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: as 5pm

: as 5.30pm

: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Hercule Poirot

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe
Agatha Christie murder mystery, as 8pm


Unknown: Agatha Christie

: The Tin Drum Mike Walker's dramatisation

of Gunter Grass's 1959 political fable (1/2)

: Sweet Dreams

Michael Frayn satire about a man who goes to Heaven and is pleasantly surprised (6/7)


Unknown: Michael Frayn

: The 8.55 to Baghdad

Andrew Eames's 2005 book retracing Agatha Christie's journey to Baghdad following the break-up of her marriage in 1928 (1/5)

: This Sceptred Isle 1757 The First World War

Anna Massey narrates a history of Britain (126/216)

: Blind Man's Beauty Peter White talks to

blind people about their concept of beauty (1/5)

: Bristow 2000 comedy


: Space Force

1984 Charles Chilton sci-fi adventure, with Nigel Stock , Nicky Henson and Tony Osaba (1/6)


Unknown: Charles Chilton
Unknown: Nigel Stock
Unknown: Nicky Henson
Unknown: Tony Osaba

: Dream Story

Paul Rhys reads Arthur Schnitzler's 1926 psychological exploration of marriage set in Vienna at the start of the 20th century (1/8)

: I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again

1968 ground-breaking archive comedy

: Hercule Poirot

One, Two, Buckle My Shoe Agatha Christie murder mystery published in 1940, starring John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot (1/5)


Unknown: Agatha Christie
Unknown: John Moffatt
Unknown: Hercule Poirot

: The Further Adventures of Dr Syn Rufus

Sewell reads Russell Thorndike's adventure (1/10)

: Nicholas Nickleby Oliver Milburn and Alex

Jennings star in Mike Walker's adaptation of Charles Dickens's sprawling comic novel, published first in serial form in the 1830s (16/30)

: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

The Crooked Man Arthur Conan Doyle mystery with Clive Merrison and Michael Williams

: as 6.30pm

: as 8pm

: 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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