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: as 11am

: Smelling of Roses


: King Street Junior


: Big Toe Books

: Dead Ringers


: The Singing Sands,

as 8.30pm

: The Real Dennis Truelove

, as 9pm

: The Barchester Chronicles

dramatisation of Anthony Trollope 's s novels (3/20)


Unknown: Anthony Trollope

: J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook

showbiz comedy, with Peter Jones (1986)


Unknown: Peter Jones

: Westway

medical soap opera set in a busy west London health centre

: Route 66

Paddy Maguire travels through the Welsh hills (3/5)


Unknown: Paddy Maguire

: Sugar for the Horse - Oueerae White

HE Bates tale read by David Neal


Read By: David Neal

: Iris

John Bayley s memoir of life with his wife, the novelist Iris Murdoch , read by Oliver Ford Davies (3/5)


Unknown: John Bayley
Unknown: Iris Murdoch
Read By: Oliver Ford Davies

: My Music (1993)

: The Michael Bentine Show

1984 light-hearted panel game with Steve Race


Unknown: Steve Race

: With a Whimper to the Grave

sci-fi drama by Wally K Daly , starring John Shrapnel ,
Maureen O'Brien and Patrick Houghton (2/3)


Unknown: Wally K Daly
Unknown: John Shrapnel
Unknown: Maureen O'Brien
Unknown: Patrick Houghton

: Perelandra

sci-fi fantasy by CS Lewis, read by Alex Jennings (16/18)


Read By: Alex Jennings

: Beyond Our Ken


: Paul Temple and the Geneva Mystery

detective thriller by Francis Durbridge , starring
Peter Coke and Marjorie Westbury (5/6)


Unknown: Francis Durbridge
Unknown: Peter Coke
Unknown: Marjorie Westbury

: The Singing Sands

Josephine Tey thriller about a Scotland Yard inspector on leave who happens to be on-board an overnight Flying Highlander train on which a man is found dead the next morning (3/4)


Unknown: Josephine Tey

: The Real Dennis Truelove

Dave Sheasby drama about a man who escapes the drudgery of his bank job and heads off on an adventure, starring Fine Time Fontayne, Denys Hawthorne and Iwan Thomas (3/5)


Unknown: Dave Sheasby
Unknown: Denys Hawthorne
Unknown: Iwan Thomas

: Daunt and Dervish - A Question of Class

comedy thriller by Guy Meredith , with Anna Massey and Imelda Staunton starring as two former Second World War Ministry of Defence workers who set up their own detective agency


Unknown: Guy Meredith
Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Imelda Staunton

: Dead Ringers

comedy impressions with Jon Culshaw and Jan Ravens (1/4)


Unknown: Jon Culshaw
Unknown: Jan Ravens

: Acropolis Now

comedy by Lynne Truss


Comedy By: Lynne Truss

: Giles Wemmbley-Hogg Goes Off...

comedy by Marcus Brigstocke and Jeremy Salsby , about the adventures of a travelling upper-middle-class twit (2003)


Comedy By: Marcus Brigstocke
Comedy By: Jeremy Salsby

: The Big Booth

comedy with Boothby Graffoe and friends (2000)


Unknown: Boothby Graffoe

: as 6pm

: as 6.30pm

: as 8pm

: as 8.30pm

: as 9pm

: as 9.15pm

: as 10pm

: as 10.30

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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