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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought.

: Wake Up to Wogan

Including at 9.15 Pause for Thought.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

Talking to people in the news.
PHONE the Comment Line on [number removed] or the Question Line on [number removed] between 11.45am and 1.45pm

: Steve Wright.

: Stuart Maconle

: Radio 2 Music Club Presents ...Keith Urban on Songwriting

2/3. Continuing Radio 2's On Song initiative in which songwriters discuss their craft, Nick Barraclough interviews Antipodean country star Keith Urban , who in the 1990s moved to Nashville and became a superstar. The singer/songwriter discusses his years as a struggling artist and performs live.


Unknown: Nick Barraclough
Unknown: Keith Urban

: Friday Night Is Elgar Night

Charles Hazlewood presents and conducts the BBC Concert
Orchestra in a selection of works by Edward Elgar , who was born 150 years ago this week. The programme includes Pomp and Circumstance Marches Nos land 4, the Enigma variations and a performance of the Cello Concerto with soloist Matthew Barley.


Unknown: Charles Hazlewood
Unknown: Edward Elgar
Soloist: Matthew Barley.

: Chronicles, Volume One

Actor Sean Penn reads an abridged version of Bob Dylan 's autobiography, published in 2004. 2/8. 1961. Dylan arrives in New York City and soon establishes himself in Greenwich Village, where he meets "Mayor of MacDougal Street" Dave Van Ronk. The series first aired in 2005. Abridged by Clive Stanhope Producer Elisa Shokoff


Unknown: Sean Penn
Unknown: Bob Dylan
Unknown: Dave Van Ronk.
Abridged By: Clive Stanhope
Producer: Elisa Shokoff

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents a special programme looking at the work of composer, arranger and conductor Howard Snell.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Conductor: Howard Snell.

: The Weekender

Matthew Wright with a guide to contemporary arts and culture, including the current cinema.


Unknown: Matthew Wright

: Mark Lamarr

: Pete Mitchell

Including at 3.30 Pause for Thought.

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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