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: World Service

6.00 Newshour: 6.09 News About Britain: 6.15 The World Today

: Danny Baker's Morning Edition

Phone [number removed].
(Local telephone rates apply)

: Chain Reaction

The talk show with no host. Here Paul Merton , interviewed yesterday, has chosen someone to put in the hot seat.


Unknown: Paul Merton

: Johnnie Walker

with The AM Alternative
Plus at 10.25-10.30
Wiggly Park
Spike Fawkes by Keith Faulkner. Read by Andrew Sachs.


Unknown: Keith Faulkner.
Read By: Andrew Sachs.

: Streetwalk

Toni Arthur goes for a walk in Haverhill near


Unknown: Toni Arthur

: News Update

: 1,2,3,4,5

Prepare for bonfire night with lain Lauchlan. Plus another chance to hear this morning's story.

: BFBS Worldwide

The BFBS Squad with sparklers, hot-dogs and a celebrity guy.

: A Game of Two Halves

Music and conversation with John Inverdale and Frances Edmonds.
Puzzler: what do Julian Clary , George Bush ,
Squidgy the performing dolphin, and a bucket full of curry powder have in common?


Unknown: John Inverdale
Unknown: Frances Edmonds.
Unknown: Julian Clary
Unknown: George Bush

: Five Aside

with Sue McGarry and Julian Worricker.


Unknown: Sue McGarry
Unknown: Julian Worricker.

: City Streets

Written by Alison Prince. The penultimate story of big city life - especially for Guy Fawkes night.
Bonfire night at the youth club turns out to be a complete washout and nobody needs the box of matches that Kellie has so cleverly brought along.
But on her way home she meets a strange. old-fashioned looking boy on some wasteland. And he has a use for her matches.
Read by Jane Horrocks.


Written By: Alison Prince.
Unknown: Guy Fawkes
Read By: Jane Horrocks.

: Formula Five

with Jez Nelson.


Unknown: Jez Nelson.

: Vibe!

Liz Kershaw sniffs around the inner recesses of the pop world.


Unknown: Liz Kershaw

: A Question of Courage

Marjorie Darke 's story, dramatised in five parts. With Tracey Gardiner as Emily.
3: A Journey
The real world has caught up with Emily at last. and now she faces a stark choice.
Dramatised by Michelene Wandor


Unknown: Marjorie Darke
Unknown: Tracey Gardiner
Dramatised By: Michelene Wandor

: Eastern Beat

Good news on the eastern beat with Perminder Khatkar.


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.

BBC Guidance

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