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: An Hour with Johnners Cricket pundit

Brian Johnston (1912-94) looks back on his life

: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Shifting the Leaves Dave Sheasby's tale of

an 80-year-old woman coming to terms with her past, starring Elizabeth Bradley and Tristan Sturrock - omnibus edition (1-5/5)

: Evelyn Waugh Short Stories The Manager

of the Kremlin Crawford Logan reads a tale about a refugee from the Russian Revolution who finds himself running a successful nightclub in Montmartre

: Back to Front Ned Sherrin and Claire Rayner

present headlines and sporting events from the past, beginning with Henry Cooper's1963 heavyweight clash with Cassius Clay (1/3)

: Hello Cheeky

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

: The Palace of Laughter Geoffrey Wheeler's

series of tours of old variety theatres and music halls continues with Bradford's Alhambra Theatre (4/6)

: How Tickled Am I? Mark Radcliffe profiles

famous comedians, continuing with popular singer and film actress Grade Fields (1898-1979) (2/4)

: The Scarifyers The Devil ofDenge Marsh

Supernatural tale by Paul Morris, starring Nicholas
Courtney Terry Molloy and David Benson (3/3)

: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Martin Jarvis

reads the conclusion of Washington Irving's thriller involving love rivals and a headless horseman (3/3)

: Events on a Hotel Terrace Another

instalment of Alan Ayckbourn's 1982 experimental drama Intimate Exchanges, starring Robin Herford and Lavinia Bertram

: The News Quiz

Sandi Toksvig hosts the 3 October edition of the comedy panel game.

: The Penny Dreadfuls Present

2008 spoof Victorian melodrama

: Comic to Comic Bruce Morton interviews

stand-ups about their careers, continuing with Jeremy Hardy (4/6)

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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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