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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Laurie Rosenberg.


Unknown: Laurie Rosenberg.

: Wake Up to Wogan

At 9.15 Pause for Thought with FarisBadawi.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Steve Wright

: Johnnie Walker

: Nick Barraclough

With new country, including top tunes and Nashville news. In a rare interview, Van Morrison talks about his new, country-inspired album.


Talks: Van Morrison

: Mike Harding

Specialist in the latest folk, roots and acoustic-based sounds. Plus special guest Richard Thompson , who discusses his life and career and plays old and brand-new tracks.


Unknown: Richard Thompson

: Get Up for James Brown!

4/4. Mark Lamarr profiles R&B, soul and funk legend James Brown to mark the 50th anniversary of his studio recording of Please Please Please. The series ends with a look at Brown's mixed fortunes since the mid-to-late 70s, when disco stomped on his career, though his film appearance as the Rev
Cleophus James in John Landis 's 1980 musical comedy The Blues
Brothers put him in touch with a new generation. Success and personal troubles followed with the 1986 crowd-pleaser Living in America and, from 1988, a spell in prison. Featuring input from producer and Soul II Soul founder Jazzie B
(Beresford Romeo) and James Brown , who discusses working with the likes of Afrika Bambaataa, Will Young and the Black Eyed Peas. Plus Brown's exclusive airing of an extract from his album due for release later this year.
RT DIRECT: The Godfather James Brown - the Very Best of., .is available for E12.99 including p&p. Address: [address removed] Cheque payable to Selections.
Phone [number removed] and quote [number removed] or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect.


Unknown: Mark Lamarr
Unknown: James Brown
Unknown: Cleophus James
Unknown: John Landis
Unknown: James Brown

: Without Frontiers

10/10. Charlie Gillett profiles influential behind-the scenes musical artists, concluding with instrumentalist and producer Ben Mandelson , who as consultant/ director of GlobeStyle Records has championed world music.


Unknown: Charlie Gillett
Producer: Ben Mandelson

: Mark Radcliffe

With a live set from the Buzzcocks.

: Janice Long

Including at 1.30am Pause for Thought with Juli Wills


Unknown: Juli Wills

: Janey Lee Grace

1.30 as 3.30

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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