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: World Service


: Schools

9.00 Curriculum Resources (KS2);
9.15 Together; 9.35 Listening and Reading; 9.45 Song Tree;
10.00 In the News

: 1,2,3,4,5

: Walking through History

Alice Horrocks remembers reluctantly taking a job in a Lancashire mill.


Unknown: Alice Horrocks

: Citizens

(as Radio 4)

: The Health Show

Today: foot problems. With Angela Rippon. Tel: [number removed] (Local rates apply)


Unknown: Angela Rippon.

: Cult Heroes

Bob Marley


Unknown: Bob Marley

: Radio 3 on Radio 5

Piano duets (as Radio 3)

: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

: World Service

2.30 International Call;
3.05 Outlook; 3.30 Assignment

: Sailing for Byzantium

Can humans be replaced by machines? If so, will people learn to keep up with the competition by turning themselves into machines?

: Five Aside

: Jennings Goes to School

(part 4)

: Talking Poetry

Guest Wendy Cope.


Unknown: Wendy Cope.

: In the News

with Sybil Ruscoe
(Revised repeat of Schools at 10.00am)


Unknown: Sybil Ruscoe

: Formula Five

Sue Nelson shakes some test tubes in a preview of Chemistry Week.

: The Application Form

A play by Moy McCroy. (R)


Play By: Moy McCroy.

: Eastern Beat

The Midlands bhangra scene plus a phone-in.

: World Service

11.08 Global Concerns; 11.23 Good Books; 11,38 The World Today; 11.53 Words of Faith

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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