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: as 11am

: After Henry

1985 comedy

: The Wordsmiths at Gorsemere

Comedy (4/4)

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs for young listeners

: The Harpoon

as 10pm

: The Saint

as 8pm

: Adam Bede

as 9pm

: The MedicalDetectives

Fact-based drama by Michael Butt (4/4)

: The Mayor of Casterbridge

Dramatisation of the novel by Thomas Hardy (3/4)

: The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show

Comedy sketches and music from 1977

: The Burkiss Way

1977 sketch show

: Marrying the Mistress

Barbara Flynn reads from Joanna Trollope 's novel (4/10)


Unknown: Barbara Flynn
Unknown: Joanna Trollope

: Murderers and Other Friends

Mortimer's legal memoirs, read by the author (4/5)

: This Sceptred Isle

Simon de Montfort Anna Massey narrates an epic history of Britain (39/216)

: Arthur Conan Doyle: a Life in Letters

The author's correspondence with his mother (4/5)

: CBeebies Radio on BBC 7

Songs, rhymes and stories for young children

: Doctor at Large

1969 comedy

: Boogie Up the River

1992 comic travelogue by Mark Wallington (6/6)

: Heart of Hark'un

Fantasy adventure by Peter and Jamie Thomson (4/6)

: Soldier

Sci-fi thriller by Harlan Ellison (1/2)

: The Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise Show

1977 comedy with Britain's popular comedy duo

: The Burkiss Way

1977 sketch show, starring Chris Emmett, Fred Harris and Jo Kendall

: The Saint

The Saint Plays with Fire Thriller by Leslie Charteris, starring Paul Rhys (3/3)

: Adam Bede

Dramatisation of the novel by George Eliot, with Thomas Arnold, Ann Scott-Jones and John Kielty (4/15)

: The Medical Detectives

Fact-based drama by Michael Butt, adapted from the book by Michael Howell and Peter Ford. Ken Stott stars (4/4)

: The Harpoon

1991 spoof boys' magazine, with Julian Dutton, Alistair McGowan, Susie Brann and Peter Baynham (1/4)

: Rigor Mortis

2003 Laurence Howarth sitcom set in a pathology lab, starring Peter Davison (4/6)

: The Million Pound Radio Show

1989 comedy, with Andy Hamilton and Nick Revell

: The Bearded Ladies

2005 comedy sketches starring Susie Donkin and Orian Messina

: as 6pm

: as 6.30pm

: as 8pm

: as 9pm

: as 9.15pm

: as 10pm

: as 10.30pm

: as 11pm

: as 11.30pm

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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