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: The Moonstone

as 11am

: The Attractive Young Rabbi

Comedy (5/6)

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: Listen to Les

1985 comic sketches

: Lord Peter Wimsey

as 8pm

: Nicholas Nickleby

as 9pm

: The Moonstone

Period thriller (4/6)

: Listen to Les

1985 comic sketches

: Just a Minute

2003 comedy panel game.

: Tom's Midnight Garden

Cheryl Campbell reads Philippa Pearce's adventure novel (5/10)

: This Sceptred Isle

Queen Caroline and the Emergence of W Pitt (115/216)

: A Year In the Life of Ants

Peter France concludes his exploration of life in two wood ants' nests over the course of a year (5/5)

: The Inimitable Jeeves: The Purity of the Turf

Comic tale by PG Wodehouse, starring Richard Briers and Michael Hordern

: Smelling of Roses

2002 comedy (1/6)

: The Gibson

Thriller by Bruce Bedford, with Robert Glenister, Timothy West, Freddie Jones and Sharon Duce (1/6)

: Thanasphere

Kerry Shale reads Kurt Vonnegut's sci-fi tale about an astronaut in outer space who hears voices of dead earthlings

: Listen to Les

1985 comic sketches

: Just a Minute

2003 stopwatch comedy panel game chaired by Nicholas Parsons.

: Lord Peter Wimsey: Strong Poison

Mystery by Dorothy L Sayers, with Ian Carmichael (4/6)

: The Singing Sands

Josephine Tey thriller, abridged by Sian Preece and read by Paul Young (4/4)

: Nicholas Nickleby

Adaptation of the novel by Charles Dickens, with Oliver Milburn (5/30)

: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band

Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle, with Clive Merrison and Michael Williams.

: Parsons and Naylor's Pull-Out Sections

2002 comedy sketches (1/6)

: And Now In Colour

1991 comedy sketches, with Tim Firth and Tim de Jongh

: The Atkinson People

1979 spoof (4/4)

: as 6pm

: as 6.30pm

: as 8.30pm

: as 9pm

: as 9.15pm

: as 10pm

: as 10.30pm

: as 11pm

: 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.

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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