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: as 1pm

: The Goon Show

1954 comedy

: Radio Active

: Sherlock Holmes - The Copper Beeches

with Carleton Hobbs

: House of Cards

political thriller by Michael Dobbs (4/6)

: Sword of Honour

drama by Evelyn Waugh (5/11)

: Westway

soap opera set in west London

: Telling Tales

Alan Bennett reminisces about growing up in Leeds

: The Primrose Path

a Dublin carpenter takes a job at a theatre (1/5)

: The Goon Show

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

(from 1997)

: London Particulars

drama with Todd Carty

: The Frederica Quartet

John Harvey's dramatisation of a series of four novels by AS Byatt, starting with Virgin in the Garden (1/8)

: The Seventh Dimension - The House on the Strand

time-travel tale by Daphne du Maurier (8/12)

: Telling Tales

as 11.30am

: The Primrose Path

as 11.45am (1/5)

: The Goon Show

: Sherlock Holmes

as 9am

: Sword of Honour

drama by Evelyn Waugh (5/11)

: Radio Active

: The Mark Steel Solution


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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