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: Don Maclean

Says Good Morning Sunday.
He is joined by singer/songwriter Felix Bechtolsheimer , who abandoned his hard-living past with the help of meditation and the Bible.


Songwriter: Felix Bechtolsheimer

: Janey Lee Grace

Sits in for Steve Wright with listeners' romantic dedications.


Unknown: Steve Wright

: Parkinson's Sunday Supplement

Michael Parkinson with music, news and chat.
Go to [web address removed] today for guest details


Presenter: Michael Parkinson

: Desmond Carrington

Classical, rock 'n' roll, swing and opera tracks.

: Russell Davies

Series showcasing popular songs, with a themed show recalling "politically incorrect" songs like I Feel Pretty and Wives and Lovers. With Mari Wilson , Barb Jungr and Claire Martin , and Adrian York at the piano.


Unknown: Mari Wilson
Unknown: Barb Jungr
Unknown: Claire Martin
Unknown: Adrian York

: Ed Stewart

: Melodies for You

With Sheridan Morley.


Unknown: Sheridan Morley.

: Sunday Half Hour

Throughout the month Roger Royle talks to Sister Wendy Beckett about some of her favourite paintings. The concept of pilgrimage inspires a look at Lorenzo Monaco's Adoration of the Magi (c 1422) from his altarpiece Coronation of the Virgin. Featuring hymns and anthems sung by choirs from across the UK, including the choir of Winchester College directed by Christopher Tolley , with organist Jonathan Davy and featuring Radio 2 Choir Boy of the Year Harry Sever.


Talks: Roger Royle
Unknown: Wendy Beckett
Directed By: Christopher Tolley
Organist: Jonathan Davy

: Richard Baker

With Your Hundred Best Tunes.

: Malcolm Laycock

: Janice Long

At 1.30am Pause for Thought with Mal Pope in Wales.


Unknown: Mal Pope

: Tim Smith

Sits in for Alex Lester.
3.30 as 1.30


Unknown: Alex Lester.

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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