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: Sarah Kennedy

: Ken Bruce

Including Tracks of My Years in which record producer Steve Levine (Culture Club, the Clash) picks two more of his ten favourite records.


Producer: Steve Levine

: Julian Worricker

Topical phone-in show.

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

With music, features, lively chat and famous people in the studio.

: Mike Harding

Specialist in folk, roots and acoustic-based sounds, with news of the latest albums and details of artists touring the UK. Tonight's guest is Scottish singer and musician
Emily Smith , who discusses her third solo album Too Long Away. Repeated on Friday at 3am


Musician: Emily Smith

: Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie

Glaswegian quartet Glasvegas perform a live session.

: Trevor Nelson

R&B/soul specialist Trevor Nelson contrasts original genuine soul with contemporary recordings by hip-hop and neo-R&B artists who have drawn inspiration from the classics. Tonight's playlist features tracks by Lauryn Hill (Zion) and Fred Wesley and the JBs (Blow Your Head), and a spotlight on Marvin Gaye 's inspired and influential 1971 album What's Going On.


Unknown: Trevor Nelson
Unknown: Fred Wesley
Unknown: Marvin Gaye

: Steve Lamacq

With a hip cross-section of new, old, familiar and obscure records.

: Janice Long

Noisy indie London band the Duke Spirit perform live in session.

: Alex Lester

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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