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: Sarah Kennedy

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


Unknown: Roshan Doug.

: Johnnie Walker

And at 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Rob Gillion.


Unknown: Rob Gillion.

: Ken Bruce

And in Tracks of My Years
Green Garside (from Scritti Politti) identifies two final tracks in his personal top ten.

: Jeremy Vine

Talking to people in the news.
PHONEthe Comment Line on [number removed] or the Question Line on [number removed] between 11.45am and 1.45pm

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Roderick Dunk conducts the BBC
Concert Orchestra in a selection of popular classics from the worlds of musical theatre, classical music and film. Featuring stage and television star Wendi Peters (Coronation Street) and folk, country and skiffle singer
Joe Brown , recorded at London's Mermaid Theatre and presented by Paul Gambaccini.


Unknown: Roderick Dunk
Unknown: Wendi Peters
Singer: Joe Brown
Presented By: Paul Gambaccini.

: Blackpool Illuminations

A live broadcast from
Blackpool to mark the switching-on of the annual lights spectacle, first staged in 1912 in honour of Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Louise's visit to the town. Presented by Mark Goodier , with performances by Ronan Keating , Goldfrapp, the Zutons, Shayne Ward and Paolo Nutini , and a special celebrity guest to throw the switch for the million lights along Blackpool's six miles of promenade. Producer Sarah Gaston


Presented By: Mark Goodier
Unknown: Ronan Keating
Unknown: Shayne Ward
Unknown: Paolo Nutini
Producer: Sarah Gaston

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents a studio session from the Grimethorpe Colliery Band conducted by Richard Evans.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Conducted By: Richard Evans.

: The Weekender

Matthew Wright with a survey of contemporary arts and culture.


Unknown: Matthew Wright

: Mark Lamarr

: Pete Mitchell

And at 3.30am Pause for Thought with David McLachlan in Scotland.


Unknown: David McLachlan

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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