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: Garrison Keillor's Radio Show

Music and chat

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: Madame Bovary

John Hurt narrates an adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's novel, starring Sarah Smart - omnibus edition (1-5/10)

: Three Country Stories: Time

David Neal reads HE Bates's tale about an old man who displays unexpectedly youthful vitality

: Take It from the Chorus

Caroline Quentin explores theatrical choruses across the decades, concluding with a look at how the arrival of television and cinema changed the role of the chorus for ever, giving individual personalities the opportunity to come to the fore (3/3)

: Love In a Cold Climate

as 8pm

: Up the Garden Path

1987 sitcom (2/6)

: The Comediennes

Series on great women comedians, concluding with Joyce Grenfell, who began her career entertaining the troops before starring in in the St Trinian's films and earning fame and kudos for her monologues and comic songs (6/6)

: How Tickled Am I?

Mark Radcliffe explores famous comedians, continuing with Rotherham-born comedian and comic ventriloquist Sandy Powell (4/6)

: Project Raphael

Sci-fi drama by Jenny Stephens, starring Deborah McAndrew (3/3)

: Children of the Corn

Stephen King horror story, read by Bradley Lavelle (2/3)

: The Clitheroe Kid

1964 naughty-schoolboy comedy starring Jimmy Clitheroe

: Floggit's

1956 comedy

: Love in a Cold Climate

Adaptation of Nancy Mitford's comic novel about three upper-class girls in the late 1930s, starring Amanda Root

: Up the Garden Path

1987 sitcom by Sue Limb, starring Imelda Staunton (2/6)

: The Now Show

Satirical sketches

: The Maltby Collection

2007 David Nobbs comedy starring Julian Rhind-Tutt (5/6)

: Knocker

2007 Neil Edmond comedy (2/6)

: No Tomatoes

2007 experimental comedy

: 4 at the Store

1988 stand-up comedy

: Children of the Corn

as 6.30pm

: Take

It from the Chorus as 9.30am

: The Now

Show as 10pm

: The Maltby Collection

as 10.30

: as 11.15pm

: 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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