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: as 5pm

: as 5.30pm

: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Exes as 9pm

: Lost Empires Tom Baker and Bryan Pringle

star in JB Priestley's nostalgic coming-of-age tale e set before the First World War, published in 1965 (1/3)

: Jericho

Dirk Bogarde reads from an adaptation of his 1991 mystery novel set in Provence (11/12)


Unknown: Dirk Bogarde

: My Name Escapes Me Actor Alec Guinness

(1914-2000) reads from his memoirs (1/5)

: This Sceptred Isle Irish victims of the American

Revolution Narrated by Anna Massey (146/216)

: Stuntz Steve Punt showcases modern

advertising gimmicks (1/4)

: Winston Peter Tinniswood comedy drama

from 1989, starring Maurice Denham (2/6)

: Undone

Sci-fi drama written by Ben Moor (1/5)


Written By: Ben Moor

: Burning Chrome Adam Sims reads William

Gibson's 1986 tale of cyberspace hackers (1/2)

: The Goon Show

1958 comedy with Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers and Harry Secombe

: Paul Temple and the Spencer Affair 1957

murder mystery by Francis Durbridge(2/8)

: Love in Amsterdam

David Troughton stars in a murder mystery based on Nicholas Freeling's first novel featuring Dutch detective Van der Valk, published in 1962 (1/3)

: Exes Urban Myths First of five Emma

Donoghue dramas about relations between former lovers and spouses, starring Pauline McLynn, Akbar Kurtha and Eleanor Methven

: Sherlock Holmes - His Last Bow

The Red Circle Arthur Conan Doyle mystery starring Clive Merrison and Michael Williams

: Delve Special 1985 spoof investigations

starring Stephen Fry (1/4)

: Undone as 6pm

: Burning Chrome

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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