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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Chris Eyden.


Unknown: Chris Eyden.

: Wake Up to Wogan

At 9.15 Pause for Thought with Nagaraja.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Steve Wright in the Afternoon

Go to [web address removed] for guest details

: Johnnie Walker

: Desmond Carrington

With The Music Goes Round.

: Nigel Ogden

With The Organist Entertains. Popular organ recordings.
PHONE [number removed]0200 for information and details of organ clubs and societies.

: Faith in Africa

1/2. Bob Geldof shares his observations from a recent inspiring visit to Africa.
Talking to journalist Paul Vallely - who co-authored Geldof's autobiography - the poverty-relief guru discusses the significant role of faith among
Africans, who are deeply religious across strong traditional, Christian or Muslim beliefs. This first part argues - contrary to most Western thinking - that Africa is at once modern and traditional, and looks at the roles of voodoo and traditional healing and the belief in an invisible world. With music by Ladysmith Black Mambazo , Youssou N'Dour and Fela Kuti.
Producers Clare Campbell-Smith and Christine Morgan


Unknown: Bob Geldof
Unknown: Paul Vallely
Unknown: Black Mambazo
Producers: Clare Campbell-Smith
Producers: Christine Morgan

: Tommy Dorsey: Swing High!

2/6. Russell Davies continues a tribute to the supremely popular but temperamentally challenging trombonist and band leader
Tommy Dorsey , who died in 1956, aged 51, following a swing-era career boasting over 180 charted singles, including 17 US number ones. Defining recordings include Song of India, Marie, Boogie Woogie , On the Sunny Side of the Street, Opus One and, with Frank Sinatra and the Pied Pipers, IllNeverSmile Again and There Are Such Things.


Unknown: Russell Davies
Leader: Tommy Dorsey
Unknown: Boogie Woogie
Unknown: Frank Sinatra

: Sounds of the 70s

Steve Harley with hits and LP cuts.


Unknown: Steve Harley

: Andrew Collins

: Janice Long

Including at 1.30am Pause for Thought with the Rev Sharon Grenham-Toze .


Unknown: Sharon Grenham-Toze

: Alex Lester

3.30 6.00 as 1.30

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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.

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