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: Round the Horne

classic camp comedy from 1968

: Dead Ringers

: The Radio Detectives - The Wisdom of Miss Marple

a look at Agatha Christie's famed detective

: The Mystery of Edwin Drood

by Charles Dickens (3/5)

: Westway

soap opera set in London

: Round the Horne

: Wireless Wise

archive-bolstered quiz with host David Hatch

: My Uncle Freddie

childhood drama set in 1930s Jarrow (1/3)

: Brothers in Law

comedy with Richard Briers (6/12)

: Alison and Maud

Sue Limb comedy starring Denise Coffey and Miriam Margolyes

: The Little Toe Show

with Kirsten O'Brien

: The Seventh Dimension - Out of the Silent Planet

a Cambridge academic seeking shelter happens upon a sinister house (1/12)

: A Night to Remember

Walter Lord's book about the sinking of the Titanic (3/10)

: Round the Horne

: Wireless Wise

archive-rich quiz hosted by David Hatch

: Dead Ringers

: Lenin of the Rovers

1988 comedy with Alexei Sayle

: 4 at the Store

1998 comedy from Simon Bligh and the Comedy Store

: The Seventh Dimension

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: Dead Ringers

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: as 11.30pm

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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