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: as 1pm

: as 1.45pm

: as 2pm

: as 2.30pm

: The Best of Dead Ringers

best-ever highlights

: Horses

thriller about an arsonist (3/5)

: CHOICE The Last of the Mohicans

James Fenimore Cooper's American tale set during the French and Indian War, first published in 1826 (1/2)

: Westway


: Acting Strangely

Martin Jarvis talks about his life as a performer (3/5)

: A Patchwork Planet

by Anne Tyler (8/10)

: Round the Horne

1968 camp comedy

: Quote... Unquote

1998 series chaired by Nigel Rees, with big-name guests

: Les Miserables

Victor Hugo's revolutionary tale, first published in 1862 (18/25)

: Married

a comedy

: Albert and Me


: The Seventh Dimension - The Metamorphosis

by Franz Kafka (3/4)

: A Patchwork Planet

by Anne Tyler (8/10)

: Round the Horne

: Quote... Unquote

as 12.30pm

: Horses

thriller (3/5)

: Readings to Die for

thriller (8/10)

: CHOICE The Last of the Mohicans

as 10am (1/2)

: Dead Ringers

: Acropolis Now

Lynne Truss's comedy set in ancient Greece

: The Cabaret of Dr Caligari

comedy with John Woodvine and Sylvester McCoy

: 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.

BBC Guidance

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