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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought with Bob Fitzharris.


Unknown: Bob Fitzharris.

: Wake Up to Wogan

And at 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rt Rev Stephen Oliver.


Unknown: Stephen Oliver.

: Jeremy Vine

Talking to people in the news.

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Bob Harris Country

Country, roots and Americana, with new and archive recordings. PHONE [number removed] for details of music played this evening (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)

: Paul Jones

Classic R&B and the cream of new blues releases. Plus a live session from Colin John and Ben Waters.

: Shake, Rattle and Roll

5/13. Rock'n'roll, rockabilly and blues enthusiast Mark Lamarr spins lesser-known vintage recordings from his vast collection, much of it on original vinyl from here and abroad.
Tonight's playlist includes pairs of songs with the same title and a quartet of tracks linked by a jungle theme.


Unknown: Mark Lamarr

: Clive Anderson's Chat Room

3/6. Scathingly witty ex-barrister Clive Anderson hosts a satirical, topical talk show. Each week four guests from the worlds of politics, journalism and the arts join him for an irreverent dissection of the week's top stories. Accomplices tonight include Griff Rhys Jones , James May and Jo Caulfield. Repeated on Saturday at 1.30pm


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: James May
Unknown: Jo Caulfield.

: Mark Radcliffe

Guests include soap actress Sally Lindsay , poet Ian McMillan and, performing live, teen sibling trio Kitty, Daisy and Lewis.


Unknown: Sally Lindsay
Unknown: Ian McMillan

: Janice Long

With a live session from emotive singer/songwriter Jack Savoretti. Including at 1.30 Pause for Thought with Jack Nicolls.


Songwriter: Jack Savoretti.
Unknown: Jack Nicolls.

: 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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