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: as 11am

: Big Toe

Books Stories, poems and songs

: Chambers

as 10pm

: Paul Temple and the Jonathan Mystery

Francis Durbridge detective thriller (6/8)


Unknown: Francis Durbridge

: The Body on the Beach

as 8.30pm

: Shifting the Leaves

as 9pm

: The Return of Sherlock Holmes

as 9. 5pm

: Brideshead Revisited

Adaptation by Jeremy Front of Evelyn Waugh 's tragic class satire (1/4)


Unknown: Jeremy Front
Unknown: Evelyn Waugh

: The Navy Lark

as 7pm

: Counterpoint

as 7.30pm

: Jericho Actor Dirk Bogarde reads from an

adaptation of his novel set in Provence (7/12)

: Dark Star Safari William Roberts reads

from Paul Theroux's account of a journey from Cairo to Cape Town, continuing in Sudan (2/5)

: This Sceptred Isle Jefferson and the Fourth of

July Anna Massey narrates a history of Britain (142/216)

: Back to the Drawing Board Matthew Harvey

explores the world of inventors and inventions (2/5)

: Brothers in Law

1971 comedy.

: Parsley Sidings

1973 comedy

: Mind's Eye Gemma McMullan and Gerry

Casey's supernatural drama about a woman who claims her hands are possessed, starring Dermot Crowley and Cathy Belton (2/5)

: The Willows Chilling tale by Algernon

Blackwood, read by Roger Allam (2/4)

: Paul Temple and the Jonathan Mystery

Francis Durbridge detective thriller (6/8)

: The Body on the Beach

Joanna Tope reads Simon Brett's murder mystery set in the fictitious village of Fethering (3-4/10)

: Shifting the Leaves Elizabeth Bradley stars

in Dave Sheasby's tale of an 80-year-old woman coming to terms with her past (2/5)

: The Return of Sherlock Holmes

The Abbey Grange Bert Coules's adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's mystery, starring Clive Merrison and Michael Williams

: Half Sketch 2002 comedy


: 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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