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: The Little Toe Show

children's tales

: Westway

soap opera omnibus

: Comedy Connections

in which Simon Brett airs six British comedies linked by a common thread:Take it from Here (1956); Frank Muir Goes into ... Cruelty (1981); After Henry (1987); Ladies of More Letters (two episodes from 1999); Beachcomber... by the Way (1989); Quote". Unquote (1997)

: Garrison Keillor's Radio Show

comedy sketches and music, this week from Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City, Utah

: Goodnight to Flamboro' - the Life and Music of Williams Baines

Douglas Hodge stars as music-hall composer William Baines (1899-1922)

: Beachcomber ... by the Way

comedy with Richard Ingrams, John Wells, Patricia Routledge and John Sessions

: The Little Toe Show

kids' tales

: The Big Toe Radio Show


: The Seventh Dimension - Guards! Guards!

Terry Pratchett's 1989 story about a city besieged by a fire-breathing dragon (4/6)

: The Seventh Dimension: Journey into Space

Charles Chilton's 1953 futuristic sci-fi story set in 1967 (12/13)

: Westway

soap omnibus

: Comedy Connections

as 9am

: Garrison Keillor's Radio Show

as 12 noon

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6pm

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6.30pm

: Comedy Connections

as 9am

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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