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: Sarah Kennedy

At 6.15 Pause for Thought with Nick Bradbury.


Unknown: Nick Bradbury.

: Wake Up to Wogan

And at 9.15 Pause for
Thought with Brian Darcy.


Unknown: Brian Darcy.

: Ken Bruce

Including the Pop Master quiz and Tracks of My Years, in which a celebrity picks their ten favourite tunes.

: Brian Hayes

Sitting in for Jeremy Vine.


Unknown: Jeremy Vine.

: Matthew Wright in the Afternoon

Sitting in for Steve Wright.

: Johnnie Walker

: The Album Chart Showwith Janice Long

A rundown of the top albums, previews of new releases and interviews.

: Humphrey Lyttelton

With the Best of Jazz.

: Live from the Stables

Last in the series in which British swing greats Cleo Laine and John Dankworth showcase top names in contemporary jazz and pop, who perform with the Big Band. This edition features Neil Hannon.

: Big Band Special

Stacey Kent presents the BBC Big Band, this week conducted by Barry Forgie.


Unknown: Stacey Kent
Conducted By: Barry Forgie.

: Lynn Parsons

Sitting in for Richard Allinson for the week, with the best in late-night sounds and chat.


Unknown: Richard Allinson

: Janice Long

At 1.30 Pause for Thought withVishvapani.

: Alex Lester

At 3.30 Pause for Thought withVishvapani.

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

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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