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: Burglar's Bargains

as 1pm

: Tony's

as 2.30pm

: The Goon Show

1955 comedy

: The Attractive Young Rabbi

2000 comedy

: Evil under the Sun

Hercule Poirot mystery (1/5)

: Monk's Hood

Brother Cadfael murder mystery by Ellis Peters (1/5)

: Brideshead Revisited

adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's period novel (1/4)

: CHOICE The Take Away

Simon Parkes's survey of British take- away food, starting with fish and chips (1/5)

: Westway

: Alan Clark Diaries - Into Politics

controversial memoirs of the Tory MP, read by Michael Cochrane (1/5)

: Fascination

Ben Miles reads William Boyd's short story Adult Video (1/5)

: The Goon Show

as 8am

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

first aired in 2002

: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - The Gloria Scott

murder mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle (4/6)

: Where Angels Fear to Tread

by EM Forster (6/10)

: Alison and Maud


: Footlight Fairies

Susannah Clapp recalls Victorian reforms that liberated children from exploititative stage work

: The Goon Show

: Evil under the Sun

as 9am

: Monk's Hood

as 9.30am

: Brideshead Revisited

as 10am (1/4)

: The Shuttleworths


: Fascination

as 11.45am

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6.30

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6.45pm

: Evil under the Sun

as 9am

: Monk's Hood

as 9.30am

: The Nick Revell Show

as 10.30pm

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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