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Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful


We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Ken Handley's got a problem. A big problem. Ken Handley's in advertising. Martin Jarvis is Ken Handley in the brand-new, superbly-designed comedy series. Listen to it. Believe it. it's all over your radio. From now. with Sheila Steafel as Sarah Christopher Godwin as Sandy, Lockwood West as Freddie, Vincent Brimble as the hitch-hiker, Richard Bebb as Portley and Simon Jones as Runcie
Script and commercial concepts by GUY JENKIN Commercials by JON CANTER
Producer Geoffrey Perkins (
12.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Ken Handley
Unknown: Ken Handley
Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Unknown: Ken Handley
Unknown: Sheila Steafel
Unknown: Sarah Christopher Godwin
Unknown: Sandy Lockwood West
Unknown: Freddie Vincent Brimble
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Unknown: Guy Jenkin
Unknown: Jon Canter
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

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.

Feedback about Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful, BBC Radio 4 FM, 12.27, 18 January 1982
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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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