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: Alex Lester

Sits in for Sarah Kennedy. At
6.15 Pause for Thought with the Bishop of Kensington.


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy.

: Johnnie Walker

Sitting in for Terry Wogan. And at 9.15 Pause for
Thought with Brian Darcy.


Unknown: Terry Wogan.
Unknown: Brian Darcy.

: Ken Bruce

: Clive Anderson

Sitting in for Jeremy Vine.


Unknown: Jeremy Vine.

: Twos on 2

Richard Allinson presents a survey of the number two hits most often wrongly recalled as number ones.
Producers Neil Myners and Phil Swern The charts' great injustices: page 27


Unknown: Richard Allinson
Producers: Neil Myners
Producers: Phil Swern

: Paul McCartney Special

Stuart Maconie talks to the former Beatie and presents live performances from his Back in the World tour.
Producer Sarah Gaston
Paul McCartney on the Beatles years: page 26


Talks: Stuart MacOnie
Producer: Sarah Gaston
Producer: Paul McCartney

: Humphrey Lyttelton

With the Best of Jazz.

: Courtney Pine's JazzCrusade

A new 11-part series in which the saxophonist returns with live jazz and new releases. Producer Simon Barnett


Producer: Simon Barnett

: Big Band Special

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


Unknown: Stacey Kent
Conducted By: Barry Forgie.

: Janice Long

At 1.30 Pause for Thought with Vishvapani.

: Alex Lester

At 3.30 Pause for Thought with Vishvapani.

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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