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: as 11am

: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Ashenden

, Gentleman Spy as 8.30pm

: Caesar! Peeling Figs for Julius David Tennant

stars in the third of three plays drawing on The
Lives of the Caesars, written in AD 121 by Suetonius and dramatised for radio by Mike Walker

: Biggles Flies North

Michael Palin reads George Hearton's adaptation of the adventure by Captain WE Johns, first published in 1939 (3/8)

: Gielgud's Letters Derek Jacobi reads letters

written by the actor John Gielgud (2/5)

: This Sceptred Isle The Ba We of the Boyne

Narrated by Anna Massey (98/216)

: After Henry 1987 comedy


: Catch My Breath Marty Ross's horror tale set

in a Scottish mansion where a demon lurks (3/5)

: The Handmaid's Tale Buffy Davis reads

from Margaret Atwood's 1985 novel, set in a dystopian world of female oppression (5-6/10)

: Trivia Test Match 1991 light-hearted cricket-

based quiz chaired by Brian Johnston (6/10)

: The Blackburn Files A Cruel Case of War

Comedy drama about a private investigator, starring Fine Time Fontayne and Judy Flynn

: Ashenden

, Gentleman Spy Giulia Lazzari Somerset Maugham espionage thriller

: Madame Bovary John Hurt narrates an

adaptation of Flaubert's novel (8/10)

: The Teahouse Detective: The Body in the Barge

Baroness Orczy mystery, starring Bernard Hepton and Suzanne Burden

: The Little Big Woman Radio Show

2001 comedy starring Llewella Gideon (2/4)

: Ouando

, Ouando, Ouando1999 comedy (5/6)

: as 6pm

: as 6.30pm

: as 8pm

: as 8.30pm

: as 9pm

: as 9.15pm

: as 10pm

: as 10.30pm

: as 10.45pm

: as 11pm

: 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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