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: Sarah Kennedy

Including at 6.20 Pause for Thought.

: Wake Up to Wogan

Including at 9.15 Pause for Thought.

: Ken Bruce

: Jeremy Vine

Topical phone-in show.

: 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

: Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie

Mancunian singer/songwriter Lou Rhodes performs live in session.


Songwriter: Lou Rhodes

: Nigel Ogden

With The Organist Entertains.

: I Wish I'd Thought of That

2/6. Radio 2 charts rather atypical territory in this series in which Kate Thornton explores the evolution of cyberspace, with special attention to the pioneers of six innovative modern-day business plans that have revolutionised the world. This edition rewinds to 1998, when 19-year-old American Shawn Fanning created the initially free file-sharing and download music system Napster, which paved the way for iPod and iTunes.


Unknown: Kate Thornton
Unknown: Shawn Fanning

: The Funk Factory

New series 1/8. Influential soul/ funk DJ Norman Jay returns with more classic, forgotten and modern funk recordings from the 1960s onwards, showcasing popular performers and underground acts. The series starts with archive recordings by Sly Stone , Curtis Mayf ield and the Isley Brothers, and features a special tribute to multi-instrumentalist and James Brown backing vocalist Bobby Byrd , who died in September, aged 73. Producer Joby Waldman


Unknown: Norman Jay
Unknown: Sly Stone
Unknown: Curtis Mayf
Unknown: James Brown
Unknown: Bobby Byrd
Producer: Joby Waldman

: Janice Long

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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