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: Sarah Kennedy

At 6.15 Pause for Thought with Chris Eyden.


Unknown: Chris Eyden.

: Wake Up to Wogan

And at 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Ruth Scott.


Unknown: Ruth Scott.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Johnnie Walker

: Sentimental Journey -

the Life of Doris Day
New series Richard Niles profiles Doris Kappelhoff , who, as the determinedly cheery Doris Day, dominated the silver screens and airwaves in the late 40s, 50s and early 60s with Hollywood comedy smashes and chart hits like It's
Magic, SentimentalJourney, Love Somebody, A Guy Is a Guy, Secret Love and Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera). The singer and actress turns 80 this month.
1/4. A look at Day's early work with the Les Brown Band. Producer Elizabeth Clark


Unknown: Richard Niles
Unknown: Doris Kappelhoff
Producer: Elizabeth Clark

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Robin Dunk conducts the BBC
Concert Orchestra with Capital Voices in a nostalgic edition recalling the songs of the 1970s. Presented by Richard Baker.


Unknown: Robin Dunk
Presented By: Richard Baker.

: Cry the Beloved Country

New series David Harewood reads an abridged version of Alan Paton 's humanistic novel set in South Africa in the 1940s, to mark the tenth anniversary of that country's first ever free elections. 1/6. The Reverend
Stephen Kumala travels to Johannesburg, where his son went missing. Abridged by Neville Teller Producer Andrie Morris


Unknown: David Harewood
Unknown: Alan Paton
Unknown: Stephen Kumala
Abridged By: Neville Teller
Producer: Andrie Morris

: The Green Room

New series Mariella Frostrup introduces a weekly guide to the current arts, with news, interviews, critical reviews, music -from rock to classical - features, masterclasses, and live music and readings. Producer Anthony Cherry


Introduces: Mariella Frostrup
Producer: Anthony Cherry

: Sybil Ruscoe

And at 2.30am Pause for Thought with Stewart Henderson.


Unknown: Stewart Henderson.

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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