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: Sarah Kennedy

At 6.15 Pause for Thought with Lalitavera.

: Wake Up to Wogan

At 9.15 Pause for Thought with FatherOliver McTernan.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Johnnie Walker

: Sometimes I Wonder -theHoagy Carmichael Story

Series in which
Michael Freedland profiles composer, lyricist and performer Hoagy Carmichael , whose classic songs include Stardust. With input from Johnny Mercer and Carmichael himself.


Unknown: Michael Freedland
Unknown: Hoagy Carmichael
Unknown: Johnny Mercer

: Friday Night Is Music Night

A special edition to celebrate the 60th birthday of conductor Owain Arwel
Hughes, who is joined by the BBC Concert Orchestra and soprano Jane Eaglen.


Conductor: Owain Arwel
Soprano: Jane Eaglen.

: DrZhivago

Actor Alex Jennings reads an adaptation of Boris Pasternak 's classic novel.
2: Yuri and Lara cross paths at a Christmas ball.
Abridged by Jane Marshall


Unknown: Alex Jennings
Unknown: Boris Pasternak
Abridged By: Jane Marshall

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents the Band of the Dragoon Guards, conducted by Captain Leigh Sharpe and Warrant Officer Matthew Brown.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Conducted By: Captain Leigh Sharpe
Unknown: Matthew Brown.

: The Cy Coleman Story

Michael Ball concludes a tribute to the American composer. 4: 1988-2002
Coleman's latter successes include City of Angels, The Will Rogers Follies and his own tribute at Carnegie Hall.


Unknown: Michael Ball

: Sheridan Morley

: Salt of the Earth

A series of meditations anticipating Easter.
4: Happy are those who are hated, excluded and rejected.

: Lynn Parsons

Including at 2.30 Pause for Thought with KirstyThorpe.

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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