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: Garrison Keillor's Radio Show

7.00 Big Toe Books
Tales and tunes for kids

: Adam Bede

Dramatisation of the novel by George Eliot, with Thomas Arnold, Ann Scott-Jones and John Kielty - omnibus edition (11-15/15)

: Mr Ossie's Rolled-Gold Fish and Chip Shop

Vincent Mcinerney short story read by Richard Tate

: Unearthing Mysteries

Aubrey Manning visits Turkey to investigate the site of what might have been the world's first city (2/4)

: Four Joneses and a Jenkins

2000 sitcom

: Kenny Everett - the BBC Local Radio Years

Paul Rowley looks at wacky wireless star Kenny
Everett's talent for remaining a radio fixture after being sacked by Radio 1 in 1970

: Here's Bob Monkhouse

as 7pm

: CBeebies Radio on BBC 7

Songs, rhymes and stories for young children

: Kenny Everett - the BBC Local Radio Years

Paul Rowley looks at wacky wireless star Kenny Everett's talent for remaining a radio fixture after being sacked by Radio 1 in 1970.


Presenter: Paul Rowley

: Earthsearch - Mindwarp

James Follett's sci-fi drama, with India Fisher, Colin Baker, Leon Parris and Nicholas Courtney (2/3)

: Mark Twain Stories: A Day at Niagara

Kelsey Grammer goes in search of genuine Native Americans and gets a nasty surprise

19.00 Here's Bob Monkhouse
1984 comedy and music, with Victoria Wood, and Ray Alan and Lord Charles

: The Elephant Man

Adaptation of Bernard Pomerance's poignant stage play about the Victorian-era, visually grotesque "freak" Joseph Merrick, with Gerard Murphy, Charles Kay and Jeremy Clyde

: Four Joneses and a Jenkins

2000 sitcom by Sue Limb, starring Geoffrey Whitehead, Lisabeth Miles and Rebecca Front

: The News Quiz

Topical comedy panel game hosted by Sandi Toksvig, with Francis Wheen, Carrie Quinlan, Andy Hamilton and Jeremy Hardy.

: The Right Time

2003 sketch show in which Arthur Smith joins regulars Roger Blake, Eleanor Bron, Clive Swift, Neil Innes and Paula Wilcox

: Stand-Up on 7

Featuring comic Miles Jupp, (Archie the inventor in the TV series Balamory)


Comedian: Miles Jupp

: Doctor Who - the Commentaries

Actors and crew of the BBC1 series discuss the episode Silence in the Library (8/13)

: The Haunting of Hill House

Shirley Jackson's gothic horror, read by Emma Fielding (7/8)

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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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