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: Mo Dutta

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought in Northern Ireland with Anita Robinson.


Unknown: Anita Robinson.

: Sounds of the 60s

Brian Matthew spins hits, B-sides and obscurities, including requests.


Unknown: Brian Matthew

: Jonathan Ross

Guests include actor James Purefoy , musician Just Jack (aka Jack Allsopp ) and Elaine Paige.


Unknown: James Purefoy
Unknown: Jack Allsopp
Unknown: Elaine Paige.

: Out to Lunch

3/6. Zany show in which host
Rob Deering and Russell Howard combine stand-up, sketches, character monologues, music, fresh new UK talent, special guests and, most entertainingly, unconventional demands on the studio audience.


Unknown: Rob Deering
Unknown: Russell Howard

: Stuart Maconle

Field of dreams: page 42

: Dermot O'Leary

With live sets from rock-orientated band Ash and indie sextet Mumm-Ra.

: Paul Gambacclni

With America's Greatest Hits.

: Sgt Pepper's 40thAnniversary

2/2. The most famous album of all time - the Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - was released 40 years ago this month. Now critically eclipsed by some of the band's other works, the immaculately produced concept LP nevertheless transformed the pop landscape. Its Grammy-winning engineer, Geoff Emerick , heads back to Abbey Road Studios to reveal the innovative techniques that resulted in the unique sound of era-defining tracks such as A Day in the Life and Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds. With the analogue four-track equipment originally used in 1967. modern acts such as Oasis, Kaiser Chiefs, Travis, the Fratellis, the Fray and Richard Ashcroft record their versions of the work's various songs.


Unknown: Geoff Emerick
Unknown: Richard Ashcroft

: Russell Brand

Manic chat.

: Bob Harris

With Anais Mitchell live in session.


Unknown: Anais Mitchell

: Pete Mitchell

Featuring a live session from the Elgins. And at 2.30 Pause for Thought.

: Mo Dutta

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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