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: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Caesar! Citizens in a Great City The final

play about Roman emperors drawing on The Lives of the Caesars, written in AD 121 by Suetoniu

: Biggles Flies North

1939 adventure by WE Johns, read by Michael Palin (6/8)

: Galileo's Daughter Stella Gonet reads DavaSobels

biography of Galileo Galilei's daughter Virginia (1/5)

: This Sceptred Isle

Highwaymen, the Rise of Marlborough and War with Spain. Anna Massey narrates a history of Britain (101/216)

: The Take Away Investigatingtheroleof takeaway

meals, beginning with a chip shop in Skipton (1/5)

: CBeebies Radio on BBC 7

Songs and stories

: Bristow 1999 comedy


: Time Hops

Sci-fi comedy starring Gavin Muir (1/5)


Unknown: Gavin Muir

: The Lunar Effect The Cycle Michelle Gomez

reads John Connolly's short story about a women who deals with her tormentors by unexpected means

: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr

Hyde Tim Pigott-Smith reads Robert Louis
Stevenson's 1886 gothic novella of dual identity (1/5)

: The Blackburn Files A Case of Hearts and

Flowers Comedy drama about a private investigator, written by Ian McMillan, Dave Sheasby and Martyn Wiley

: The Lost Stradivarius Joanna David reads

John Meade Falkner's suspense tale about an Oxford violinist who discovers a hidden cupboard (1/4)

: Love for Lydia Adaptation of HE Bates's

1952 semi-autobiographical novel (1/10)

: The Teahouse Detective The Edinburgh Mystery

Baroness Orczy mystery adapted by Michael Butt

: MacAulay and Co Comedy highlights from

the Edinburgh Festival (1/10)

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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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