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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 Canon Roger Royle.


Unknown: Canon Roger Royle.

: Jeremy Vine

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Poitier at 80

4/4. Barry Norman concludes a profile of Hollywood actor/director Sidney Poitier , whose late 1950s/ early 1960s rise to fame as an unprecedented black male lead with box-office clout coincided with the gains made by the civil rights movement. Featuring a new interview with the handsome and poised star who specialised in serious, socially concerned films.


Unknown: Barry Norman
Director: Sidney Poitier

: Friday Night Is Music Night

A special "Hollywood Heroes" edition showcasing music from The Sea Hawk (Erich Wolfgang
Korngold), ET: the Extra-Terrestial (John Williams ) and the Lord of the Rings trilogy (Howard Shore). Roderick Dunk conducts the BBC
Concert Orchestra with stage vocalists Alison Jiear and Clive Rowe. Presented by Brian Blessed and recorded at the Chichester Festival Theatre.


Unknown: Erich Wolfgang
Unknown: John Williams
Unknown: Roderick Dunk
Unknown: Alison Jiear
Unknown: Clive Rowe.
Presented By: Brian Blessed

: Shadowlands

Brian Sibley 's abridged version of his account of the love affair between author CS Lewis and Joy Davidman , read by actor
Ian Richardson , who died four weeks after the recording.
2/8. Professor Lewis accepts an invitation to have lunch in an Oxford hotel that is located just opposite his academic home.


Unknown: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Joy Davidman
Unknown: Ian Richardson

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents a studio session from Wingates Band, conducted by Andrew Berryman.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Conducted By: Andrew Berryman.

: The Weekender

Jack Docherty sits in for Matthew Wright with the current arts.


Unknown: Jack Docherty
Unknown: Matthew Wright

: Mark Lamarr

Featuring the Pee Wee Ellis Band.

: Pete Mitchell

Including 3.30 Pause for Thought with the Rev Derek Boden from Northern Ireland.


Unknown: Derek Boden

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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