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: Zoe Ball

: Jonathan Ross

New music and hip oldies. Guests include TV personality and actress Kelly Brook and, performing a live set. Northern Ireland indie rock trio Ash.


Unknown: Kelly Brook

: Pick of the Pops

Dale Winton rewinds to this week in both 1966 and 1979 with hit 45s by Otis Redding , the Kinks,
Gene Pitney , Matchbox and Gary Numan.


Unknown: Dale Winton
Unknown: Otis Redding
Unknown: Gene Pitney
Unknown: Gary Numan.

: Dermot O'Leary

With live sets by London indie all-male pop trio Scouting for Girls and hip hit-makers Arctic Monkeys. Plus a chat with Rod Stewart.


Unknown: Rod Stewart.

: Paul Gambaccini

US hits.

: The Songs the Beatles Gave Away

As part of Radio 2's Great British Songbook. Bob Harris showcases Beatles songs made popular (or not) by other singers and pop acts. Recipients of the Beatles' midas touch include Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas, Cilla Black, Mary Hopkin, the Fourmost, Jackie Lomax, Doris Troy and others. Plus the theme tune for the 1968 TV series Thingumybob starring Stanley Holloway and music from Ray Boulting's 1966 film The Family Way. The programme features newly recorded recollections and anecdotes by producer George Martin, Cilla Black, Billy J Kramer, Mary Hopkin, Johnny Gentle - whom the Beatles backed on his 1960 tour - and the Fourmost's Billy Hatton. Plus archive input from George Harrison. Producer Neil Myners


Songbook: Bob Harris
Unknown: Billy J Kramer
Unknown: Mary Hopkin.
Unknown: Jackie Lomax.
Unknown: Doris Troy
Unknown: Stanley Holloway
Unknown: Ray Boulting
Producer: George Martin
Unknown: Billy J Kramer
Unknown: Mary Hopkin
Unknown: Johnny Gentle
Unknown: Billy Hatton.
Unknown: George Harrison.
Producer: Neil Myners

: Bob Harris

Featuring a live set by Americana singer/songwriter Alela Diane together with her father and Alina Hardin , who collaborates with Diane on her album Alela and Alina.


Songwriter: Alela Diane
Songwriter: Alina Hardin

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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