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: Take It from Here

vintage light entertainment written by Denis Norden and Frank Muir

: Mr Luby's Fear of Heaven

when Lewis Luby is confronted by visions of the Almighty, he wonders if he's in the wrong place. With John Gielgud

: Murderers and Other Friends

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

: Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow

by Peter Hoeg (10/15)

: My Music

1994 edition of the music quiz

: The Old Curiosity Shop

by Charles Dickens (5/25)

: Parsley Sidings

Jim Eldridge comedy set in a small railway station, starring Arthur Lowe and Ian Lavender

: Coming Alive

comedy by Jim Eldridge

: The Little Toe Show

Kirsten O'Brien with a selection of children's tales

: The Big Toe Radio Show

kids' magazine

: The Seventh Dimension - Summertime on Icarus

space adventure by Arthur C Clarke

: Murderers and Other Friends

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

: My Music

1994 edition of the music quiz

: Mr Luby's Fear of Heaven

starring John Gielgud

: People Like Us

: Graham Norton's Big Apple

previously unaired comedy, recorded in 2001 in New York City. With guests Liz Smith, Mama Gina and Anthony Bourdain (4/4)

: Armando lannucci

music and sketches, with guests Rebecca Front, David Schneider and Peter Baynham

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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.

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