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: Colour My World:the Tony Hatch Story

3/3. Radio 2's profile of the man who wrote Downtown concludes with his TV work, including themes for Crossroads (1964), Man Alive (1965), Emmerdale (1972) and Neighbours (1985). Plus a look at his Simon Cowell-like persona on 1970s talent show New Faces. With producer Reg Watson - who commissioned Hatch to write the Crossroads theme - and Barry Crocker, who sang the original Neighbours theme. Theatre giant Cameron Mackintosh discusses his work with Hatch and long-term partner Jackie Trent on the musicals The Card (1973) and Rock Nativity (1976). Presented by Bill Kenwright.


Producer: Reg Watson
Producer: Barry Crocker
Unknown: Cameron Mackintosh
Unknown: Jackie Trent
Presenter: Bill Kenwright

: Friday Night Is Music Night

Richard Balcombe conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra with stage stars Shona Lindsay and Edward Baker-Duly , live from LSO St Luke's in London.


Unknown: Richard Balcombe
Unknown: Shona Lindsay
Unknown: Edward Baker-Duly

: Adolf Hitler: My Part In His Downfall

4/6. Spike Milligan's surreal 1971 memoirs, read by Paul Merton.


Unknown: Spike Milligan
Read By: Paul Merton.

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton presents a set by the Mount Charles Band.


Unknown: Frank Renton
Unknown: Mount Charles Band.

: Claudia Winkleman

With author Glen David Gold
(Carter Beats the Devil, 2001), who discusses his new book Sunnyside.


Unknown: Glen David Gold

: Mark Lamarr

With a live set by Texan Dale Watson.


Unknown: Dale Watson.

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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