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: Sarah Kennedy

: Ken Bruce

: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Desmond Carrington

Easy-listening golden oldies.

: Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie

Special guest Iggy Pop discusses his new album Préliminaires.

: Nigel Ogden

With The Organist Entertains.

: Stand Down Margaret: Music's Response to Thatcherism

1/2. Marking 30 years since
Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister, Jeremy Vine recalls pop music's response to her 1980s reign - from 2 Tone, Elvis Costello and The Jam to Band Aid and beyond - and assesses the music's impact and its legacy. Featuring interviews with Billy Bragg , Specials co-founder Jerry Dammers , Gary Kemp (of Spandau Ballet), Jon Moss (ex-
Culture Club) and Conservative MP Ed Vaisey , who tried to reconcile his love of Jam and Specials music with his young Tory views. Producer Kathryn Willgress


Unknown: Jeremy Vine
Unknown: Elvis Costello
Unknown: Billy Bragg
Unknown: Jerry Dammers
Unknown: Gary Kemp
Unknown: Jon Moss
Unknown: Ed Vaisey
Producer: Kathryn Willgress

: You Heard It at the Movies

7/8. Composer
George Fenton explores the art and business of writing music for the big screen, continuing with film music that is inextricably linked to an actor or character part.
Examples include Korngold and Errol Flynn 's 1930s and 40s swashbuckling roles, Bill Conti and the Rocky movies, John Williams and Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Henry Mancini and the Pink Panther films, and John Barry and Monty Norman 's devotion to James Bond.


Unknown: George Fenton
Unknown: Errol Flynn
Unknown: Bill Conti
Unknown: John Williams
Unknown: Henry Mancini
Unknown: John Barry
Unknown: Monty Norman
Unknown: James Bond.

: 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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