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: Sarah Kennedy

: Ken Bruce

Including Tracks of My Years, in which genre-straddling guitarist and composer Gordon Giltrap picks two more of his ten favourite records. Plus further tracks from the new album The Cosmos
Rocks - Queen's first collaboration with singer Paul Rodgers (ex-Free and Bad Company).


Unknown: Gordon Giltrap
Singer: Paul Rodgers

: Jeremy Vine


: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

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

: Bob Harris Country

Country, roots and Americana.

: Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie

Hip music and stimulating chat, broadcast live from Manchester with guest, comedian Lucy Porter.


Unknown: Lucy Porter.

: Mark Lamarr

With The Reqqae Show. Radio 2's hard-core music enthusiast showcases choice examples of the Jamaican music genre, featuring classic and modern reggae tracks from his own extensive record collection.

: Theme Time Radio Hour with Bob Dyian

US syndicated radio show featuring the singer/songwriter-turned-DJ with a personal pick of songs linked by a theme but of various genres. Tonight's playlist covers the days of the week, with music spanning 1947 to 1987, featuring Arnett Cobb and His Orchestra, Tony Bennett , the Chords, Dinah Washington, the Louvin Brothers, Big Bill Broonzy , the Everly Brothers, Charles Mingus , Roy Orbison , the Cherry Pies, Lovin' Spoonful, Otis Redding and Tom Waits.


Unknown: Tony Bennett
Unknown: Bill Broonzy
Unknown: Charles Mingus
Unknown: Roy Orbison
Unknown: Otis Redding
Unknown: Tom Waits.

: 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.

BBC Guidance

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