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: Clare Teal

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

: Angry, Sexy and Working Class

1/4. Actor Christopher Eccleston explores the bleak, anti-establishment and often angry British films of the late 50s and early 60s that took inspiration from John Osborne 's 1956 "kitchen sink" stage hit Look
Back in Anger. In a period of relaxed censorship, the films tackled sexual, domestic and social issues in a way that changed British cinema (and television) for ever. Contributors include Rita Tushingham (A Taste of Honey), Dora Bryan , Albert Finney and Shirley-Anne Field (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning), Wendy Craig (The Servant), writer David Storey (This Sporting Life), cinematographer Walter Lassally (A Taste of Honey), composer Richard Rodney Bennett (Billy Liar) and social realist director Ken Loach.


Presenter: Christopher Eccleston
Unknown: John Osborne
Unknown: Rita Tushingham
Unknown: Dora Bryan
Unknown: Albert Finney
Unknown: Wendy Craig
Unknown: David Storey
Unknown: Walter Lassally
Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett
Director: Ken Loach.
Producer: Susan Marling

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Richard Balcombe conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, live from London's Mermaid Theatre with Irish soprano Hayley Westenra and Canadian tenor twins RyanDan.


Unknown: Richard Balcombe
Soprano: Hayley Westenra

: Chronicles, Volume One

Actor Sean Penn reads an abridged version of Bob Dylan 's autobiography, published in 2004. 4/8. Dylan finds inspiration in Woody Guthrie , Ramblin' Jack Elliott and Joan Baez.
Abridged by Clive Stanhope Producer Elisa Shokoff


Unknown: Sean Penn
Unknown: Bob Dylan
Unknown: Woody Guthrie
Unknown: Jack Elliott
Unknown: Joan Baez.
Abridged By: Clive Stanhope
Producer: Elisa Shokoff

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents a session from the Aveley and Newham Band, conducted by Nigel Taken.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Conducted By: Nigel Taken.

: The Weekender

Arts show hosted by Matthew Wright.


Unknown: Matthew Wright.

: Mark Lamarr

Music and banter, with a live session.

: 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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