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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.20 Pause for Thought.

: Wake Up to Wogan

And at 9.15 Pause for Thought.

: Ken Bruce

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Mark Radcliffe andStuart Maconie

From Manchester.

: Nigel Ogden

With The Organist Entertains.

: Who Breaks a Butterfly on a Wheel

As part of Radio 2's season of nostalgic programmes recalling the 1960s, Bob Harris explores the aftermath of a February 1967 drugs bust at the home of Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards.
Responding to custodial sentences given to both Richards and Mick Jagger in late June, the traditionally Conservative The Times editor
William Rees-Mogg criticised the penalty in an editorial titled Who Breaks a Butterfly on a Wheel? (a slight variation on a 1735 satirical quote from Alexander Pope ). The rock stars were released promptly from prison, signalling an era of increasingly liberal attitudes to previously taboo, scorned and relatively unrepressed lifestyles. Contributors include Lord Rees-Mogg and and one-time Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham. Producer Bob Harris
Spoken word choices: page 137


Unknown: Bob Harris
Guitarist: Keith Richards.
Unknown: Mick Jagger
Editor: William Rees-Mogg
Unknown: Alexander Pope
Unknown: Andrew Loog Oldham.
Producer: Bob Harris

: All Singing, All Dancing,All Night

3/6. Northern Soul music series in which former Wigan resident Stuart Maconie spins established classics - including listeners' requests - and the latest releases. His guest tonight is Gavin Claxton , who wrote and directed the recently released film The All Together, which features a soundtrack of rare recordings.


Unknown: Stuart MacOnie
Unknown: Gavin Claxton

: Janice Long

Including at 1.30 Pause for Thought.

: 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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