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: Mo Dutta

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Georqie Baxendale.


Unknown: Georqie Baxendale.

: Sounds of the 60s

Johnnie Walker sits in for
Brian Matthew with hits and obscurities.


Unknown: Johnnie Walker
Unknown: Brian Matthew

: Jonathan Ross

Guests include actor
John Thomson and singer/songwriter Ben Folds (of Ben Folds Five).
Go to www.radiotimes.com for guest details


Unknown: John Thomson
Songwriter: Ben Folds

: The Comedy Hour

Teenage Kicks
3/6. Punk-nostalgic sitcom in which Adrian Edmondson stars as an ageing punk rocker and divorcee who moves in with his kids, much to their annoyance. Ben Elton co-stars as his suburbanised best mate.
Producer Gareth Edwards
1.30 Lee Mack
3/6. Comedian Lee Mack hosts a stand-up and sketch variety show. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Adrian Edmondson
Unknown: Ben Elton
Producer: Gareth Edwards
Producer: Lee MacK
Unknown: Lee MacK

: Stuart Maconle

DVD review: page 38

: Dermot O'Leary

Featuring singer/songwriter Luke Toms , who takes his cues from 30s jazz and 70s orchestral sounds.


Songwriter: Luke Toms

: Paul Gambaccinl

With America's Greatest Hits.

: This Town Ain't Big Enough - the Story of Sparks

Mark Radcliffe profiles the rather eccentric and cynically spirited pop-rock duo Sparks.
Brothers Ron and Russell Mael formed in Los Angeles in 1971, but then in 1974 relocated to England, where they resuscitated the charts with their bombastic and cinematic number two pop hit This Town Ain't Big Enough for the Both of Us. Other hits include Amateur Hour, Beat the Clock and, with Jane Widelin, the 1983 45 Cool Places (their only single to crack the US top 50). The programme features their first ever demo and other previously unreleased material. Plus input from producers Giorgio Moroder and Tony Visconti, singers Alex Kapranos (of Franz Ferdinand) and Justin Hawkins, and Ron Mael.
Producers Siobhan Synnot and Dougie Campbell


Unknown: Mark Radcliffe
Unknown: Jane Widelin
Singers: Tony Visconti
Singers: Alex Kapranos
Unknown: Franz Ferdinand
Unknown: Justin Hawkins
Unknown: Ron Mael.
Producers: Siobhan Synnot

: Russell Brand

: Bob Harris

: Pete Mitchell

Including at 2.30 Pause for Thought with the Rev Georgie Baxendale.


Unknown: Georgie Baxendale.

: Mo Dutta

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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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.

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