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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Nick Baines.


Unknown: Nick Baines.

: Wake Up to Wogan

At 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Chris Morley.


Unknown: Chris Morley.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Stuart Maconie

: The Harry Belafonte Story

4/4. Whoopi Goldberg profiles singer, actor, political activist and social historian Harry Belafonte , who was raised in Harlem, New York City, to West Indian parents before establishing himself as a popular calypso-influenced singer. Hollywood actor and political activist. This final edition sees
Belafonte contributing further to music, acting and politics. He becomes a Goodwill Ambassador for Unicef, and establishes the Belafonte Foundation of Music and Art in aid of young African-
Americans pursuing arts studies.


Unknown: Whoopi Goldberg
Unknown: Harry Belafonte

: Friday Night is Music Night

Carl Davis conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in a concert of music from opera, film and song, featuring tenor John Christos and Operatunity co-winners Jane Gilchrist and Denise Leigh. With Paul Gambaccini , live from London's Mermaid Theatre.


Unknown: Carl Davis
Tenor: John Christos
Unknown: Jane Gilchrist
Unknown: Denise Leigh.
Unknown: Paul Gambaccini

: Oliver Twist

Actor David Warner reads Charles Dickens 's tale about the orphan boy who fell among thieves.
6/6. Mr Brownlow senses that
Monks knows the secret of Oliver's past. And on Fagin's orders, Noah follows Nancy to London Bridge. Abridged by Neville Teller


Unknown: David Warner
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Mr Brownlow
Abridged By: Neville Teller

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents the second of three programmes featuring the Brass in Concert Championship, held in November in Gateshead.


Unknown: Frank Renton

: The Green Room

Mariella Frostrup returns with a guide to the current arts.
Go to www.radiotimes.com for guest details

: Bob Harris

At 2.30am Pause for Thought with Lynn Gallagher from Northern Ireland.


Unknown: Lynn Gallagher

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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