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: Sarah Kennedy

: Ken Bruce

Including after 11.30 Tracks of My Years, in which original Jackson 5 member Tito Jackson selects two more of his ten favourite records. Plus a continued week-long spotlight on Barbra Streisand 's new album Love Is the Answer.


Unknown: Tito Jackson
Unknown: Barbra Streisand

: Jeremy Vine .


: Steve Wright

: Chris Evans

: Bob Harris Country

Old and new country, roots and Americana, tonight showcasing artists discovered last month at the Americana Music Association Awards and Conference in Nashville.

: The Comedy Hour: Clive Anderson's Chat Room

3/8. Satirical, irreverent dissection of the week's news, instigated by queries from a studio audience.
With Gyles Brandreth, Julia Hartley-Brewer and Justin Lee Collins.


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Unknown: Julia Hartley
Unknown: Justin Lee Collins

: The Blagger's Guide to the Classics

3/4. Armed with fake archive footage, adverts and recordings, rock and pop raconteur David Ouantick offers comically constructed and occasionally fabricated explanations of classical music, continuing with Tchaikovsky, the string section and the waltz.


Unknown: David Ouantick

: Suzi Quatro

American radio oldies and nostalgia, tonight featuring US chart hits from 1960, with discs by Hank Ballard, The Ventures, Chubby Checker, Ray Peterson, Johnny Tillotson, Larry Verne, and Dion and The Belmonts.


Presenter: Suzi Quatro

: Janice Long

With a live set by experimental jazz quintet Led Bib, whose album
Sensible Shoes figured among this year's Mercury Prize nominees.

: 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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