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: World Service


: Schools

9.00 Let's Make a Story: 9.15 Together: 9.35 Listening and Reading: 9.45 The Song Tree;
10.00 In the News

: Wiggly Park Andrew Sachs reads

America the Beautiful.

: Johnnie Walker

with The AM Alternative
Dr Trisha Macnair with the latest health news.


Unknown: Dr Trisha MacNair

: And Now Read On

Blockbusters, bodice-rippers and the odd biography. With Phil Rickman.


Unknown: Phil Rickman.

: News Update

: 1,2,3,4,5

Today's programme has a distinctly American flavour, so Trevor says "Howdy y'all" to Mickey Mouse and Yankee
Doodle, as well as the friends in Wiggly Park.


Unknown: Mickey Mouse

: BFBS Worldwide

Francis Collings and the BFBS Squad in autumnal mood with music and celebrity guests.


Unknown: Francis Collings

: Sportsbeat

with Ross King.
Featuring racing from Newmarket with Peter Bromley.
3.05 £8,000 Bailey's Horse Feeds Nursery Stakes (5f)
3.40 £120,000 Newgate Stud Middle Park Stakes.
Sports news on the hour.


Unknown: Ross King.
Unknown: Peter Bromley.

: Five Aside

Poets Ian and Martyn muse on life, the universe and Barnsley, plus fashion tipples from Carole Courtney.


Unknown: Carole Courtney.

: The Sniff Stories

4: Sniff and Thurston's secret.

: Formula Five

The "spaced out" science show with Jez Nelson.


Unknown: Jez Nelson.

: Vibe!

Liz "with attitude to spare" Kershaw in the hot seat.
Mark Lamarr brings an in-depth interview with Catherine Wheel , plus more gossip from the USA and Caitlin's Diary.


Unknown: Mark Lamarr
Unknown: Catherine Wheel

: Cult Heroes

Malcolm X
They said he was the angriest man in America, but perhaps he was the most misunderstood.
Magenta De Vine looks at the connection between
Malcolm the hardhitting black activist, the "rebel with a cause" of rap records and baseball caps, and Malcolm the devout
Muslim whose writings are changing the lives of an increasing number of British teenagers today.

: Eastern Beat

The best in Asian music with Danny Choranji , and Perminder Khatkar in the hot seat for the chatline.


Unknown: Danny Choranji
Unknown: Perminder Khatkar

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.

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