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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Zia Chaudhry.


Unknown: Zia Chaudhry.

: Wake Up to Wogan

At 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Rose Hudson Wilkin.


Unknown: Rose Hudson Wilkin.

: Ken Bruce

And in Tracks of My Years Hollies guitarist Tony Hicks identifies two final tracks in his personal top ten.


Guitarist: Tony Hicks

: Jeremy Vine

: Steve Wright

: Johnnie Walker

: Hep to the Jive: Cab Calloway

3/4. Clarke Peters pays tribute to charismatic showman, jazz band leader, singer, stage and radio star Cab Calloway (1907-1994), whose hi-de-ho scat singing has influenced jazz artists like Fats Waller as well as today's rap acts. His many hits between 1930 and 1945 include
Minnie the Moocher and Hep-Hep (the Jumpin' Jive). This edition recalls the tremendous popularity of the Cab Calloway Orchestra, which boasted musicians such as Dizzy Gillespie and Ben Webster.


Unknown: Clarke Peters
Unknown: Fats Waller
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Unknown: Ben Webster.

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Barry Wordsworth conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra with soprano Claire Rutter , baritone Stephen Gadd and euphonium player David Childs , recorded at the Chichester Festival Theatre.
Presented by Aled Jones.


Unknown: Barry Wordsworth
Soprano: Claire Rutter
Baritone: Stephen Gadd
Unknown: David Childs
Presented By: Aled Jones.

: Amadeus

An abridged version of Peter Shaffer 's play about Mozart's rivalry with composer Antonio Salieri , read by F Murray Abraham.
7/8. Salieri visits Mozart at his home.
Abridged by Neville Teller


Unknown: Peter Shaffer
Unknown: Antonio Salieri
Unknown: Murray Abraham.
Abridged By: Neville Teller

: Listen to the Band

Concert highlights featuring the Northern All Star Brass, conducted by Ray Farr at the Sage in Gateshead.


Conducted By: Ray Farr

: The Green Room

Arts show with Mariella Frostrup.


Unknown: Mariella Frostrup.

: Bob Harris

At 2.30am Pause for Thought with Johnston McKay in Scotland.


Unknown: Johnston McKay

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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