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archive-rich quiz hosted by David Hatch

: Round the Horne - Cinderella

camp comedy from 1967

: The Five Red Herrings

mystery by Dorothy L Sayers (3/8)

: Hordes of the Things

1980 Tolkien spoof serial (3/4)

: The Pickwick Papers

by Charles Dickens (8/8)

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1980 Tolkien spoof serial (3/4)

: Lenin of the Rovers

80s comedy with Alexei Sayle

: Westway

soap opera

: 4 at the Store

90s comedy from Simon Bligh and the Comedy Store

: Round the Horne

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: Wireless Wise

archive-bolstered 2002 quiz with host David Hatch

: Brothers in Law

comedy starring Richard Briers (8/12)

: Alison and Maud

Sue Limb comedy with Denise Coffey and Miriam Margolyes

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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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