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: as 1pm

: as 2.30pm

: The Goon Show

: Radio Active

: Cult Holmes

mystery thrillers (1/5)

: Paul Temple and the Conrad Case

murder mystery (1/8)

: Talking Heads

monologue by Alan Bennett, starring Stephanie Cole

: Barnes's People

with Renee Asherson, Wendy Hill and Ann Todd

: Westway

: Neither Here nor There

Bill Bryson's witty travelogue (1/5)

: Vinyl Cafe

hosted by Stuart McLean (6/10)

: The Goon Show

: The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

written by Bert Coules

: Wyrd Sisters

murder thriller involving three witches and a heath, by Terry Pratchett and starring Sheila Hancock and Lynda Baron (2/4)

: as 11.30am

: as 11.45am

: The Goon Show

: as 12.30pm

: as 9am

: as 9.30am

: as 10am

: as 10.30am

: Radio Active

: The Mark Steel Solution


: Monday Night Stand- up

comedy with Marcus Brigstocke and Ian Moore

: Monday Night Stand-up

with Brendan Dempsey and Felix Dexter

: as 6pm

: as 11.30am

: as 11.45am

: as 9am

: as 9.30am

: as 10am

: as 10.30am

: as 8.30am

: as 10.30pm

: as 11pm

: as 11.40pm

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

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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