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: World Service


: Morning Edition

Looking ahead to the weekend: television, radio, video, cinema and sport, with headline news every 15 minutes.

: Schools

9.00 Cumculum Resources (KS2):
9.15 Junior Dance;
9.35 The Music Box:
9.45 Something to Think About;
10.00 Music Workshop

: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

with Jane Hardy. Today's story:
Football US-Style


Unknown: Jane Hardy.

: This Family Business

with Johnnie Walker.


Unknown: Johnnie Walker.

: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

(Broadcast at 30.25am;

: World Service

2.30 Meridian Books; 3.05
Outlook; 3.30 Focus on Faith;
4.05 Caribbean Magazine

: Five Aside

with a look ahead to the weekend around the UK.

: Zesty Stories

A Story with a Tail
Ten pence per week to insure your rulers, pencils and sweets against loss, theft or criminal damage - it was another brilliant idea from Jimmy Zest , but it was bound to go wrong.


Unknown: Jimmy Zest

: Thunderbirds

End of the Road
This week's Thunderbirds
2 adventure is narrated by Brains and introduced by Gerry Anderson.


Introduced By: Gerry Anderson.

: Afro-Pop

Georges Collinet introduces widely popular African pop classics from the 50s and 60s.


Introduces: Georges Collinet

: Mike's Secret Mike

An alternative comedy espionage panel game, with Otiz Cannelloni , Donna McPhail and Eddie Izzard.


Unknown: Otiz Cannelloni
Unknown: Donna McPhail
Unknown: Eddie Izzard.

: Rave

Gary Slaymaker with the Welsh angle on music and views.


Unknown: Gary Slaymaker

: World Service

11.08 Worldbnef;
11.23 From the Weeklies;
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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