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: Caesar!

as 11am

: Bristow


: To the Manor Born


: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Ashenden, Gentleman Spy

as 8.30pm

: Caesar! The Arena

Richard Johnson, Adam Levy, Ben Crowe and Clive Russell star in the second of three plays drawing on The Lives of the Caesars, written by Suetonius and dramatised by Mike Walker

: The Al Read Show

Comic sketches

: Biggles Flies North

Michael Palin reads George Hearton's adaptation of the adventure by Captain WE Johns, first published in 1939 (2/8)

: Gielgud's Letters

Derek Jacobi reads letters written by the actor John Gielgud (1904-2000)

: This Sceptred Isle

The Origin of the Jacobites. Narrated by Anna Massey (97/216)

: Men of Stone

Julian Richards explores the history of Portland stone, and how it was quarried (2/5)

: CBeebies Radio on BBC 7

Songs and rhymes

: Catch My Breath

Claire Knight and Suzanne Donaldson star in Marty Ross's horror tale (2/5)

: The Handmaid's Tale

Buffy Davis reads from Margaret Atwood's 1985 novel (3-4/10)

: The Blackburn Files Case of Parma Violets

Comedy drama about a private investigator, written by Ian McMillan, Dave Sheasby and Martyn Wiley and starring Fine Time Fontayne and Judy Flynn

: Ashenden, Gentleman Spy: Miss King

Somerset Maugham spy thriller, abridged by Neville Teller and read by Alex Jennings

: Madame Bovary

John Hurt narrates an adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's novel, starring Sarah Smart, Conrad Nelson and James D'Arcy (7/10)

: The Teahouse Detective: The York Mystery

Baroness Orczy drama, dramatised by Michael Butt and starring Bernard Hepton and Suzanne Burden

: The Boosh 2001 comedy


: A Wet Handle

Comic songs and poems (5/5)

: as 6pm

: as 6.30pm

: as 8pm

: as 8.30pm

: as 9pm

: as 9.15pm

: as 10pm

: as 10.30pm

: as 11pm

: as 11.30pm

: 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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