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: Sarah Kennedy

At 6.15 Pause for Thought with Jeffrey Leader.


Unknown: Jeffrey Leader.

: Wake Up to Wogan

At 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Roger Royle.


Unknown: Roger Royle.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Stuart Maconie

: Bob Harris Country

A selection of country music, including archive classics and modern recordings.

: Paul Jones

Classic blues and new releases. With blues 'n' soul singer Lizz Wright , who discusses her latest album.


Singer: Lizz Wright

: Suzi Quatro: Rockin'

Series in which Suzi Quatro spins a selection of rock 'n' roll recordings of the 50s and 60s, including American hits that made little or no chart impact in the UK. This edition recalls the careers of Gene Vincent , writer/producer
Allen Toussaint and R 'n' B pop act the Orioles. And Quatro marks the 40th anniversary of the Beatles' first appearance in the US charts via Del Shannon 's version of From Me to You.


Unknown: Suzi Quatro
Unknown: Gene Vincent
Producer: Allen Toussaint
Unknown: Del Shannon

: Punt and Dennis: It's Been a Bad Week

Series in which Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis scourthe week's news for the amusing and entertaining misfortunes of others.
Featuring Sue Perkins, Toby Longworth and Mitch Benn. Repeated Saturday 1.30pm


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Unknown: Mitch Benn.

: Janice Long

At 1.30am Pause for Thought with Rabbi Lionel Blue.


Unknown: Rabbi Lionel Blue.

: Alex Lester

At 3.30 Pause for Thought with Rabbi Lionel Blue.


Unknown: Lionel Blue.

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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