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: 4.50 from Paddington

as 1pm

: Bristow

: The Goon Show


: The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter

with Ian Carmichael (3/6)

: Murder on the Orient Express

adaptation of Agatha Christie's mystery, starring John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot (1/5)

: At Bertram's Hotel

Miss Marple mystery starring June Whitfield (1/5)

: The Barchester Chronicles - The Warden

first in a 20-part dramatisation of Anthony Trollope's series of novels, with Alec McCowen, Juliet Aubrey and Douglas Hodge (1/2)

: The End of the Line?

Roger McGough searches for John Betjeman's Britain (1/5)

: Westway

soap opera

: The Betjeman Letters

chronicling poet laureate John Betjeman's life, starting in 1924 (1/5)

: Vinyl Cafe

Canadian humour by Stuart McLean (6/10)

: The Goon Show

: John Mortimer's Life: Love and the Law

the playwright talks to friends about his life, writings and poetry

: Vanity Fair

WM Thackeray's 19th-century novel, with Emma Fielding and Katy Cavanagh (1/20)

: Ballylenon


: Tales of Everyday Folk

Felicity Finch profiles Rwanda's first radio soap (2/2)

: The Seventh Dimension - The House on the Strand

Daphne du Maurier's sci-fi tale (1/12)

: The Goon Show

: At Bertram's Hotel

as 9.30am

: The Barchester Chronicles

as 10am

: The 99p Challenge

with Sue Perkins (6/6)

: And Now in Colour

comedy (1/6)

: The Betjeman Letters

as 11.30am

: Vinyl Cafe

as 11.45am

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6.30pm

: At Bertram's Hotel

as 9.30am

: The Barchester Chronicles

as 10am

: And Now in Colour

as 11pm

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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