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: The Goon Show


: Delve Special

80s comedy with Stephen Fry and Tom Robinson

: Dick Barton - Special Agent

detective adventure (1-2/10)

: Raffles

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

: Mortal Engines

Philip Reeve sci-f (1/14)

: This Sceptred Isle

Anna Massey continues a history of Britain

: Westway

: The Lost Continent

witty travelogue by Bill Bryson, first published in 1989 (6/10)

: The Colour

Juliet Stevenson reads Rose Tremain's tale set in 1866 New Zealand (1/15)

: The Goon Show

: The Further Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Abergavenny Murder

written by Bert Coules and starring Clive Merrison and Andrew Sachs

: Uncle Mort's North Country

by Peter Tinniswood

: Ballylenon


: I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again

1967 show with John Cleese

: The Little Toe Show

Adrian Dickson with children's tales

: The Seventh Dimension - Thanasphere

Kurt Vonnegut sci-fi

: The Colour

as 11.45am

: The Goon Show

: Raffles

as 9.30am (6/6)

: Delve Special

: The Flight of the Conchords

musical odyssey narrated by Rob Brydon (4/6)

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6pm

: Raffles (6/6)

: 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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