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: World Service

News and 24 Hours

: Take Five

Your last chance to call
Andy Crane - and today's special guest Frank Bruno. Tel: [number removed]693
(Local telephone rates apply)


Unknown: Andy Crane
Unknown: Frank Bruno.

: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Andrew Sachs celebrates the 200th Wiggly Park adventure. Today's story: A Night at the Opera!


Unknown: Andrew Sachs

: This Family Business:

[number removed]693 with Johnnie Walker.
(Local telephone rates apply)


Unknown: Johnnie Walker.

: Caribbean Magazine

Issues, features and music reflecting the Afro-Caribbean community in the UK.

: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

: Music Mix

with Alan Sykes.


Unknown: Alan Sykes.

: World Service

2.30 Global Concerns; 2.45 The International Money Programme;
3.05 Outlook; 3.30 Focus on Faith; 4.05 Network UK

: Five Aside

Including the day's sport.

: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Final part.

: King Street Junior

The second series of Jim Eldridge 's comedy drama in ten parts. 2: Dispute
Cuts and a collection ... and Eric finds himself in the centre of a conflict.
(First broadcast on R4 in 1987)


Unknown: Jim Eldridge

: Multitrack II

from the World Service,
Graham Bannerman brings the latest new releases, pop music and gossip.


Unknown: Graham Bannerman

: Afro Pop

Music from Zaire, with Georges Collinet.


Unknown: Georges Collinet.

: Calling the Shots

An eight-part series on British film directors.
3: John Schlesinger
In his own words, through his own films - A Kind of Loving, Billy Liar ,
Darling, Far From the Madding Crowd, Midnight Cowboy,
Marathon Man and most recently, Pacific Heights.


Unknown: John Schlesinger
Unknown: Billy Liar

: Rave

with Gary Slaymaker and Rhian Evans.

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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