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: Jonathan Ross

With Jason Flemying (Primeval) and, performing live, London singer/songwriter Alessi's Ark.


Unknown: Jason Flemying

: Pick of the Pops

Top 40 chart nostalgia. Dale Winton rewinds to this week in 1974 and 1989. Portable, rechargeable DAB/FM radio offer: p140


Unknown: Dale Winton

: Dermot O'Leary

With live sets by singer/songwriter Colin Macintyre (ex-Mull Historical Society) and acoustic-pop from Londoner Ben 's Brother.


Songwriter: Colin MacIntyre
Unknown: Londoner Ben

: Going Out with Alan Carr

Highly interactive show with music, camp-appeal features, perky chat and regular sidekick Emma Forbes.


Unknown: Emma Forbes.

: Paul Gambaccini

US hits.

: Billy Joel at 60

1/2. Paul Sexton profiles New York-born singer/songwriter Billy Joel , who is 60 next Saturday and whose stratospheric record sales since the 1970s have been at odds with his consistently lacklustre pull with critics. The Grammy-winning pop craftsman gives an exclusive interview from his Los Angeles home, discussing his troubled childhood, his debt to The Beatles and early career frustrations.
With input by band member Richie Cannata , Sting and producer
Phil Ramone , who produced nearly all of Joel's hit LPs, starting with the1977 global breakthrough The Stranger. Defining songs include Piano Man, Just the Way You Are, My Life, It's Still Rock and Roll to Me, Uptown Girl, An Innocent Man, We Didn't Start the Fire and The River of Dreams.
Producer Declan McGovern


Unknown: Paul Sexton
Songwriter: Billy Joel
Unknown: Los Angeles
Unknown: Richie Cannata
Producer: Phil Ramone
Producer: Declan McGovern

: Bob Harris

Ben Taylor (son of Carly Simon and James Taylor ) performs from his 2008 album The Legend of Kung Folk - Part 1 (The Killing Bite).


Unknown: Ben Taylor
Unknown: Carly Simon
Unknown: James Taylor

: Trevor Nelson

Rptd from Wed

: Pete Mitchell

Eclectic 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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