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: Lynn Parsons

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Barney Leith.

: Wake Up to Wogan

And at 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Rose Hudson Wilkin.


Unknown: Rose Hudson Wilkin.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Johnnie Walker

: Desmond Carrington -After Seven

3/4. Broadcasting veteran
Desmond Carrington recalls the careers of entertainers who caught the public's attention with their distinctive style. The series continues with a profile of Liverpool-born singing sensation Frankie Vaughan (born Frank
Abelson). Hugely popular during the late 50s and early 60s with songs like The Green Door The
Garden of Eden, Tower of Strength and Give Me the Moonlight (his signature record), Vaughan gave much time to charity work and appeared with Marilyn Monroe in George Cukor 's 1960 film Let's Make Love. The programme features the singer's final performance, recorded just prior to his death in 1999, aged 71.


Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Unknown: Frankie Vaughan
Unknown: Marilyn Monroe
Unknown: George Cukor

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Richard Balcombe conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, with guests Sarah Moule and Robert Meadmore. Brian Kay presents.


Unknown: Richard Balcombe
Unknown: Sarah Moule
Unknown: Robert Meadmore.
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Nineteen Eighty-Four

2/8. Corin Redgrave reads an abridged version of George Orwell 's 1949 tale of an omnipresent political state known as Big Brother. Illegally keeping a private diary, Winston Smith notices he is being watched by a girl in the Fiction Department. Abridged by Neville Teller


Unknown: Corin Redgrave
Unknown: George Orwell
Unknown: Winston Smith
Abridged By: Neville Teller

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents the Flowers Band from Gloucestershire, conducted by Philip Harper.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Conducted By: Philip Harper.

: The Green Room

Mariella Frostrup with the latest from the arts world.
Go to www.radiotimes.com for guest details

: Bob Harris

At 2.30am Pause for Thought with the Rev Gillean Maclean in Scotland.


Unknown: Gillean MacLean

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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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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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