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: The Owl Service

as 1pm

: Bristow

as 2.30pm

: The Goon Show


: The Sunday Format

newspaper comedy (1/4)

: Seven Circles around the Fire

thriller by Mahesh Dattani

: Swallows and Amazons

drama based on Arthur Ransome's novel (1/2)

: Try This at Home

Ben Miller presents a light- hearted look at experimental physics (1/5)

: Westway


: Freedom's Daughter

the correspondence between Indira Gandhi and her father Jawaharlal Nehru (1/5)

: A Passage to India

Samuel West reads from EM Forster's novel (1/15)

: The Goon Show

: Asha's World

Bettina Gracias's comedy about an arranged date

: Anita and Me

by Meera Syal (6/10)

: Yes Minister

: East Going West

Mark Tully talks to the people of South Asia (1/3)

: The Seventh Dimension - The Ghostbuster Diaries

spooky short stories (1/5)

: The Seventh Dimension - The Haunting of Hill House

adaptation of Shirley Jackson's horror novel (1/8)

: The Goon Show

: Swallows and Amazons

as 10am

: Masala FM

comedy with Meera Syal (1/6)

: Lenin of the Rovers

1988 comedy

: Freedom's Daughter

the correspondence between Indira Gandhi and her father Jawaharlal Nehru (1/5)

: A Passage to India

as 11.45am

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6pm

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6.45pm

: Swallows and Amazons

as 10am

: Masala FM

as 10.30pm

: Lenin of the Rovers

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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