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: Sarah Kennedy

: Zoe Ball

Including after 11.30 throughout the week Tracks of My Years, in which Madness frontman Suggs (Graham McPherson ) picks - two a day - his ten favourite discs.


Unknown: Graham McPherson

: Jeremy Vine


: Steve Wright.

: Simon Mayo

Sitting in for Chris Evans all week.


Unknown: Chris Evans

: Stuart Maconie

Presenting solo this week, tonight featuring British rower
Sarah Outen with her record-breaking row across the Indian ocean.
Stuart's week: page 28


Unknown: Sarah Outen

: Nigel Ogden

With The Organist Entertains.

: The Harlem Timeline

2/4. British saxophonist, composer and rapper
Soweto Kinch explores the musical heritage of the northern Manhattan district known as Harlem. The story continues with a look at the community's rich gospel tradition, the art, music and poetry of the Harlem Renaissance, and the successive thriving swing, bebop and R&B scenes. Plus tales of the famous Savoy Ballroom, late-night clubs such as Minton's and the Uptown House, where Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie forged a new jazz style. And memories of politician Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) and Sugar Hill resident and civil rights activist and intellectual WEB DuBois (1868-1963).


Unknown: Soweto Kinch
Unknown: Charlie Parker
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Unknown: Marcus Garvey
Unknown: Sugar Hill

: You Heard It at the Movies

4/8. George Fenton explores the art and business of writing music for the big screen, continuing with the golden age of movie musicals, from Al Jolson and Fred Astaire to
Judy Garland and Gene Kelly.


Unknown: George Fenton
Unknown: Al Jolson
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Judy Garland
Unknown: Gene Kelly.

: 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

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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