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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

: Jeremy Vine

: Mark Radcliffe

: Chris Evans

: Angry, Sexy and Working Class

4/4. 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. This final edition looks at the growing affluence in Britain in the early-to-mid 60s and the resulting optimistic spirit in films such as Billy Liar (1963), which launched the career of 60s icon
Julie Christie. The movie's composer, Richard Rodney Bennett , talks about his score. The programme also explores the changes to the notion of "working-class hero" and the shift in film locations from the North to
London, with particular attention to Lewis Gilbert 's 1966 hit Alfie. Plus input from social realist director Ken Loach and actor Malcolm McDowell.


Unknown: Christopher Eccleston
Unknown: John Osborne
Unknown: Julie Christie.
Talks: Richard Rodney Bennett
Unknown: Lewis Gilbert
Director: Ken Loach
Unknown: Malcolm McDowell.

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Roderick Dunk conducts the BBC
Concert Orchestra, with soprano
Annette Wardell , baritone Jonathan Gunthorpe and euphonium player David Childs. Presented by Aled Jones at London's Mermaid Theatre.


Unknown: Roderick Dunk
Baritone: Annette Wardell
Baritone: Jonathan Gunthorpe
Unknown: David Childs.
Presented By: Aled Jones

: Chronicles, Volume One

Actor Sean Penn reads an abridged version of Bob Dylan 's autobiography, published in 2004. 7/8. Dylan has a freak accident with his hand, but emerges inspired after a two- to three-year lull. Abridged by Clive Stanhope Producer Elisa Shokoff


Unknown: Sean Penn
Unknown: Bob Dylan
Abridged By: Clive Stanhope
Producer: Elisa Shokoff

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents a studio session from the famed Leyland Band, conducted by Russell Gray.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Conducted By: Russell Gray.

: The Weekender

Matthew Wright with a survey of contemporary arts and culture.


Unknown: Matthew Wright

: Mark Lamarr

: 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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