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: An Englishman Abroad

as 1pm

: Paradise Lost

as 1.45pm

: Yes Minister

political comedy

: Hancock's Half-Hour


: Dead Ringers

comic impressions

: Great Inspirations

with Geoffrey Howe (2/5)

: Westway

: The News Quiz


: The Deep End

drama by Pete Lawson starring Michelle Holmes and Patrick Nielsen

: King Street Junior Revisited

comedy drama (4/6)

: The Code of the Woosters

comic tale written by PG Wodehouse (2/7)

: The Little Toe Show

with Adrian Dickson

: An English Journey

Lemn Sissay follows in the footsteps of JB Priestley as he travels around the country (1/2)

: The News Quiz

: Dead Ringers

: Revolting People

historical sitcom starring Andy Hamilton and James Fleet (3/6)

: Any Bloke

sitcom with Caroline Quentin and Jim Sweeney (1/6)

: Dan and Nick: the Wildebeest Years

comedy with Dan Freedman and Nick Romero

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6.30pm

: Dead Ringers

: Revolting People

as 10.30pm

: Any Bloke

as Ilpm

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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