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: Tim Smith

And at 6.15 Pause for
Thought with Vishapani.

: Brian Matthew

With Sounds of the Sixties.

: Mark Lamarr

Sits in for Jonathan Ross.


Unknown: Jonathan Ross.

: The Comedy Hour

1.00 The Monkhouse
Series in which
Bob Monkhouse offers pointers in how to deliver comedy.
1.30 Parsons and Naylor's Pull-Out New Year
Andy Parsons and Henry Naylor apply their customary irreverence to the holiday season. Julia Morris and Richie Webb provide backup. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Bob Monkhouse
Unknown: Andy Parsons
Unknown: Henry Naylor
Unknown: Julia Morris
Unknown: Richie Webb

: Pick of the Pops

Dale Winton with a chart from the past 40 years and a music spotlight on 1968 and 1973.


Unknown: Dale Winton

: Paul Gambaccini

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

: Cat Stevens - a MusicalJourney

Bob Harris looks at the life of former folk-pop star
Cat Stevens , who opted out of the music industrywhen, in 1977, he converted to Islam and changed his name to
Yusuf Islam. The programme features a rare interview with the man who wrote Wild
Wor/dand Matthew and Son.
Producer Dave Barber
The years of the Cat: page 13


Unknown: Bob Harris
Unknown: Cat Stevens
Unknown: Yusuf Islam.
Producer: Dave Barber

: Stuart Maconie's CriticalList

Series in which Stuart Maconie offers his suggestions for a definitive album collection.
This week: So Good They Named It Twice.


Unknown: Stuart MacOnie

: Bob Harris

: Lynn Parsons

At 2.30 Pause for Thought with Noel Vincent.


Unknown: Noel Vincent.

: Mo Dutta

At 6.15 Pause for Thought with Noel Vincent.


Unknown: Noel Vincent.

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.

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