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: Aled Jones

Says Good Morning Sunday.
His guests include Badly Drawn Boy (aka Damon Gough ) and American writer David Maine , who is reinventing the Bible as a series of novels.


Unknown: Damon Gough
Unknown: David Maine

: Steve Wright's Sunday

Love Songs Romantic requests.

: Parkinson's SundaySupplement

Michael Parkinson with music, news and chat, with guest Billie Piper.


Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Unknown: Billie Piper.

: Elaine Paige on Sunday

A special edition in which Elaine pays tribute to lyricist
Betty Comden (1917-2006), who, with Adolph Green , wrote screenplays and songs for some of Hollywood's top musicals, including On the Town (1949), Singin' in the Rain (1952), and The Band Wagon (1953). The Oscar-nominated duo also wrote for Broadway and television.


Unknown: Betty Comden
Unknown: Adolph Green

: Pick of the Pops

Nostalgic chart show in which
Dale Winton rewinds to this week in 1980, with top 40 hits by New Wave-era acts the Police, Blondie and Elvis Costello.


Unknown: Dale Winton
Unknown: Elvis Costello.

: Johnnie Walker

Guest Art Garfunkel discusses his new album and tour, his musical influences and the legacy of folk-pop masters Simon and Garfunkel.

: Alan Titchmarsh

With Melodies for You, featuring both popular and classical tunes.

: Sunday Half Hour

Roger Royle looks at giving as a way of marking the season of Lent. Featuring churches and choirs from across the UK, including Serendipity, who perform in St German's Church, Cardiff with director of music Tim Rhys Evans and organist Jeffrey Howard.


Unknown: Roger Royle
Music: Tim Rhys Evans
Organist: Jeffrey Howard.

: Russell Davies

: Malcolm Laycock

Specialist in big band and swing.

: Janice Long

Including at 1.30 Pause for Thought with Juli Wills.


Unknown: Juli Wills.

: Pete Mitchell

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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