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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Shah Husain.


Unknown: Shah Husain.

: Johnnie Walker

And at 9.15 Pause for Thought with Indarjit Singh.


Unknown: Indarjit Singh.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: John Inverdale

: The Man That Got Away - the Harold Arlen Story

1/4. Jazz singer Claire Martin celebrates the centenary of songwriter Harold Arlen, whose hits include It's Only a Paper Moon, Stormy Weather, That Old Black Magic,
The Man That Got Away and, most famously, Over the Rainbow.
Featuring new interviews with Tony Bennett, Michael Feinstein and Richard Rodney Bennett, who takes to the piano to illustrate Arlen's art and style.


Presenter: Claire Martin
Interviewee: Tony Bennett
Interviewee: Michael Feinstein
Interviewee/Pianist: Richard Rodney Bennett
Producer: Mark Rowles

: Friday Night Is Music Night

3arry Wordsworth conducts :he BBC Concert Orchestra, Nith soprano Mary Hegarty and tenor Ashley Catling , live from London's Mermaid Theatre.
Presented by Helen Mayhew.


Soprano: Mary Hegarty
Tenor: Ashley Catling
Presented By: Helen Mayhew.

: Decline and Fall

A re-run of an abridged version of Evelyn Waugh 's satire, published in 1928 and read here by Rik Mayall. 1/8. At Scone College, Oxford, Paul Pennyfeather has an encounter with Digby-Vaine-Trumpington. Abridged by Neville Taylor Producer Clive Stanhope


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Unknown: Rik Mayall.
Unknown: Paul Pennyfeather
Abridged By: Neville Taylor
Producer: Clive Stanhope

: BBC Radio 2 Young BrassSoloist 2005

Frank Renton presents the semi-finals of Radio 2's Young Brass
Soloist competition. Accompanied by the Fodens Band, the contestants - aged from 14 to 20 years - perform a wide range of traditional and modern music.


Unknown: Frank Renton

: The Green Room

Mariella Frostrup with arts news. Go to www.radiotimes.com today for quest details

: Bob Harris

With live sessions from the archive. At 2.30am Pause for Thought with Buddhist nun Kelsang Machig.


Unknown: Kelsang MacHig.

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.

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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.

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