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: as 1.45pm

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: as 2.30pm

: Round the Horne

camp comedy from 1968

: Dead Ringers

2003 comedy

: The Nine Tailors

Lord Peter and his manservant Bunter try to establish whether the mystery body is that of a jewel thief (2/8)

: The Dock Brief

: Westway


: Murderers and Other Friends

John Mortimer's memoirs of an eventful life at the Bar (3/5)

: Round the Horne

1968 camp comedy

: Wireless Wise

archive-bolstered quiz with host David Hatch

: The Old Curiosity Shop

by Charles Dickens (3/25)

: Brothers in Law

comedy with Richard Briers and Peter Jones (12/12)

: Round the Horne

: Wireless Wise

as 12.30pm

: as 10am

: Dead Ringers

: Lenin of the Rovers

80s comedy with Alexei Sayle

: The Million Pound Radio Show

sketch show

: Seymour the Fractal Cat

Gregg Proops and John Hegley star in the story of a brain, a computer, a programme, a cat and a psychiatrist (1/5)

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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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