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: as 1pm

: as 2.30pm

: The Little Toe Show

kids' tales

: The Goon Show

: Massala FM

comedy set in east London's premier Asian community radio station (6/6)

: The Toff and the Runaway Bride

crime thriller by John Creasey (1/6)

: The Pallisers

from Anthony Trollope's sequence of political novels, written between 1864 and 1880 (11/12)

: Westway

soap opera set in London

: Where There's a Will

John Mortimer reads extracts from his book on living and growing old disgracefully (1/5)

: The Count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas's tale of love, passion and revenge, first published in serial form between 1845 and 1846 (6/9)

: The Goon Show

: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - The Musgrave Ritual

starring Clive Merrison and Michael Williams

: The Old Curiosity Shop

Charles Dickens's story of Little Nell, her grandfather and their flight from evil money-lender Ouilp (16/25)

: King Street Junior

vintage comedy

: The Big Toe Radio Show

kids' magazine

: The Seventh Dimension - Mind's Eye

tale about a woman who claims that her hands are possessed (1/5)

: Where There's a Will

as 11.30am

: The Count of Monte Cristo

as 11.45am

: The Goon Show

: The Toff and the Runaway Bride

crime thriller (1/6)

: The Pallisers

as 10am

: The Mark Steel Lectures - Isaac Newton

comic account of the life of the scientist

: The Mitch Benn Music Show

vintage and contemporary comicsongs

: as 6pm

: as 11.30am

: as 11.45am

: as 9am

: as 9.30am

: as 10am

: as 8.30am

: as 10.30pm

: as 11pm

: 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.

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