walker.


Unknown: Paul Walker.

: Wake Up to Wogan

At 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Murray Grant.


Unknown: Murray Grant.

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

Talking to the people who make the news.

: Alex Lester

: The Michael Feinstein Songbook

American singer and pianist Michael Feinstein presents a new nine-part series on both legendary and lesser-known songwriters. Today he looks at Jimmy McHugh , among whose many lyricists was the love of his life Dorothy Fields. Contributors include Peggy Lee, Louis Armstrong, Ethel Waters and June Christy.
Producer Mark Rowles

The man who made the music and the woman who wrote the words: Jimmy McHugh with lyricist Dorothy Fields
The Michael Feinstein Songbook 7.00pm R2

Michael Feinstein is the Michael Parkinson of Radio 2 music programmes: he has interviewed just about anyone worth knowing, living or dead, who has ever written a handful of decent songs. I dare say there are songwriting schools across America whose graduates are on Feinstein's waiting list. This is the start of the fifth series of Songbook and it is always good value, not least because it mixes big names from the past with big names from the present- this is by no means one of those down-memory-lane shows. The new series ranges from Irving Berlin to Carole Bayer Sager. Feinstein starts tonight with Jimmy McHugh, who wrote On the Sunny Side of the Street and I Can't Give You Anything but Love, among many other hits.


Pianist: Michael Feinstein
Unknown: Jimmy McHugh
Unknown: Dorothy Fields.
Unknown: Peggy Lee
Unknown: Louis Armstrong
Unknown: Ethel Waters
Producer: Mark Rowles

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Robin Stapleton conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, with guest singers Ria Jones and Tony Jacobs , live from the BBC Hippodrome in London. The programme is presented by Ken Bruce.


Unknown: Robin Stapleton
Singers: Ria Jones
Singers: Tony Jacobs
Presented By: Ken Bruce.

: The Prisoner of Zenda

The first in an eight-art adaptation of Anthony Hope 's classic novel, read byTimPigott-Smith.


Unknown: Anthony Hope

: Listen to the Band

With Frank Renton.


Unknown: Frank Renton.

: Mr Musical

Tim Rice continues a series profiling theatre producer
Cameron Mackintosh , whose global hit shows include Cats, Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera and Miss Saigon.


Unknown: Tim Rice
Producer: Cameron MacKintosh

: Sheridan Morley

With the Radio 2 Arts

: Lynn Parsons

Including at 2.30 Pause for Thought with Judy Merry.


Unknown: Judy Merry.

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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.

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