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: Lynn Parsons

At 6.15 Pause for Thought with Philip North.


Unknown: Philip North.

: Wake Up to Wogan

At 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Ruth Scott.


Unknown: Ruth Scott.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

PHONE the Comment Line on [number removed] or the Question Line on [number removed] between 11.45am and 1.45pm

: Steve Wright in the


: Stuart Maconie

: NickBarraclough

A special edition featuring multi-award- winning country superstar Vince Gill , who performs from his latest album, NextBigThing, which he himself produced.


Unknown: Vince Gill

: Mike Harding

The second of two programmes marking the 45th anniversary of the first airing of Peggy Seeger and Ewan MacColl 's groundbreaking Radio
Ballad broadcasts. This edition features Singingthe Fishing, produced by Charlie Parker in 1960 and not heard on BBC radio for 15 years.


Unknown: Peggy Seeger
Unknown: Ewan MacColl
Produced By: Charlie Parker

: A Beginner's Guide toReggae

Series in which Mark Lamarr explores the world of reggae music. This edition features a selection of Lamarr's favourite cover versions.


Unknown: Mark Lamarr

: The Critical List - a Buyer's Guide

Stuart Maconie expands on his Saturday radio show with a series assessing the recorded performances of six giants of popular music, kicking off with the Rolling Stones. Maconie asseses the band's vast output over 40 years, alerting listeners to the compulsory purchases.


Presenter: Stuart Maconie
Producer: Dave Shannon

: Janice Long

At 1.30am Pause for Thoughtwith the Rev Karen Smith.


Unknown: Karen Smith.

: Alex Lester

At 3.30 Pause for Thought with the Rev Karen Smith.


Unknown: Karen Smith.

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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