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: Lynn Parsons

At 6.15 Pause for Thought with Lialativera.

: Richard Allinson

At 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Ruth Scott.


Unknown: Ruth Scott.

: Alex Lester

: Jeremy Vine

: Mark Goodier

: Bob Harris

: What's Going On?

Paul Gambaccini explores the ins and outs of the music business at a time of radical industry changes. Featuring musicians, record executives and music commentators and input from Trevor Horn , Pete Waterman and Mick Hucknall.
Producer Kevin Howlett


Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Trevor Horn
Unknown: Pete Waterman
Unknown: Mick Hucknall.
Producer: Kevin Howlett

: Paul Jones: Alexis Korner Special

A tribute to Alexis Korner, the hugely influential promoter of black music in Britain, who died 20 years ago today. Contributors include Long John Baldry, Colin Hodgkinson, Bill Wyman and Jeff Griffin. Producer Richard Masters


Presenter: Paul Jones
Interviewee: Long John Baldry
Interviewee: Colin Hodgkinson
Interviewee: Bill Wyman
Interviewee: Jeff Griffin
Producer: Richard Masters

: Masters of Rock

Bruce Dickinson celebrates hard rock and heavy metal music, whose CD sales have soared recently. 5: Deep Purple
A look at the early heavy rockers whose classics include Hush, Black Night and the quintessential anthem Smoke on the Water.


Unknown: Bruce Dickinson

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

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis scour the week's news for the tickling misfortunes of others. Last in the series.
Repeated Saturday 1.30pm


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis

: Kate Thornton

: Janice Long

At 1.30am Pause for
Thought with Noel Vincent.


Unknown: Noel Vincent.

: Chris Hawkins

At 3.30 Pause for Thought with Noel Vincent.


Unknown: Noel Vincent.

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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