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: Ken Bruce

Including after 11.30 Tracks of My Years, in which singer, actress and 1960s icon Marianne Faithful picks two more of her favourite records.


Unknown: Marianne Faithful

: Jeremy Vine

Topical phone-in show featuring people in the news.
PHONE the Comment Line on [number removed] or the Question Line on [number removed] between 11.45am and 1.45pm

: Steve Wright

New and old music, including requests. Plus an entertainment guide and famous studio guests.

: Chris Evans

Music, features and lively chat.

: Mike Harding

Specialist in folk, roots and acoustic-based sounds, with folk news and tracks from new releases. Plus details of how to enter the BBC Radio 2
Young Fold Award competition.

: Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconle

Special guest Pete Townshend discusses the new stage adaptation of his 1973 rock-opera Quadrophenia.


Unknown: Pete Townshend

: Trevor Nelson

Series contrasting original genuine soul with contemporary hip-hop and neo-R&B. Tonight's playlist features Leela James, Daryl Hall and John Oates, and new acts, with an album spotlight on the 1974 disc Perfect Angel by R&B-soul singer and songwriter Minnie Ripperton. The LP included the transatlantic big hit single Lovin' You.


DJ: Trevor Nelson

: Steve Lamacq

Specialist in new music, with tracks by established and upcoming bands, plus a weekly interview.

: Janice Long

: 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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