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: Sarah Kennedy

: Ken Bruce

Including Tracks of My Years, in which lyricist Don Black (Born
Free, To Sir with Love, Diamonds Are Forever, Ben) picks two more of his ten favourite records. Plus a continued spotlight on the debut album from Irish indie trio the Script.


Unknown: Don Black

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

Music, entertainment and celebrity guests dropping by for a chat.

: Mike Harding

Folk, roots and acoustic-based music. Plus a couple of live tracks recorded at last weekend's Cambridge Folk Festival. Repeated on Friday at 3am

: Mark Radcliffe

Hip music and lively banter, broadcast from Manchester.

: 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 Bobby Caldwell 's What You Won't Do for Love (1978),
Sade's Your Love Is King (1984) and A Tribe Called Quest's Find
Way (1998). Plus a spotlight on I'm Still in Love with You - the second of two acclaimed 1972 album releases for Al Green.
Repeated on Saturday at 2am


Unknown: Trevor Nelson
Unknown: Bobby Caldwell
Unknown: Al Green.

: Steve Lamacq

Live sessions, guests, recorded music, reviews and music news.

: 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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