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: as 11am

: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Little Dorrit

Charles Dickens's satire (3/5)

: Just William The Bishop's Handkerchief

Richmal Crompton short story (3/5)

: This Sceptred Isle The King of England Who

Couldn't Speak English A history of Britain narrated by Anna Massey (108/216)

: Strange Weather Days Helen Young

explores dramatic weather turns of the last century, continuing with the 1954 tornado in Gunnersbury, west London (3/5)

: The Small

, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter
1976 comedy with Ian Carmichael (2/6)

: After Henry 1987 comedy


: Fantastic Tales Alarm Clock on the Night

Table Chilling tale by Zoran Zivkovic

: Beyond Our Ken

1963 comedy with Kenneth Horne, Kenneth Williams and Hugh Paddick

: Trivia Test Match 1991 comedy quiz

with Willie Rushton and Stephen Fry

: Craddock and Co The Crompton Canvas

Chris Thompson detective drama about a stolen painting, starring Martin Jarvis

: Goldfish Henry Goodman reads Raymond

Chandler's 1936 detective thriller (3/3)

: Love for Lydia Adaptation of HE Bates's

1952 semi-autobiographical novel (8/10)

: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

A Caes of Identity Arthur Conan Doyle sleuth tale starring Clive Merrison and Michael Williams

: Heated Rollers Comedy sketches with

Lynda Bellingham and Gwyneth Strong

: The Little Big Woman Radio Show

2001 comedy with Llewella Gideon (4/4)

: For One Horrible Moment 1999 comedy

starring Peter Bradshaw (1/5)

: as 6.30pm

: 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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