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: The Whispering Tree

as 1pm

: Second Thoughts

as 2.30pm

: The Burkiss Way

sketch comedy

: Serious about Comedy

Robin Ince reviews the latest comedy on radio and TV (12/12)

: Great Uncle Crow

short story by HE Bates

: The Burkiss Way

: Who Goes There?

biographical quiz show (3/6)

: Asha

drama about an elderly Anglo- Indian woman, by Tanika Gupta

: No Commitments

sitcom with Rosemary Leach, Nicola Pagett and Angela Thorne (3/6)

: All Gas and Gaiters

clerical comedy starring Derek Nimmo (1/20)

: Comedy's Coming Home

Kulvinder Ghir starts a comedy club in India

: The Burkiss Way

: Who Goes There?

as 12.30pm

: The Saint (3/3)

: Serious about Comedy

as 8.30am

: 20th-century Vampire

spooky sitcom (4/6)

: Linda Smith Gala

Jo Brand hosts a tribute to radio and television comedy writer and performer Linda Smith, who died in February

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6pm

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6.45pm

: Serious about Comedy

as 8.30am

: Linda Smith Gala

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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