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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Laurie Rosenberg.


Unknown: Laurie Rosenberg.

: Wake Up to Wogan

And at 9.15 Pause for Thought with Indarjit Singh.


Unknown: Indarjit Singh.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Johnnie Walker

: Desmond Carrington

4/6. Desmond Carrington profiles six historically significant entertainers from the worlds of cabaret, nightclub, revue and theatre. This edition profiles Joy, Teddie and Babs Beverley , who as the Beverley Sisters became
Britain's highest-paid vocal trio during the 50s and 60s. Their repertoire included innocuous ditties like I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus as well previously banned, so-called risque hits.


Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Babs Beverley

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Daryl Griffith conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, in a concert live from
LSOSt Luke's in London.


Unknown: Daryl Griffith

: The Woman in White

Actor Dougray Scott reads an abridged version of Wilkie Colllins 's atmospheric gothic thriller.
6/8. Walter Hartright discovers compelling evidence why Sir Percival Glyde had both
Anne Catherick (the Woman in White) and his wife locked away in an asylum. Abridged by Paul Kent


Unknown: Dougray Scott
Unknown: Wilkie Colllins
Unknown: Walter Hartright
Unknown: Percival Glyde
Unknown: Anne Catherick
Abridged By: Paul Kent

: Listen to the Band

Major Graham Jones conducts the Band of the Coldstream
Guards, with music by the Beatles, Martin Ellerby and Peter Graham , plus a new recording featuring the band's original 18th-century instrumentation.


Unknown: Major Graham Jones
Unknown: Martin Ellerby
Unknown: Peter Graham

: 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 with the Rev Peter Baker in Wales.


Unknown: Peter Baker

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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