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: Brief Lives

Obituary column presented by Dotun Adebayo. Repeated at 7pm


Presented By: Dotun Adebayo.

: Weekend Breakfast

With Rachel Burden and Christian Fraser.


Unknown: Rachel Burden
Unknown: Christian Fraser.

: Sports Week

John Rawling rounds up the week's headline stories and interviews big-name sports guests.


Unknown: John Rawling

: Julian Worricker

Investigative reports, politics, current affairs and showbiz gossip. Including The Secret to a Long Life: Paul Vickers asks why people on the new year's honours list are likely to live longer than their peers.


Unknown: Paul Vickers

: When Des Met....

A special year-end edition, featuring highlights of the year's best interviews between sports broadcaster Des Lynam and personalities from the World Of sport. Repeated from yesterday at Sam

: Sport on 5

Commentary on Hibernian v Hearts in the Scottish Premier League from 2.00, plus updates from
Celtic v Livingston. Also, news from the first day of cricket's Third Test between South Africa and England in Cape Town, with Jonathan Agnew and Geoffrey Boycott. Plus news of the day's rugby union matches and the latest on Colin McRae 's progress in the Dakar Rally. Presented by Mark Saggers.


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott.
Unknown: Colin McRae
Presented By: Mark Saggers.

: 5 Live Cricket

Jonathan Agnew and Geoffrey Boycott present the latest news from the Third Test between South Africa and England, live from Cape Town.


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott

: The Best of Business

BBC business editor Jeff Randall examines why 2004 was such a challenging year for high-street retailers.


Editor: Jeff Randall

: Brief Lives

Repeated from 6am

: 5 Live Report

The Secret to a Long Life. Why do people who serve the community, like many on the new year's honours list, live longer? Lifestyle and genes are important to long life, but is there something else? Paul Vickers investigates. Producer Esther McWatters Repeated from Julian Worricker at 10am


Unknown: Paul Vickers
Producer: Esther McWatters
Unknown: Julian Worricker

: The Weekend News

Presented by Aasmah Mir and Andrew Fletcher.


Presented By: Aasmah Mir
Unknown: Andrew Fletcher.

: Dalya Raphael

Topical phone-in debate, live from Birmingham. To take part, call free on [number removed].

: Up All Night

With Russell Fuller. At 2.35 Tech Update with Phil Elliott and at 4.50 Show Business with Peter Bowes in Los Angeles.


Unknown: Russell Fuller.
Unknown: Phil Elliott
Unknown: Peter Bowes

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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