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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with David Thomas.


Unknown: David Thomas.

: Wake Up to Wogan

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


Unknown: Ruth Scott.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Stuart Maconie

: Petula Clark

I New series 1/4. A rare treat for fans of singer, actress and songwriter Petula Clark.
In four shows, compiled from a 20-hour weekend chat with her old friend Desmond Carrington at his home in Scotland, Clark talks candidly about her personal life and her formidable seven-decade-long career. Born in 1932, she had her own radio series by 1943 and a movie career a year later. She was a star of early television and has had notable success in West End and Broadway musicals. But her legacy rests primarily in the musical recordings, of which there are over a thousand, many of them in French, Italian and German. And only a handful of 20th-century pop records are as recognised, loved and singable as her 1964 single Downtown. This first edtion recalls Clark's successes as a child star and as a teenage actress. Producer Dave Aylott


Songwriter: Petula Clark.
Unknown: Desmond Carrington
Producer: Dave Aylott

: Friday Night Is Music Night

- Nick Davies conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra with trumpeter Paul Eshelby and pianist James Pearson. Brian Kay presents, live from London.


Unknown: Nick Davies
Unknown: Paul Eshelby
Pianist: James Pearson.
Pianist: Brian Kay

: Nineteen Eighty-Four

Corin Redgrave reads an abridged version of George Orwell 's tale of an omnipresent political state.
4/8. Winston and Julia consummate their relationship and a work colleague is vaporised. Abridged by Neville Teller


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

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents the Aveley and Newham Band, conducted by Nigel Taken.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Conducted By: Nigel Taken.

: The Green Room

Arts show with Mariella Frostrup. Go to www.radiotimes.com tor guest details


Unknown: Mariella Frostrup.

: Bob Harris

At 2.30am Pause for Thought with the Rev Simon Henning in Northern Ireland.


Unknown: Simon Henning

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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