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: World Service

News and 24 Hours

: Morning Edition

with Jon Briggs and Andrea Simmons.


Unknown: Jon Briggs
Unknown: Andrea Simmons.

: On Your Marks

with Mark Curry and Sharon the Goldfish.
Darren Day gives Mark a preview of his act for the Children's Royal Variety
Show. Ross King takes you behind the scenes at
Wembley Football Stadium, plus games and quizzes. Tel: [number removed]693
(Local telephone rates apply) 0CHILDREN: page 10


Unknown: Mark Curry
Unknown: Ross King

: Sportscall

The phone-in quiz with Danny Baker. Tel: [number removed]693
(Local telephone rates apply)


Unknown: Danny Baker.

: Sport on 5

with John Inverdale. Football:
Barclays League - latest scores, reports and second-half commentary. Rugby Union: commentary from
Twickenham on the final of the Pilkington Cup, with Ian Robertson. Plus reports from Cardiff on the Schweppes Cup Final. Racing: from Newmarket -
3.40 £210,000 General Accident 2,000 Guineas run over the Rowley Mile. Commentator Peter Bromley. Plus cricket scoreboards, golf, snooker, tennis and news from the Whitbread Championships at Badminton. 0 SPORT: page 1 1


Unknown: John Inverdale.
Unknown: Ian Robertson.
Commentator: Peter Bromley.

: Sports Report

: Talking Poetry

Guest poet: Kendell Smith.


Unknown: Kendell Smith.

: Radio 4 on Radio 5

Except at 10.00-10. 15pm Sports Bulletin

: Sports Bulletin

: Fanshawe on Five

with Simon Fanshawe.


Unknown: Simon Fanshawe.

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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