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: Aled Jones

Says Good Morning Sunday.
His guests include novelist and TV scriptwriter Anthony Horowitz and, discussing topical faith issues, Khalid Anis.


Scriptwriter: Anthony Horowitz
Unknown: Khalid Anis.

: Steve Wright's Sunday Love Songs

Romantic requests.

: Parkinson's SundaySupplement

Michael Parkinson with music and chat. Guests include jazz singer/ musician Curtis Stigers.


Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Musician: Curtis Stigers.

: Elaine Paige on Sunday

Composer and musical supervisor Gareth Valentine identifies his favourite musicals. His choices include two works by John Kander and Fred Ebb: Chicago (1945) and Kiss of the Spider Woman (1993). Producer Malcolm Prince


Unknown: Gareth Valentine
Unknown: John Kander
Producer: Malcolm Prince

: Pick of the Pops

Nostalgic chart show. Dale Winton rewinds to this week in 1969, with hits by Diana Ross , Frank Sinatra , the Beatles and Marvin Gaye.


Unknown: Dale Winton
Unknown: Diana Ross
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Marvin Gaye.

: Johnnie Walker

Rock expressionist Patti Smith discusses her new album.


Unknown: Patti Smith

: Alan Titchmarsh

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

: Sunday Half Hour

Brian D'Arcy looks forward to
St George 's Day tomorrow with the Bracknell Choral Society, directed by Barnaby Smith , with organist Samuel Rathbone.


Unknown: Brian D'Arcy
Unknown: St George
Directed By: Barnaby Smith
Organist: Samuel Rathbone.

: Russell Davies

Series on songs and songwriting.

: Malcolm Laycock

With hits and rarities from the era of big bands and dance bands.

: The David Jacobs Collection

Specialist in tunes from Hollywood, Broadway and Tin Pan Alley.

: Janice Long

Featuring a live session from country-rock singer Maria McKee. Including at 1.30 Pause for Thought with Mike Ford.


Singer: Maria McKee.
Unknown: Mike Ford.

: 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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