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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Zia Chaudhry.


Unknown: Zia Chaudhry.

: Wake Up to Wogan

At 9.15 Pause for Thought

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Johnnie Walker

: Fascinating Rhythms -the George Gershwin Legacy

2/6. Ruthie Henshall marks the 80th anniversary of the world premiere of George Gershwin 's Rhapsody in Blue with a tribute to its composer, who died in 1937, aged 38. Gershwin wrote songs that are now fixtures of both the popular and classical musical canons - from / Got
Rhythm and Someone to Watch over Me to Girl Crazy and the opera Porgy and Bess.
In this edition Gershwin is a sensation both on Broadway and in the concert hall.


Unknown: Ruthie Henshall
Unknown: George Gershwin

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Philip Ellis conducts the BBC
Concert Orchestra with singers Shan Cothi , Arwel Huw Morgan and pianist Alistair Young.
Presented by Richard Baker.


Unknown: Philip Ellis
Singers: Shan Cothi
Singers: Arwel Huw Morgan
Pianist: Alistair Young.
Presented By: Richard Baker.

: One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest

Christian Slater reads an abridged version of Ken Kesey 's 1962 novel about a rebellious patient in a grimly authoritarian mental institution.
3/8. Nurse Ratched interferes with McMurphy's pleasures. Abridged by Tamsin Collison


Unknown: Christian Slater
Unknown: Ken Kesey
Abridged By: Tamsin Collison

: Listen to the Band

Second of two programmes from the National Brass Band
Championships of Great Britain at the Royal Albert Hall , featuring the Black Dyke Band and the Band of HM Royal Marines.


Unknown: Albert Hall

: The Green Room

Mariella Frostrup with news, interviews, reviews and live music from the arts scene.
Go to www.radiotimes.com today for guest details


Unknown: Mariella Frostrup

: Bob Harris

And at 2.30am Pause for Thought with Angela Gluck Wood.


Unknown: Angela Gluck Wood.

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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.

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