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: Sarah Kennedy

With the Dawn Patrol.
Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Roshan Doug.


Unknown: Roshan Doug.

: Wake Up to Wogan

And at 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Ruth Scott.


Unknown: Ruth Scott.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Bob Harris Country

Country, roots and Americana, with archive classics and modern recordings.

: Paul Jones

Classic R&B and the cream of new blues releases.
For details of music played ring the Radio 2 Information Line on [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p per minute)

: Rockin' with Suzi Q

4/11. Retro rocker Suzi Ouatro spins American rock 'n' roll gems of the 50s and early 60s. This edition showcases two big hits written by the late Gene Pitney (Ricky Nelson 's Hello Mary Lou and the Crystals' He's a Rebel). Also, Suzi celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of Sanford Clark 's US top ten hit The Fool. And Linda Gail Lewis reminisces about brother Jerry Lee 's first record release.


Unknown: Suzi Ouatro
Unknown: Gene Pitney
Unknown: Ricky Nelson
Unknown: Mary Lou
Unknown: Sanford Clark
Unknown: Linda Gail Lewis
Unknown: Jerry Lee

: It's Been a Bad Week

New series 1/5. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis return with further absurd, inane and stupid antics. Their unlucky and half-witted accomplices include Sue Perkins , Toby Longworth and Mitch Benn.
Producer Nick Canner
Repeated on Saturday at 1.30pm


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Sue Perkins
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Unknown: Mitch Benn.

: Mark Radcliffe

Broadcaster Katie Puckrik joins Mark in the studio.
Go to www.radiotimes.com for guest details


Unknown: Katie Puckrik

: Janice Long

With a live set from New Zealand singer/songwriter Bic Runga.
Including at 1.30am Pause for Thought with Lalitavira.


Songwriter: Bic Runga.

: Alex Lester

3.30 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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