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: as 11am

: The Wordsmiths at Gorsemere

Sue Limb's pastiche of the Romantic movement (2/4)

: Big Toe Books

: Jude the Obscure

adaptation of the novel by Thomas Hardy , starring Constance Chapman and Michael Pennington (5/6)


Novel By: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Constance Chapman
Unknown: Michael Pennington

: The Burkiss Way

sketch show starring
Timothy Davies , Chris Emmett , Fred Harris and Nigel Rees (1977)


Unknown: Timothy Davies
Unknown: Chris Emmett
Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Nigel Rees

: Other People's Children

Penelope Wilton reads from Joanna Trollope 's novel (4/10)


Unknown: Penelope Wilton
Unknown: Joanna Trollope

: Telling Tales

Alan Bennett 's memories of growing up in Leeds, with music by George Fenton (9/10)


Unknown: Alan Bennett
Music By: George Fenton

: This Sceptred Isle - The Law, the Church and the Coming Tragedy

Anna Massey narrates the epic history of Britain (29/216)


Unknown: Anna Massey

: Adventures in Science

Ben Silburn and Professor John Oxford investigate how the flu virus turns the human body into a battlefield (4/5)


Unknown: Ben Silburn
Unknown: Professor John Oxford

: Doctor at Large

1969 comedy with Richard Briers


Unknown: Richard Briers

: Boogie Up the River

1992 comedy by Mark Wallington , starring Timothy Spall


Comedy By: Mark Wallington
Unknown: Timothy Spall

: Dracula

Bram Stoker 's Victorian horror tale, dramatised by Nick McCarty (4/7)


Unknown: Bram Stoker
Dramatised By: Nick McCarty

: Mort

comedy drama by Terry Pratchett , starring Geoffrey Whitehead and Carl Prekopp (4/4)


Unknown: Terry Pratchett
Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead
Unknown: Carl Prekopp

: The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show

1976 comedy written by Eddie Braben , with music by Elaine Del Mar


Written By: Eddie Braben
Music By: Elaine Del Mar

: The Burkiss Way

1977 sketch show, starring Timothy Davies , Chris Emmett , Fred Harris and Nigel Rees


Unknown: Timothy Davies
Unknown: Chris Emmett
Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Nigel Rees

: An Odd Body

detective drama by Sue Rodwell , starring Annette Badland , John Duttine and Gudrun Ure (3/4)


Unknown: Sue Rodwell
Unknown: Annette Badland
Unknown: John Duttine
Unknown: Gudrun Ure

: The Reef

Edith Wharton novel, starring Ben Miles and Jodhi May (4/10)


Unknown: Edith Wharton
Unknown: Ben Miles

: Killing Maestros

Christopher William Hill's black comedy follows a conductor who believes he's been cursed by Wagner's opera
Tristan und Isolde


Unknown: Christopher William

: The Harpoon

spoof boys' magazine from 1991, with Julian Dutton , Alastair McGowan , Susie Brann and Peter Baynham


Unknown: Julian Dutton
Unknown: Alastair McGowan
Unknown: Susie Brann
Unknown: Peter Baynham

: Rigor Mortis

2003 sitcom set in a pathology lab, by Laurence Howarth , starring Peter Davison and Tracy-Ann Oberman


Unknown: Laurence Howarth
Unknown: Peter Davison
Unknown: Tracy-Ann OBErman

: The Million Pound Radio Show

1989 comedy with Andy Hamilton and Nick Revell


Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Nick Revell

: Tilt

topical sketch comedy new to BBC 7 (6/6)

: Dracula


: as 6.30pm

: as 8pm

: as 9pm

: as 9.15pm

: as 10pm

: as 10.30pm

: as 11pm

: as 11.30

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.

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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.

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