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: Garrison Keillor's Radio Show

as 12 noon

: Vanity Fair

by WM Thackeray - omnibus (16-20/20)

: Archaeology

short story by Elizabeth Buchan

: Little Blighty on the Down

1980s satire about country folk (2/5)

: David Copperfield

adaptation of Dickens's novel (5/10)

: The Golden Days of Radio

Robin Boyle looks back at comedy from the Second World War

: The Men from the Ministry


: The Legend of Robin Hood

drama by John Fletcher based on the original ballads

: Bristow

comedy with Michael Williams (4/4)

: The Little Toe Show

with Kevin Duala

: The Seventh Dimension - Doctor Who

sci-fi adventure with Paul McGann (2/4)

: The Seventh Dimension - Fear on Four: A Child Crying:

short story by James Saunders

: David Copperfield

as 10am

: The Golden Days of Radio

as 11am

: Ray's a Laugh

: The Legend of Robin Hood

as 1pm

: Bristow

as 2.30pm

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6pm

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6.30pm

: Vanity Fair - omnibus

as 8am

: Archaeology

as 9.15am

: Little Blighty on the Down

as 9.30am

: The Golden Days of Radio

as 8pm

: Ray's a Laugh

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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