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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Maureen Kendler.


Unknown: Maureen Kendler.

: Wake Up to Wogan

At 9.15 Pause for Thought with Nagaraja.

: Ken Bruce

: Brian Hayes

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

New series The popular and sometimes controversial DJ takes over the drivetime slot.

: Desmond Carrinqton

With The Music Goes Round

: Nigel Ogden

With The Organist Entertains.

: Beautiful Noise - the Neil Diamond Story

New series 1/3. Paul Gambaccini celebrates the work of singersongwriter Neil Diamond , whose polished contributions to pop include gems written for other artists - most notably I'm A Believer and A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You for the Monkees - and his own classic singles, which include
Solitary Man, Cherry, Cherry, Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon, Red Red Wine, Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good), Holly Holy and Cracklin' Rosie.
Diamond's latest album, 12 Songs, has met with universal acclaim.
The series features an interview with Diamond, plus input from songwriters Alan and Marilyn Bergman , producers Rick Rubin , Peter Asher and Bob Gaudio , arranger Lee Holdridge , former Diamond manager
Fred Weintraub and many others.
Producer Elliott Davis


Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Songwriter: Neil Diamond
Unknown: Holly Holy
Unknown: Marilyn Bergman
Producers: Rick Rubin
Producers: Peter Asher
Producers: Bob Gaudio
Unknown: Lee Holdridge
Unknown: Fred Weintraub
Producer: Elliott Davis

: The Louis Prima Story

1/4. Guitarist Steven Van Zandt recalls the life and career of trumpeter, swing leader, composer and Las Vegas lounge king Louis Prima, who died in 1978, aged 68.
Producer Owen McFadden


Guitarist: Steven van Zandt
Producer: Owen McFadden

: Sounds of the 70s

Steve Harley with hits and LP cuts.


Unknown: Steve Harley

: Mark Radcliffe

His guest is poet Ian McMillan.


Unknown: Ian McMillan.

: Janice Long

Featuring Cara Dillon in session.
Including at 1.30am Pause for Thought with Sharon Grenham-Toze .


Unknown: Cara Dillon
Unknown: Sharon Grenham-Toze

: Alex Lester

330 as 1.30

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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