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: Mrs Shakespeare

as 1pm

: The Frederica Quartet

as 1.45pm

: All the Young Dudes

as 2pm

: The Milligan Papers

as 2.30pm

: The Little Toe Show

with Kevin Duala

: Westway

soap omnibus

: CHOICE The Comedy Controller

comedian Jo Caulfield introduces episodes of her favourite radio comedies: It's That Jo Caulfield Again (2006); Listen to Les (1995); Hancock's Half-Hour (1959); The News Quiz (2000); The Bona History of Julian and Sandy 0998); Lee and Herring's Fist of Fun (1993)

: Garrison Keillor's Radio Show

music, chat and features from the Hollywood Bowl

: Forty Years On

bittersweet satirical comedy written by and starring Alan Bennett

: Beachcomber... by the Way

comedy with Richard Ingrams

: The Seventh Dimension - Survival

by John Wyndham (2/2)

: The Seventh Dimension - Journey into Space

50s sci-fi by Charles Chilton (6/20)

: Westway

soap omnibus

: Garrison Keillor's Radio Show

as 12 noon

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6pm

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6.30pm

: Forty Years On

as 1pm

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

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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