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: Sarah Kennedy

At 6.15 Pause for Thought with Lalitavira.

: Wake Up to Wogan

At 9.15 Pause for Thought with Nagaraja.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Desmond Carrington

With The Music Goes Round.

: Nigel Ogden

With The Organist Entertains. Popular organ recordings.
PHONE [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) for details and information of organ clubs and societies

: My Life - the Music andStory of Billy Joel

2/2. Steve Wright presents an updated version of a 2001 series featuring an interview with American singer/songwriter Billy Joel , whose stratospheric record sales have been at odds with his consistently lacklustre pull with critics. Joel discusses in detail his most successful studio albums from a career that has produced the 70s and 80s hit 45s Piano
Man, Just the Way You Are, My Life, It's Still Rock 'n'Roll to Me,
Tell Her about It, Uptown Girl, An Innocent Man, We Didn't Start the Fire and The River of Dreams. This final edition showcases the LPs
The Nylon Curtain (1982), An
Innocent Man (1983) and River of Dreams (1993). Revised repeat


Unknown: Steve Wright
Songwriter: Billy Joel

: The Music Club withJo Brand

2/4. A remedial but sympathetic popular music guide in which sardonically comic tour de force Jo Brand provides less initiated listeners with useful music facts and information, including specific tips for a quality record collection. Tonight's ear-opening lesson includes a guide to Beatles label Apple Records and hints on how to appreciate hip-hop.


Unknown: Jo Brand

: Sounds of the 70s

Steve Harley with hits and LP cuts.


Unknown: Steve Harley

: Mark Radcliffe

With guest Stuart Maconie.


Unknown: Stuart MacOnie.

: Janice Long

Including at 1.30am Pause for Thought with Tim Turvey.


Unknown: Tim Turvey.

: 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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