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: Sarah Kennedy

: Jeremy Vine

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Friday Night Is Music Night

- Christopher Warren-Green conducts the BBC Concert
Orchestra, with tenor
Will Martin and clarinettist Emma Johnson. Presented by Petroc
Trelawny, live from LSO St Luke's.


Unknown: Christopher Warren-Green
Tenor: Will Martin
Clarinettist: Emma Johnson.

: Radio 2 Live at the Lights

C A live broadcast from
Blackpool to mark the switching-on of the annual lights spectacle, first staged in 1912 in honour of Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Louise's visit to the town. Presented by Janice Long , with performances by Scouting for Girls, David Jordan and Boyzone. Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson , James May and Richard Hammond throw the switch, resulting in a million illuminations along six miles of promenade. Producer Sarah Gaston


Presented By: Janice Long
Unknown: David Jordan
Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown: James May
Unknown: Richard Hammond
Producer: Sarah Gaston

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents the Mount Charles Band, conducted by Andrew Duncan , with music ranging from John Williams to the Carpenters.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Conducted By: Andrew Duncan
Unknown: John Williams

: The Weekender

Arts show with Claudia Winkleman , with contributions from cartoonist/ illustrator Gerald Scarfe , singer/ songwriter Tom Baxter , author Roy Dollinger and dancer Wayne Sleep.


Unknown: Claudia Winkleman
Singer: Gerald Scarfe
Songwriter: Tom Baxter
Unknown: Roy Dollinger
Unknown: Wayne Sleep.

: Mark Lamarr

With a live set from James Hunter.


Unknown: James Hunter.

: Mike Harding

Repeated from Wednesday at 7pm

: Mo Dutta

Chat, plus music.

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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