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: Sarah Kennedy

: Johnnie Walker

Sitting in for Terry Wogan all week.


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: Ken Bruce

Throughout the week lyricist Don Black (Born Free, To Sir with Love, Diamonds Are Forever) chooses - two a day - his ten favourite discs.


Unknown: Don Black

: Matthew Bannister

Sitting in for Jeremy Vine.


Unknown: Jeremy Vine.

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Paul Jones

Old and new R&B and blues, with a session from American country-blues act Liqhtnin' Willie and the Poorboys.

: Mark Radcliffe

With highlights of the weekend's Cambridge Folk Festival.

: Big Band Special

Featuring the BBC Big Band with pianist and arranger Bob Florence.


Unknown: Bob Florence.

: Charles Hazlewood

6/6. Tonight's guest is up-and-coming jazz pianist Gwilym Simcock , who discusses his new composition and his upcoming appearance at the Proms. And Bob Marley , Goldfrapp and Hungarian composer Zoltan Kodaly all feature in the playlist.


Pianist: Gwilym SimcOck
Pianist: Bob Marley
Unknown: Zoltan Kodaly

: Suzi Quatro's Heroes

2/6. Series showcasing US pop giants of the 50s and 60s. Tonight it's Jackie DeShannon , who has written hundreds of songs such as Needles and Pins and When You
Walk in the Room (both huge 1964 hits for the Searchers) and, with Donna Weiss , the Grammy-winning Bette Davis Eyes (1981). Her US vocal hits includePuf a LittleLovein Your Heart (1969) - which she also wrote - and the Bacharach/David-penned What the World Needs Now Is Love
(1965). DeShannon discusses working in a male-heavy industry.


Unknown: Jackie Deshannon
Unknown: Donna Weiss

: Janice Long

Music and chat.

: 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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