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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Norman Steele.


Unknown: Norman Steele.

: Wake Up to Wogan

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


Unknown: Ruth Scott.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Steve Wright in the Afternoon

Go to wvAv.radiotimes.com today for guest details

: Johnnie Walker

: Desmond Carrington

With The Music Go Round. including a seasonally themed segment: Yuletide and Gifts.

: Nigel Ogden

With The Organist Entertains. Standards, pops and classics from the popular organ and keyboard world.
E-MAIL: organist.entertams@bbc.co.uk

: The 20th Anniversary of Band Aid

Midge Ure recalls the momentous recording of Do They Know It's Christmas?, the 1984 collaborative smash hit that raised millions for a starving Ethiopa and redefined the links between pop music and charity. Guests include Boy George, Simon Le Bon, Tony Hadley, Phil Collins, Bono, Paul Young and several artists who sang on this year's cover version of the song.
(Repeated on Christmas Day at 6.30pm)


Unknown: Midge Ure
Unknown: Boy George
Unknown: Simon Le Bon
Unknown: Tony Hadley
Unknown: Phil Collins
Unknown: Paul Young
Producer: Des Shaw

: A Love Supreme - John Coltrane's Jazz Revolution

3/4. Rivalling Charlie Parker as the most influential saxophonist of the last 50 years,
John Coltrane produced a wealth of recorded material prior to his death in 1967, aged 40.
Courtney Pine celebrates the 40th anniversary of Coltrane's monumental work. A Love
Supreme- a spiritually inspired LP with just 33 minutes of music.


Unknown: Charlie Parker
Unknown: John Coltrane
Unknown: Courtney Pine

: Sounds of the 70s

Steve Harley with hits. LP cuts and obscurities from the glam. disco, punk and metal years.


Unknown: Steve Harley

: Mark Radcliffe

: Janice Long

including at 1.30am Pause for Thought with Michael McMahon.


Unknown: Michael McMahon.

: Alex Lester

3.30 as 1.30

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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