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: as 11am

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: The Blackburn Files

as 8pm

: The Lost Stradivarius

as 8.30pm

: Love for Lydia

as 9pm

: The Teahouse Detective

as 9.15pm

: Daniel Deronda

Dramatisation by Robert Forrest of George Eliot's final novel, starring Anna Chancellor and Michael Perceval-Maxwell (2/3)

: Trivia Test Match

as 7.30pm

: Biggles Flies North

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

: Galileo's Daughter Stella Gonet reads Dava

Sobel's biography of Galileo's daughter Virginia (3/5)

: This Sceptred Isle The Battle of Blenheim

Narrated by Anna Massey (103/216)

: The Take Away Simon Parkes investigates

the British taste for Indian food (3/5)

: The Small

, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter
1976 comedy, starring Ian Carmichael (1/6)

: After Henry 1987 comedy


: Time Hops Alan Gilbey and Dave Fox's sci-fi

comedy, starring Gavin Muir and Ian Masters (3/5)

: The Lunar Effect She Often Walked at Night

Lucy Cohu reads Lilian Pizzichini's short story

: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr

Hyde Tim Pigott-Smith reads Robert Louis Stevenson's 1886 gothic novella (3/5)

: Trivia Test Match

Light-hearted quiz

: The Blackburn Files A Case of Whistle and Run

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 (3/4)

: Love for Lydia

Adaptation of HE Bates's semi-autobiographical novel, starring Crispin Bonham-Carter, Margaret Tyzack and Angela Thorne (3/10)

: The Teahouse Detective The London Mystery

Baroness Orczy mystery adapted by Michael Butt

: The Little Big Woman Radio Show

2001 comedy, starring Llewella Gideon (3/4)

: Quando

, Quando, Ouando 1999 comedy (6/6)

: as 6pm

: as 6.30pm

: as 6.45pm

: as 8pm

: as 8.30pm

: as 9pm

: as 9.15pm

: as 10pm

: as 10.30pm

: as 10.45pm

: as 11pm

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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