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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 and

Liza Tarbuck


Unknown: Liza Tarbuck

: Chris Evans

: Stuart Maconle

: Masters of Rock

4/6. Bruce Dickinson showcases classic, contemporary and obscure hard rock and metal. Tonight he chats to Scorpions founding member Rudolf Schenker and guitarist
Matthias Jabs , who joined the German band in the late 70s. Rocking hard since 1965, Scorpions rank among the country's biggest-selling acts - up there with Boney M , Modern
Talking and James Last - and have inspired the likes of Metallica, Def
Leppard and Iron Maiden. Their one big UK hit, Wind of Change (1991), remains their signature track.


Unknown: Bruce Dickinson
Unknown: Rudolf Schenker
Guitarist: Matthias Jabs
Unknown: Boney M
Unknown: James Last

: Seven More Days That Rocked the World

4/7. Stuart Maconie recalls critical and defining moments in popular music. He continues with the late
1979 release of the Sugarhill Gang's Rapper's Delight, which is credited as the first rap record to enter
Billboard's Hot 100. The Harlem trio's single - which samples Chic's Good Times and is markedly good-natured and attitude-free by modern rap standards - reportedly sold more than eight million copies worldwide while peaking at number 36 in the US pop charts. A top three hit here in the UK, it proved to be not just a novelty record as claimed by many in the music industry, instead kick-starting a rap (and later hip-hop) revolution.


Unknown: Stuart MacOnie

: The Green Guide to Life

2/6. Comic Jeff Green applies his outlook on life to various themes. Repeated on Saturday at 1.30pm


Unknown: Jeff Green

: Janice Long

Featuring singer/songwriter Astrella-Celeste, who is Donovan's daughter. 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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