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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Roshan Doug.


Unknown: Roshan Doug.

: WakeUptoWogan

And at 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Roger Royle.


Unknown: Roger Royle.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Stuart Maconie

: Desmond Carrlngton

3/6. Desmond Carrington profiles six historically significant entertainers from the worlds of cabaret, nightclub, revue and theatre. This edition focuses on Michael Flanders and Donald Swann , whose intimate revues - a clever blend of the wise and the ridiculous - ran at London's
Fortune Theatre for several years during the 1950s and 60s.


Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Donald Swann

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Live from the Mermaid
Theatre in London:
Edward Warren conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, with guest singers Shan Cothi and Wynne Evans.


Unknown: Edward Warren
Singers: Shan Cothi
Singers: Wynne Evans.

: The Woman In White

Actor Dougray Scott reads an abridged version of Wilkie Colllins 's atmospheric and convoluted gothic thriller.
5/8. Walter still searches for the answer to why Lady Laura Glyde is in an asylum - the same place the Woman in White has disappeared to.
Abridged by Paul Kent


Unknown: Dougray Scott
Unknown: Wilkie Colllins
Unknown: Lady Laura Glyde
Abridged By: Paul Kent

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents more highlights from the Brass in Concert competition held in Spennymoor, County Durham, featuring the Reg Vardy Band and the Whitburn Band.


Unknown: Frank Renton

: The Green Room

Mariella Frostrup with arts news, including a preview of upcoming seasonal events around the UK.
Go to www.radiotimes.com today for guest details

: Bob Harris

At 2.30am Pause for Thought from the Rev Mary Stallard in Wales.


Unknown: Mary Stallard

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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