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: as 9.45am

: as 8pm

: The Now Show

with Punt and Dennis

: Great Meadow

actor Dirk Bogarde reads from his book of childhood reminiscences (1/5)

: The Song of Pentecost

WJ Corbett's Whitbread-winning tale of small animals on a journey (1/10)

: Westway

: The Good Companions

tale set early in the 20th century

: Kings

the story of the reign of the biblical King David (1/5)

: Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee

by Meera Syal and starring the author and Sanjeev Bhaskar

: The Goon Show

from 1956

: Horses

Keith Ridgway's thriller set in Ireland (1/5)

: The Virgin in the Ice

Cadfael tale set in 1139 (1/5)

: Dad's Army

: A Stone Woman

AS Byatt's gothic tale, read by Penelope Wilton (1/3)

: The Goon Show

: Horses (1/5)

: Dad's Army

: The Now Show

: BBC New Comedy Awards

Alun Cochrane hosts the semi-finals, featuring six of the best new UK stand-up comedians (4/7)

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: as 6.30pm

: as 9.15am

: as 10am

: as 11am

: as 11.45am

: as 9.30am

: as 9.45am

: as 8.30am

: as 8am

: as 11pm

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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