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: Zoe Ball

: Sounds of the 60s

Brian Matthew with oldies, from Dale and Grace to Donovan.


Unknown: Brian Matthew

: Liza Tarbuck and Huey Morgan

Sitting in for Jonathan Ross with live music from London soul-and punk-influenced rock trio Noisettes.

: Pick of the Pops

Chart nostalgia. Dale Winton rewinds to this week in both 1976 and 1990 with hit 45s by Abba, Bonnie Tyler , the Who, Julee Cruise and Vanilla Ice.


Unknown: Dale Winton
Unknown: Bonnie Tyler
Unknown: Julee Cruise

: Dermot O'Leary

Rhode Island folk-rock trio the Low
Anthem perform. Plus a live set by Stereophonies, with songs from their new album Keep Calm and Carry On. Plus a chat with Alistair McGowan.


Unknown: Alistair McGowan.

: Paul Gambaccini

US hits.

: Radio 2 Live:Spandau Ballet

Following Tuesday's broadcast of The Spandau Ballet Story, Radio 2 presents an exclusive live concert by the recently re-formed pop quintet, recorded the same night at the BBC Radio Theatre. The second biggest act to emerge from the early-80s New Romantic movement (after Duran Duran ), the alternately acclaimed and maligned Spandau Ballet showcase their new 13-track album Once More (their first since 1989), which features re-workings of 11 of their recordings, including the 80s hits To Cut a Long Story Short, Chant No 1 (I Don't Need this Pressure On), Lifeline, Gold, Only When You Leave, Through the Barricades and their signature breath-heavy ballad True. Producer Sarah Gaston


Unknown: Duran Duran
Producer: Sarah Gaston

: Bob Harris

With an acoustic set by singer/ songwriter Thea Gilmore , whose influences include Jona Lewis , Julie Andrews , TS Eliot and Yoko Ono.


Songwriter: Thea Gilmore
Unknown: Jona Lewis
Unknown: Julie Andrews
Unknown: Ts Eliot
Unknown: Yoko Ono.

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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