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: Caesar!

as 11am

: Legal

, Decent, Honest and Truthful (1984) 700 Big Toe Books Stories, poems and songs

: Parsons and Naylor's Pull-Out Sections

2002 comedy sketches, with guest Pauline McLynn

: Ashenden

, Gentleman Spy as 8.30pm

: Caesar! The Glass Ball Game The second of

three plays about Roman emperors drawing on The Lives of the Caesars, written in AD121 by Suetonius

: Just a Minute

1999 stopwatch comedy

: Biggles Flies North

Michael Palin reads the 1939 adventure by Captain WE Johns (5/8)

: Gielgud's Letters Derek Jacobi reads letters by

John Gielgud, concluding with his Oscar-winning turn as the manservant Hobson opposite Dudley Moore and Liza Minnelli in the 1981 comedy Arthur (5/5)

: This Sceptred Isle The Death of King Billyand

the Coming of Queen Anne History of Britain (100/216)

: Men of Stone Julian Richards concludes

his history of Portland stone (5/5)

: The Inimitable Jeeves Pearls Mean Tears PG

Wodehouse comic tale, starring Richard Briers (2/8)

: Catch My Breath Claire Knight and Suzanne

Donaldson star in Marty Ross's horror tale (5/5)

: The Handmaid's Tale Buffy Davis reads

from Margaret Atwood's 1985 novel (9-10/10)

: The Blackburn Files A Case of Frinks and

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

: Ashenden, Gentleman Spy: Mr Harrington's Washing

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

: Madame Bovary John Hurt narrates an

adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's novel (10/10)

: The Teahouse Detective The Dublin

Mysery Baroness Orczy's crime thriller

: as 6.30

: as 8pm

: as 8.30pm

: as 9pm

: as 9.15pm

: as 10pm

: as 10.30pm

: as 11pm

: as 11.30pm

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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.

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