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: Bristow 1999 comedy


: This Sceptred Isle Patronage and the Fall of Robert Walpole Narrated by Anna Massey

1/45 Passions Sue Nelson continues her survey of passion with Dr Paul Russell, who reveals how his formative years as a European surfing champion gave him a knowledge of waves that has been invaluable in his work as an oceanographer (2/5)

: The Gibson

Bruce Bedford thriller about a poet drawn into a web of dark and mysterious forces, starring Robert Glenister , Timothy West , Freddie Jones and Sharon Duce (3/6)


Unknown: Robert Glenister
Unknown: Timothy West
Unknown: Freddie Jones
Unknown: Sharon Duce

: Lord Peter Wimsey

Strong Poison 1931
Dorothy L Sayers mystery, starring Ian Carmichael , Carleton Hobbs , Ann Bell and Peter Jones (2/6)


Unknown: Dorothy L Sayers
Unknown: Ian Carmichael
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: Ann Bell
Unknown: Peter Jones

: Doctor Syn

Rufus Sewell reads
Russell Thorndike 's swashbuckling adventure (2/10)


Unknown: Rufus Sewell
Unknown: Russell Thorndike

: Nicholas Nickleby

Oliver Milburn and Alex Jennings star in Mike Walker 's adaptation (7/30)


Unknown: Oliver Milburn
Unknown: Alex Jennings
Unknown: Mike Walker

: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Noble Bachelor Arthur Conan Doyle mystery


Unknown: Arthur Conan Doyle

: as 6pm

: as 6.30pm

: as 6.45pm

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: as 8.30pm

: as 9pm

: as 9.15pm

: as 10pm

: as 10.30pm

: as 11pm

: as 11.30pm

: as 11.45pm

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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