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: As 12 noon

: Vanity Fair

by William Makepeace Thackeray (1-5/20)

: Ronald Frame Short Stories - The Trinket Box

read by John Gordon Sinclair

: Joy in the Morning

by PG Wodehouse and starring Michael Hordern and Richard Briers (6/7)

: David Copperfield

by Charles Dickens (4/10)

: Laughter in the Air

Dickie Henderson explores theorigins and historyof radio comedy

: Beyond Our Ken

comedy from 1958

: The Pleasure Cruise and How to Survive It

Henry Goodman reads James Thurber's witty travelogue

: Treasure Island

: Mr Finchley Goes to Paris


: Little Toe Show

: Cavender Is Coming

sci-fi by Rod Serling

: The Quatermass Memoirs

by Nigel Kneale (3/5)

: as 10am

: as 11am

: Beyond Our Ken

: as 12.30pm

: as 1pm

: as 6pm

: as 6.40pm

: as 8am

: as 9.15am

: as 9.30am

: as 11am

: as 12 noon

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.

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

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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