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: Rin Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Nicholas Nickleby Mike Walker's adaptation of

the novel by Charles Dickens, starring Oliver Milburn and Alex Jennings - Omnibus edition (11-15/30)

: Short Stories by DH Lawrence Her Turn

1913 story (adapted for the stage as Strike Pay) about a miner's wife who is refused her share of welfare money when a strike is called, read by Peter Meakin

: The Towers of Silence Bombay-born novelist

Ardashir Vakil follows the extraordinary Parsee ritual of feeding human remains to the vultures

: The Palace of Laughter Geoffrey Wheeler's s

tour of magnificent old theatres winds down with Belfast's Grand Opera House (6/6)

: How Tickled Am I? Mark Radcliffe's profile of

six comedians continues with Salford-born 1950s and 60s star Al Read, who entertained radio audiences of up to 35 million in the 1950s and 1960s (4/6)

: The Scarifyers The Nazad Conspiracy

Nicholas Courtney and Terry Molloy star in Simon Barnard's supernatural tale in which a professor encounters a winged demon in his living room (2/3)

: Survival Nicholas Boulton reads John

Wyndham's adventure exploring the survival instinct of space travellers trapped on board a shuttle bound for Mars (1/2)

: The Clitheroe Kid

1965 naughty-schoolboy comedy starring Jimmy Clitheroe (5/20)

: Hello Cheeky

1973 comedy with Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer and John Junkin

: The Chrysalids John Wyndham's1955 sci-fi

novel set in a post-apocalyptic world (1/3)

: Up the Garden Path 1988 sitcom by Sue

Limb, starring Imelda Staunton (2/8)

: Armando lannucci's Charm Offensive

2005 topical comedy and chat (5/6)

: Bleak Expectations

2007 comedy by Mark Evans, starring Anthony Head and Tom Allen (5/6)


Writer: Mark Evans
[Actor]: Anthony Head
[Actor]: Tom Allen

: The Penny Dreadfuls Present

2008 spoof Victorian melodrama

: 4 at the Store 2002 stand-up hosted by

Simon Bligh, featuring Andrew Maxwell (4/4)

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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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