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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Rob Marshall.


Unknown: Rob Marshall.

: Wake Up to Wogan

And at 9.15 Pause for Thought with Faris Badawi.


Unknown: Faris Badawi.

: Alex Lester

: Jeremy Vine

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Bob Harris Country

Country, roots and Americana, with new and archive recordings. His guest is blues-inspired
Nashville singer Julie Roberts , who hit big first in 2004.


Singer: Julie Roberts

: Paul Jones

Classic R&B and the cream of new blues releases. Plus a live session from the Barcodes and Friends.
For details of music played ring the Radio 2 Information Line on [number removed] (land line calls cost no more than 8p per minute)

: Living In Harmony

2/4. Russell Davies resumes his exploration of the ancient art of close-harmony singing. The first series, which aired in 2005, celebrated its many variations, including barbershop, jazz, gospel and doo-wop as sung by sacred, commercial, amateur and professional groups. This series features Ladysmith Black Mambazo UK and US jingle performers, Welsh male-voice choirs, cathedral choristers and many other contributors to the art form.


Unknown: Russell Davies

: Parsons and Naylor's Pull-Out Sections

New series 1/5. Return of the socially-minded and politically-aware satirical sketch series in which Andy Parsons and Henry Naylor trawl through the weekend supplements for news, gossip and reviews. Featuring comic support from Lucy Porter and music by Richie Webb.
Repeated on Saturday at 1.30pm


Comedian: Andy Parsons
Comedian: Henry Naylor
Unknown: Lucy Porter
Music: Richie Webb
Producer: Carol Smith

: Mark Radcliffe

With bluegrass-inspired singer/ songwriter Sid Griffin in session.


Songwriter: Sid Griffin

: Janice Long

Including at 1.30 Pause for Thought with Michael McMahon.


Unknown: Michael McMahon.

: 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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