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: Sarah Kennedy

At 6.15 Pause for Thought with Terry Maze.


Unknown: Terry Maze.

: Wake Up to Wogan

At 9.15 Pause for Thought with Fidelma Meehan.


Unknown: Fidelma Meehan.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Johnnie Walker

: Blue Skies: the Work of Irving Berlin: 5: Berlin in Hollywood

Henry Goodman profiles Irving Berlin, whose classic all-American songs include Cheek to Cheek, White Christmas and Alexander's Ragtime Band.

Berlin's film hits - especially those with Fred Astaire, including Top Hat, Follow the Fleet and Easter Parade.


Unknown: Henry Goodman
Unknown: Fred Astaire

: Friday Night Is Music Night

I An evening with the BBC Concert Orchestra
I conducted by Nick Davies , with guests Shan Cothi and Mark O'Malley. Presented by Petroc Trelawny.


Conducted By: Nick Davies
Unknown: Shan Cothi
Unknown: Mark O'Malley.

: The Scarlet Pimpernel

Adaptation of Baroness Emma Orczy 's classic tale, read by Damian Lewis.
7: Chauvelin and Desgasgo to Pere Blanchard 's in a bid to ambush the Pimpernel. Abridged by Sarah Kilgarriff


Unknown: Baroness Emma Orczy
Read By: Damian Lewis.
Unknown: Pere Blanchard
Abridged By: Sarah Kilgarriff

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents the Ever Ready Band conducted by Stephen Malcolm.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Conducted By: Stephen Malcolm.

: Ball over Broadway

Series in which Michael Ball reports on the latest
Broadway productions.
3: A look at the hit revival of Man of La Mancha , starring Brian Stokes.


Unknown: Michael Ball
Unknown: La Mancha
Unknown: Brian Stokes.

: Radio 2 Arts Programme

With Sheridan Morley.


Unknown: Sheridan Morley.

: Lynn Parsons

At 2.30am Pause for
Thought with Frank Topping.

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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