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: Mo Dutta

At 6.15 Pause for Thought with Rani Moorthy.


Unknown: Rani Moorthy.

: Brian Matthew

With Sounds of the Sixties.
Hits, requests and obscurities.

: Jonathan Ross

: The Comedy Hour

1.00 The Smith Lectures
Series showcasing the irreverent
Professor Arthur Emeritus Arthur Smith , who this week lectures on transport. Featuring
Bill Bailey , Neil Hamburger , Lee Evans and many others.
1.30 Griff Rhys Jones Show Sketch series featuring Griff Rhys Jones with fellow comics Simon Godley and Geoffrey McGivern , recorded before a live audience. With guest Sally Phillips. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Professor Arthur Emeritus Arthur Smith
Unknown: Bill Bailey
Unknown: Neil Hamburger
Unknown: Lee Evans
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Simon Godley
Unknown: Geoffrey McGivern
Unknown: Sally Phillips.

: Pick of the Pops

Dale Winton counts down pop charts from 1960 and 1985.


Unknown: Dale Winton

: Paul Gambaccini

With America's Greatest
Hits. Music from this week's
US charts and a pick of oldies.

: Stuart Maconie's CriticalList

Stuart Maconie offers picks for a definitive LP collection.
Featured album is Fairport
Convention's 1969 folk-rock classic Unhalfbhcking.


Unknown: Stuart MacOnie

: My Aim Is True - the ElvisCostello Story

Phill Jupitus concludes a profile of Elvis Costello , the godfather of punk's new wave who has since dabbled in several other genres.
2: Costello and Company
Costello pens the expressive anti-war song Shipbuilding, appears at Live Aid, splits with the Attractions and collaborates with the Brodsky Quartet, Paul McCartney and Burt Bacharach.


Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Elvis Costello
Unknown: Paul McCartney
Unknown: Burt Bacharach.

: Bob Harris

: Lynn Parsons

At 2.30 Pause for Thought with Angela Wood.


Unknown: Angela Wood.

: Mo Dutta

And at 6.15 Pause for
Thought with Angela Wood.


Unknown: Angela Wood.

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

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