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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.20 Pause for Thought.

: Wake Up to Wogan

Including at 9.15 Pause for Thought.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Mark Radcliffe andStuart Maconie

From London.

: Nigel Ogden

With The Organist Entertains.

: Smoke, Smoke, Smoke That Cigarette

With just 12 days remaining for Englanders to light up legally in enclosed public places, Mariella Frostrup explores the cultural significance of smoking throughout the last century. Her non-judgemental survey recalls Hollywood's contributions to smoking iconography in artistically noteworthy films such as Now, Voyager (1942) and The Big Sleep (1946). and considers the impact a ban would have made to the pose-fuelled rock 'n' roll stances of Keith Richards, Joe Strummer, Pete Doherty and countless others.
Frostrup hears from old smokers, writers, artists and commentators such as Terry O'Neill, Peter York, Alan Coren, Guy Garvey, Christopher Frayling and David Hockney, who recently has publicly poured scorn on the upcoming ban.


Presenter: Mariella Frostrup
Unknown: Terry O'Neill
Unknown: Peter York
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Guy Garvey
Unknown: Christopher Frayling
Unknown: David Hockney
Producer: Paul Kobrak

: All Singing, All Dancing,All Night

2/6. Northern Soul series in which former Wigan resident
Stuart Maconie spins classic recordings of the genre - including listeners' requests - and the latest releases. His guest tonight is radio presenter and former Wigan Casino resident DJ Richard Searling , who now co-owns Expansion Records.


Unknown: Stuart MacOnie
Unknown: Richard Searling

: Janice Long

Including at 1.30 Pause for Thought.

: Nemone

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.

BBC Guidance

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