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: Aled Jones

Says Good Morning Sunday.
Guests include Martin Smith (of Christian rock act Delirious?) and, discussing the week's faith issues, Rabbi Pete Tobias.


Unknown: Martin Smith
Unknown: Pete Tobias.

: Steve Wright's Sunday Love Songs

Romantic requests.

: Parkinson's SundaySupplement

Michael Parkinson with music and chat. His guests include Anthony Andrews , who is currently starring in a West End revival of Somerset Maugham's The Letter.


Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Unknown: Anthony Andrews

: Elaine Paige on Sunday

Writer and actor Victoria Wood identifies her favourite musical productions. Choices include High Society (1956), Mack and Mabel
(1974) and Pacific Overtures (1976). She also discusses the 2005 musical adaptation of her revered mid-1980s satire Acorn Antiques.


Unknown: Victoria Wood

: Pick of the Pops

Nostalgic chart show. Dale Winton rewinds to this week in 1983 with hits by the Human League, Wham!. Men at Work and Spandau Ballet.


Unknown: Dale Winton

: Johnnie Walker

Gritty-voiced blues-rock singer Joe Cocker is in the studio.


Singer: Joe Cocker

: Alan Titchmarsh

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

: Sunday Half Hour

Brian D'Arcy celebrates the feast of the Ascension, featuring hymns sung by congregations and choirs from across the UK.


Unknown: Brian D'Arcy

: Russell Davies

: Malcolm Laycock

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

: The David Jacobs Collection

Tunes from Hollywood, Broadway and Tin Pan Alley.

: Janice Long

Featuring a live session from young singer/songwriter Sam Isaac.
Including at 1.30 Pause for Thought with Sharon Grenham-Toze .


Songwriter: Sam Isaac.
Unknown: Sharon Grenham-Toze

: 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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