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: Garrison Keillor's Radio Show Music

, chat and gentle satire from the State Theatre in Minneapolis

: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Daughters of Britannia Inspired by her

mother's experiences, Katie Hickman examines the lives of diplomats' wives and daughters through their letters and diaries - omnibus edition (6-10/20)

: William Trevor Short Story Traditions

Niamh Cusack reads a story about the strange revelations made by a schoolboy

: Unearthing Mysteries Aubrey Manning

travels to Meadowcroft Rock Shelter, near Pittsburgh, to investigate evidence that suggests humans were in North America 16,000 years ago (4/4)

: A Whole New Ball Game

as 9.30pm

: Radio Fun

the Story of Radio Comedy as 5pm

: Radio Fun

the Story of Radio Comedy
Russell Davies charts developments in radio comedy in the 1970s, from the influential I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again to Douglas Adams 's The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (11/12)


Unknown: Douglas Adams

: Groucho Was My Father Miriam Marx Allen

talks to Tony Staveacre about life with her comic-genius father Groucho Marx (1890-1977) (1/3)

: Alpha David Calder

, Sarah-Jane Holm and John Moffatt star in Mike Walker's sci-f drama about a computer that develops a mind of its own

: The Other Side of The Hill The Long Road

to Waterloo Second of two Peter Luke historical dramas following the Duke of Wellington during the Peninsular campaign of 1808-13, starring
Michael Pennington, Dominic Rickhards and others

: A Whole New Ball Game 1993 comedy about a

football-crazy priest, starring Desmond Barritt (1/6)

: The News Quiz

Topical comedy panel game.

: Stand-Up on 7

Stand-up comedy featuring Stephen K Amos, recorded at London's Monday Club.

: Doctor Who

the Commentaries Actors and crew of the BBC1 series discuss the episode Midnight (10/13)

: Mark Twain Stories Cannibalism in

the Cars Kelsey Grammer reads Mark Twain's tale about a train that is marooned for days, with no food

: as 8am

: as 9.15am

: as 9.30am

: as 10pm

: as 10.30pm

: as 11pm

: as 11.45pm

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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