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: Sounds of the 60s

Warmly nostalgic series in which Brian Matthew spins hits, B-sides and obscurities, including requests.


Unknown: Brian Matthew

: Jonathan Ross

Glenn Tilbrook performs a live set.


Unknown: Glenn Tilbrook

: The Comedy Hour

Including 1.00-1.30 Does the Team Think? in which Vic Reeves invites the public to hit
Andy Parsons , Ralf Little , Rich Hall and Gaby Roslin with mundane queries.


Unknown: Vic Reeves
Unknown: Andy Parsons
Unknown: Ralf Little
Unknown: Rich Hall
Unknown: Gaby Roslin

: Dermot O'Leary

With sets by hit duo The Ting
Tings and New Zealand electropop star Ladyhawke (Paris Is Burning).

: Paul Gambaccini

US hits.

: The G-Word

Andrew Collins assesses the meaning of gothic rock - a genre of moody, introspective, non-chirpy and at times droney music that emerged during the post-punk late 1970s, with followers swathed in black from head to toe and identifying with the "dark" pop of Siouxsie and the Banshees, Bauhaus, The Cure and Sisters of Mercy. Collins explores the origins and myths of goth, and looks at its modern incarnations (eg Marilyn Manson), including its cult pull with disaffected (and occasionally violent) suburban American youth. With input from Banshees Siouxsie Soux and Steve Severin , ex-chart star Gary Numan , Peter Hook (ex-Joy Division), film director Tim Burton , and regulars of Soho's Batcave club: Peter Murphy and David J (of Bauhaus) and Jon Klein (Of Specimen). Producer Helen Lennard


Unknown: Andrew Collins
Unknown: Steve Severin
Unknown: Gary Numan
Unknown: Peter Hook
Director: Tim Burton
Unknown: Peter Murphy
Unknown: David J
Unknown: Jon Klein
Producer: Helen Lennard

: Suzi Quatro

US oldies, with The Isley Brothers, Gene Vincent, The Duprees, Otis Blackwell, and ? and the Mysterians.


Presenter: Suzi Quatro

: Pirate Johnnie Walker

Nostalgic show with oldies and jingles from the pirate radio era.

: Bob Harris

: Trevor Nelson

Rptd from Wed

: Pete Mitchell

Music and chat.

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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