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: Aled Jones

Says Says Good Morning Sunday. Radio 4's Today presenter
John Humphrys discusses his new book, In God We Doubt - Confessions of a Failed Atheist.


Presenter: John Humphrys

: Steve Wright's Sunday Love Songs

Romantic requests.

: Parkinson's Sunday Supplement

Michael Parkinson with music and guests, including jazz musician-turned-photographer Terry O'Neill, Steve Richards and Quentin Cooper.


Presenter: Michael Parkinson
Guest: Terry O'Neill
Guest: Steve Richards
Guest: Quentin Cooper

: Elaine Paige on Sunday

Series showcasing the music of Broadway, Hollywood and the West End. 60s-inspired pop singer and actress Mari Wilson identifies her five favourite musicals.
Choices include Meet Me in St Louis (1944), The Producers (2001) and The Little Mermaid (1989).


Unknown: Mari Wilson

: Pick of the Pops

Nostalgic chart show. Dale Winton rewinds to this week in both 1970 and 1980, with top 40 hits by the the Tremeloes and the Police.


Unknown: Dale Winton

: Johnnie Walker

Spiritually led chat and music show. Guests include country-rock singer/ songwriter and actor JD Souther. who performs a live acoustic set.

: Alan Titchmarsh

With Melodies for You, featuring both popular and classical tunes.

: Sunday Half Hour

Brian D'Arcy celebrates the harvest season with traditional hymns, featuring the choir of St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral in Glasgow, directed by Frikki Walker , with organist Oliver Rundell.


Unknown: Brian D'Arcy
Directed By: Frikki Walker
Organist: Oliver Rundell.

: Russell Davies

Series on songs and songwriting.

: Malcolm Laycock

Swing and big band hits and rarities.

: The David Jacobs Collection

Tunes from Hollywood, Broadway and Tin Pan Alley.

: Janice Long

Featuring a live session from R&Binspired pop trio Sugababes.
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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