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: as 11am

: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Lord Peter Wimsey - Busman's Honeymoon

Dorothy L Sayers mystery, as 8pm

: A Suitable Boy Ayesha Dharker stars in John

Dryden's adaptation of Vikram Seth rs1994 novel (3/5)

: The Embassy Lark

as 7.30pm

: Sweet Dreams Martin Jarvis reads Michael

Frayn's 1973 celestial satire (3/7)

: A Monk and Two Peas Michael Williams reads

Robin Marantz Henig's biography of Gregor Mendel, credited as the father of genetics (3/5)

: This Sceptred Isle Death of a Prime Minister

, the Sacking of Pitt and a New Calendar (123/216)

: Paper Gardens Leslie Forbes explores the

links between artists and gardens, continuing with well-kept plots in Cookham - an area described by painter Stanley Spencer as his "holy suburb of Heaven". (3/5)

: The Small

, Intricate Life of Gerald C
Potter 1976 comedy with Ian Carmichael (5/6)

: After Henry 1987 comedy


: Scramble Martin Kiszko's sci-fi thriller set in a

futuristic totalitarian Britain where music has been banned by the government (1/3)


: A Stone Woman Penelope Wilton reads AS Byatt's short story (1/3)


Unknown: Penelope Wilton

: Beyond Our Ken

1964 comedy

: The Embassy Lark

1967 comedy

: Lord Peter Wimsey - Busman's Honeymoon

Dorothy L Sayers mystery with Ian Carmichael (6/6)

: Doctor Syn Rufus Sewell reads Russell

Thorndike's swashbuckling adventure (8/10)

: Nicholas Nickleby Mike Walker's adaptation

of Charles Dickens's 1830s novel (13/30)

: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

The Gloria Scott Arthur Conan Doyle mystery

: as 6pm

: as 6.30pm

: as 8pm

: as 8.30pm

: as 9pm

: as 9.15pm

: as 10pm

: as 10.30pm

: as 10.45pm

: 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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