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: World Service

: Morning Edition

with Jon Briggs


Unknown: Jon Briggs

: On Your Marks

with Mark Curry.
Competitions, stories and phone-ins for children. Join the British
Young Olympics Club and interview your favourite sports or pop star.


Unknown: Mark Curry.

: Sportscall

The phone-in quiz with Danny Baker. Tel: [number removed] (Local rates apply)


Unknown: Danny Baker.

: Sport on 5

with John Inverdale.
Rugby League:
First British Coal Test from Wembley.
Great Britain f Australia.
Harry Gration and David Watkins.
Football: Barclays League. Reports from all the First Division matches plus second-half commentary. Cricket: England's first match of their Australian tour against Western County in Perth.
Racing: from Doncaster.
3.45 L230,000 Racing Post Trophy (1 mile) Commentator
Lee McKenzie.
Plus rugby union, golf and tennis.


Unknown: John Inverdale.
Unknown: Harry Gration
Unknown: David Watkins.
Unknown: Lee McKenzie.

: Sports Report

Classified football results, plus reports, interviews and all the stories of the day.

: Radio 4 on Radio 5

Plus at 10.00-10.15 Sports Bulletin with a full reading of the classified football results.

: World Service

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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