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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Ranchor Prime Divali.

: Wake Up to Wogan

At 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Rose Hudson Wilkin.


Unknown: Rose Hudson Wilkin.

: Jeremy Vine

: Johnnie Walker

: Fascinating Rhythms -the George Gershwin Legacy

4/6. 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.
This edition explores Gershwin's increasing range and depth throughout the 30s. Among that era's classics are Strike Up the Band and Of Thee I Sing.


Unknown: Ruthie Henshall
Unknown: George Gershwin

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Gareth Hudson conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, recorded at London's Mermaid
Theatre with guest vocalists
Mary Carewe and Mark O'Malley and pianist Geoff Eales.
Presented by Richard Baker.


Unknown: Gareth Hudson
Unknown: Mary Carewe
Unknown: Mark O'Malley
Pianist: Geoff Eales.
Presented By: Richard Baker.

: One Flew over theCuckoo's Nest

Christian Slater reads an abridged version of Ken Kesey 's 1962 novel about a rebellious patient in a grimly authoritarian mental institution.
5/8. McMurphy tries to please Ratched but loses his temper over one of her reprimands. Abridged by Tamsin Collison


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

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents music from Major Paul Murrell, who conducts the band of the Royal Corps of Signals.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Unknown: Major Paul Murrell

: The Green Room

With Mariella Frostrupwith news, interviews, reviews and live music from the current arts.
Go to www.radiotimes.com today for guest details


Unknown: Mariella Frostrupwith

: Bob Harris

And at 2.30am Pause for Thought with Mark Vincent.


Unknown: Mark 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.

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