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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Andy Perry.


Unknown: Andy Perry.

: Johnnie Walker

And at 9.15 Pause for Thought with Chris Morley.


Unknown: Chris Morley.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: The Music Didn't Die.... the Real Buddy Holly Story

1/2. Radio 2 celebrates the life and career of Buddy Holly, who would have been 70 on Thursday. Consistently credited with radically influencing rock'n' roll-based pop, Holly had hits from the summer of 1957 until his death in February 1959. But both his chart success and status as a music legend swelled well beyond his death, particularly in the UK.
This two-pa rter explores the many aspects of his career. Contributors include members of the Crickets, Holly authorities John Beecher and Bill Griggs , and others. Plus archive input from Buddy Holly , his family, and manager Norman Petty. Also, Paul McCartney , George Harrison , Hank Marvin , Lonnie Donegan , Cliff Richard and Roger Daltrey. Producer Des Shaw


Unknown: John Beecher
Unknown: Bill Griggs
Unknown: Buddy Holly
Unknown: Norman Petty.
Unknown: Paul McCartney
Unknown: George Harrison
Unknown: Hank Marvin
Unknown: Lonnie Donegan
Unknown: Cliff Richard
Unknown: Roger Daltrey.
Producer: Des Shaw

: The Dick Haymes Story

New series 1/4. Russell Davies recalls the colourful and sometimes troubled life and career of swing-era superstar and Hollywood actor Dick Haymes , whose creamy vocals complemented the big-band sounds of Tommy Dorsey and Harry James. His many 40s hits include You'll Never Know,
111 Get By (As Long as I Have You), It Might as Well Be Spring, That's for Me, Little White Lies and I Wish I
Didn't Love You So. Featuring input from biographer Ruth Prigozy ,
Tony Bennett. Margaret Whiting , Haymes's children and many others. Producer Graham Pass


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Dick Haymes
Unknown: Tommy Dorsey
Unknown: Harry James.
Unknown: Ruth Prigozy
Unknown: Tony Bennett.
Unknown: Margaret Whiting

: Mark Radcliffe

With live backstage reports from the Mercury Music Prize Awards.

: Janice Long

Including at 1.30am Pause for Thought.

: Alex Lester

3.30 as 1.30

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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.

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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.

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