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: Aled Jones

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 Rabbi YY Rubinstein.


Unknown: Rabbi Yy Rubinstein.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Nigel Ogden

: I Write the Songs: the Barry Manilow Profile

1/2. Michael Ball presents a profile of singer/songwriter and consummate showman
Barry Manilow, whose slick pop dramas exemplify the big, soft-sentiment sound that emerged in the 1970s. His unrivalled repertoire of previously "uncool" MOR classics include Mandy, Could It Be Magic, Weekend in New England, Can't Smile without You, Daybreak and Cocabana (At the Copa). The two-parter showcases Manilow in a new and revealing interview in Las Vegas, and features incisive input from collaborators, including industry giant Clive Davis, songwriters Randy Edelman and Marty Panzer, and Richard Carpenter. This first part recalls his beginnings as a hugely successful craftsman of jingles, and his enormous debt to Bette Midler.


Presenter: Michael Ball
Interviewee: Barry Manilow
Interviewee: Clive Davis
Interviewee: Randy Edelman
Interviewee: Marty Panzer
Interviewee: Richard Carpenter
Producer: Elliot Davis

: Outlaw: Willie Nelson and the Road Less Travelled

2/4. Kris Kristofferson tells the story of blues- and crooner-inspired Texan singer/songwriter Willie Nelson, who has had well over 100 US country hits and written songs performed by many others, most famously Crazy (Patsy Cline). The story continues with Nelson's prolific but poverty-stricken late-50s period, when he wrote songs that became big hits for Patsy Cline, Faron Young and Roy Orbison. Featuring a new interview with Willie Nelson, plus input from Merle Haggard, Booker T Jones, Ray Price and Beth Nielsen Chapman.


Unknown: Kris Kristofferson
Songwriter: Willie Nelson
Unknown: Patsy Cline
Unknown: Patsy Cline
Unknown: Faron Young
Unknown: Roy Orbison.
Unknown: Willie Nelson
Unknown: Merle Haggard
Unknown: Booker T Jones
Unknown: Beth Nielsen Chapman.

: Mark Radcliffe

: Janice Long

Including at 1.30am Pause for Thought with Geetha Maheshwaran.


Unknown: Geetha Maheshwaran.

: 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.

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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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