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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.20 Pause for Thought with Michael Jagessar.


Unknown: Michael Jagessar.

: Wake Up to Wogan

And at 9.15 Pause for Thought with the Rev Ruth Scott.


Unknown: Ruth Scott.

: Ken Bruce

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Angry, Sexy and Working Class

3/4. Actor Christopher Eccleston explores the anti-Establishment, bleak 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 broke new ground in their depictions of sexual, domestic and social issues.
Contributors include Rita Tushingham , Dora Bryan , Albert Finney and Shirley-Anne Field, Wendy Craig , writer David Storey , cinematographer Walter Lassally , composer Richard Rodney Bennett and social realist director Ken Loach.


Unknown: 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.

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Stephen Ball conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra with starry vocalist Victoria Hart and tenor
Will Martin , presented by Aled Jones at London's Mermaid Theatre.


Unknown: Stephen Ball
Unknown: Victoria Hart
Tenor: Will Martin
Presented By: Aled Jones

: Chronicles, Volume One

Actor Sean Penn reads an abridged version of Bob Dylan 's autobiography, published in 2004. 6/8. Dylan has a motor-bike accident and his wife gives birth.
And in a radical change of image and direction he shies away from his public persona as the conscience of America, taking up painting and recording an album based on Chekhov short stories.
Abridged by Clive Stanhope


Unknown: Sean Penn
Unknown: Bob Dylan
Abridged By: Clive Stanhope

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton reviews the latest brass album releases.


Unknown: Frank Renton

: The Weekender

Arts show hosted by Matthew Wright.


Unknown: Matthew Wright.

: Mark Lamarr

Featuring a live session from Top Cat.

: Pete Mitchell

Including at 3.30 Pause for Thought with Akhandadhi Das in Wales.


Unknown: Akhandadhi Das

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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