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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.20 Pause for Thought.

: Johnnie Walker

Sitting in for Terry Wogan all week. Including at 9.15 Pause for Thought. I Podcast: highlights available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/shows/wogan


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Ken Bruce

Featuring throughout the week Tracks of My Years, in which TV presenter Jeremy Beadle picks - two a day - his ten favourite records. Plus a week-long spotlight on a new album.


Presenter: Jeremy Beadle

: Julian Worricker

Sitting in for Jeremy Vine all week.


Unknown: Jeremy Vine

: Steve Wright

Podcast: Highlights available at
- www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/shows/wright

: Chris Evans

Podcast: The Best Bits available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/shows/evans

: Paul Jones

Classic R&B and the cream of new blues releases. Plus a live session from American blues and gospel diva Sharrie Williams.
For details of music played ring the Radio 2 Information Line on [number removed] (land-line calls cost no more than 8p per minute)


Unknown: Sharrie Williams.

: Mark Radcliffe andStuart Maconie

Hip tunes and stimulating chat broadcast live from Manchester.

: Big Band Special

Clare Teal presents the first part of a concert featuring the BBC Big Band with tenor saxophonist and composer Joe Lovano , recorded at the recent Brecon Jazz Festival.


Unknown: Joe Lovano

: Humphrey Lyttelton

With The Best of Jazz.
9/12. Featuring the veteran broadcaster's personal pick of rare, archive and new jazz recordings.

: The Music Club withSimon Mayo

New and old rock and pop.
Guests include James Blunt and KT Tunstall.

: Janice Long

With a live set from the ear-catching ly named How to Cure Dyslexia.
Including at 1.30 Pause for Thought with Sherry Ashworth.


Unknown: Sherry Ashworth.

: 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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