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: Vinyl Cafe Stuart McLean showcases

Canadian comedy, new writing and music (2/8)

: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Love for Lydia Adaptation of HE Bates s

1952 semi-autobiographical novel, with Julie Aubrey - omnibus edition (1-5/10)

: Three Country Stories The Maker of Coffins

David Neal reads his own adaptation of HE Bates's tale set in rural Bedfordshire

: A History of War and Peace in Four Menus

Leslie Forbes explores the beginnings of the Raj and its culinary legacy (1/4)

: Up the Garden Path 1987 sitcom by Sue

Limb, starring Imeida Staunton (4/6)

: The Clitheroe Kid 1964 naughty-schoolboy

comedy starring Jimmy Clitheroe

: CBeebies Radio on BBC 7

Songs and rhymes

: The Palace of Laughter Geoffrey Wheeler's

tour of the nation's variety halls continues with a visit to Glasgow's 1895 venue the Pavilion
Theatre, with Johnny Beattie, Mary Lee Milroy and Rikki Fulton all waxing lyrical (2/6)

: How Tickled Am I? Mark Radcliffe's final

comic showcase is Jimmy James, who was revered for his act as a drunk, despite being a strict teetotaller in real life (6/6)

: Blake's 7 Ben Aaronovitch sci-fi drama

, with Colin Salmon and Derek Riddell (1/3)

: The Vortex Martin Jarvis and Timothy

Dalton star in Noël Coward's1924 breakthrough drama, which is set in a country house

: Up the Garden Path 1987 sitcom by

Sue Limb, starring Imelda Staunton (4/6)

: Bleak Expectations

2007 Mark Evans comedy, with Richard Johnson, Anthony Head, Celia Imrie and James Bachman (1/6)


Writer: Mark Evans
[Actor]: Richard Johnson
[Actor]: Anthony Head
[Actor]: Celia Imrie
[Actor]: James Bachman

: Bleak Expectations

As 10.30pm

: 4 at the Store

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.

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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.

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