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: Mo Dutta

Including at 6.15 Pause for Thought.

: Jonathan Ross

Guests include Vic Reeves and 70s chart stars the Stylistics. HPodcast available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio/podcasts/ross


Unknown: Vic Reeves

: The Comedy Hour

Vic Reeves 's House Arrest
3/6. Surreal sketch show featuring Vic Reeves , Bob Mortimer , Noel Fielding and Nancy Sorrell.
1.30 That Was Then, This Is Now 1/6. Richard Herring satirically recalls this week throughout history. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Vic Reeves
Unknown: Vic Reeves
Unknown: Bob Mortimer
Unknown: Nancy Sorrell.
Unknown: Richard Herring

: Dermot O'Leary

Featuring a live set from pop-rock quintet Ben's Brother.

: Stuart Maconie

(Stuart Maconie on Thriller, page 37)


DJ: Stuart Maconie

: Paul Gambaccini

: Thriller - Michael Jackson's Masterpiece

Trevor Nelson celebrates today's 25th anniversary of :he release of Michael Jackson's defining work, Thriller - a slick, nine-track Quincy Jones -produced dance-pop album that spawned seven US top ten singles, including the two number ones
Billie Jean and Beat It, Wanna Be Startin' Somethin', and the title track. The programme looks at the LP's debt to MTV (and vice versa), and explores the dramas that plagued history's all-time bestseller, with input from Quincy Jones ,
Rod Temperton , ex-CBS president Walter Yetnikoff , MTV founder Robert Pittman and singer and moonwalker Jeffrey Daniel. Producer Neil Cowling
Music choices: page 128
Stuart Maconie on Thriller, page 37


Unknown: Trevor Nelson
Unknown: Michael Jackson
Unknown: Quincy Jones
Unknown: Billie Jean
Unknown: Quincy Jones
Unknown: Rod Temperton
Unknown: Walter Yetnikoff
Unknown: Robert Pittman
Unknown: Jeffrey Daniel.
Producer: Neil Cowling
Unknown: Stuart MacOnie

: Russell Brand

Manic chat.
HPodcast: highlights available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/shows/brand

: Bob Harris Saturday Night

The veteran DJ returns, joined by singer Dion (DiMucci).

: Pete Mitchell

His quests tonight are Sugababes.
Including at 3.30 Pause for Thought.

: Mo Dutta

6.15 as 3.30

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.

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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.

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