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: The Goon Show

: Delve Special

1985 comedy with Stephen Fry

: The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

Fergus Hume's murder mystery set in 1886 Melbourne, read by Crawford Logan (6/10)

: Raffles

EW Hornung tale about a gentlemanly burglar (1/6)

: Persuasion

by Jane Austen, starring Juliet Stevenson (1/3)

: Westway

: The Lost Continent

witty travelogue by Bill Bryson, first published in 1989 (1/10)

: Alfie

Bill Naughton's tale of a sexually ambitious man, read by Nick Moran (3/7)

: The Goon Show

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

first ever show (1972)

: The Further Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Madness of Colonel Warburton

written by Bert Coules and starring Clive Merrison and Andrew Sachs

: Love for Lydia

HE Bates's tale of first love (6/10)

: Ballylenon


: The Seventh Dimension - The Haunting of Hill House

psychological horror by Shirley Jackson (6/8)

: Alfie

as 11.45am (3/7)

: The Goon Show

: The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

murder thriller (6/10)

: Raffles

as 9.30am (1/6)

: Delve Special

: Goodness Gracious Me

sketch comedy

: The Flight of the Conchords

musical odyssey narrated by Rob Brydon (3/6)

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6pm

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6.15pm

: Alfie (3/7)

: Raffles (1/6)

: Delve Special

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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