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: Round the Horne

as 11.30am

: Garrison Keillor's Radio Show Music

, chat and satire from the Trap National Park in Virginia

: 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 (10-15/20)

: William Trevor Short Story A Bit on the Side

Niamh Cusack reads a story about a couple struggling financially

: Unearthing Mysteries Aubrey Manning

investigates Lynford Quarry in Norfolk (1/4)

: Radio Fun

the Story of Radio Comedy
Russell Davies concludes his history of radio comedy


Unknown: Russell Davies

: Radio Fun

the Story of Radio Comedy
Russell Davies concludes his history of radio comedy with a look at Radio Active and After Henry


Unknown: Russell Davies

: Groucho Was My Father Miriam Marx Allen

talks to Tony Staveacre about life with her comic-genius father Groucho Marx (1890-1977) (2/3)

: Omega Drama by Mike Walker

, starring David
Calder, Penelope Wilton and Sarah-Jane Holm

: The Frankie Howerd Show 1973 comedy

with June Whitfield and Ray Fell
730 Stop Messing About 1969 camp comedy with Kenneth Williams, Hugh Paddick and Joan Sims

: Goodnight to Flamboro' Douglas Hodge

stars in Martyn Wade's drama about the struggles of composer William Baines, who died in 1922, before his major works were performed in public

: A Whole New Ball Game 1993 comedy about

a football-crazed priest, starring Desmond Barritt

: The News Quiz

Topical comedy panel game

: Stand-Up on 7

Featuring Michael Bentine's autobiographical stage tour, first aired in 1994

: Doctor Who

the Commentaries
Actors and crew of BBC1's megahit series discuss yesterday's episode, Turn Left (11/13)

: Mark Twain Stories A Ghost Story

Kelsey Grammer reads Mark Twain's tale about a reluctant and mournful spectre

: Daughters

of Britannia as 8am

: William Trevor Short

Story as 9.15am

: Unearthing Mysteries

as 9.30am

: 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.

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