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: Sarah Kennedy

At 6.15 Pause for Thought with Graeme Fife.


Unknown: Graeme Fife.

: Richard Allinson

At 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Ruth Scott.


Unknown: Ruth Scott.

: Ken Bruce

Including the Pop Master
Quiz and Tracks of My Years, in which a celebrity picks theirten favourite tunes.

: Jeremy Vine

: Stuart Maconie

: NickBarraclough

With New Country, including the latest tunes, news and gossip from Nashville.

: Mike Harding

The latest in folk, roots and acoustic-based music.
Harding is joined by veteran folk singer Roy Mailey MBE and ex-cabinet minister Tony Benn , who have emerged as a hugely popular, award-winning politically inspired folk duo. Featuring highlights from their acclaimed appearance at the Cambridge Folk Festival. mike.harding@bbc.co.uk


Singer: Roy Mailey
Unknown: Tony Benn

: A Beginner's Guide toReggae

Series in which Mark Lamarr explores the world of reggae music. This edition features guest Bob Andy , the influential reggae artist whose early works date back to the late 1960s.


Unknown: Mark Lamarr
Unknown: Bob Andy

: The Critical List - aBuyer's Guide

Stuart Maconie expands on his Saturday radio show with a series assessing the recorded performances of six giants of popular music. Tonight he selects the cream of Aretha Franklin 's output of 60-plus albums.


Unknown: Stuart MacOnie
Unknown: Aretha Franklin

: Mark Goodier

: Janice Long

At 1.30am Pause for
Thought with 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

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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