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: An Hour with Jon Pertwee

One-man show with the Doctor Who and Worzel Gummidge actor.

: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Exes Omnibus Emma Donoghue's quintet of

short dramas about relations between former lovers and spouses Urban Myths: The Modern Family;
The Conspiracy; The Mothers and The Estate Agent

: Crossing the Glacier Janet Dale reads Berlie

Doherty's tale of two women who find themselves emotionally frozen in the past

: Back to Front Headlines and sporting events

from the past, continuing with Graham Dilley and Simon Callow's nostalgic look at the 1981 headlines-grabbing Ashes Test at Headingley (2/3)

: Hello Cheeky

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

: The Palace of Laughter Geoffrey Wheeler's

series of tours of old variety theatres and music halls continues with Swansea Grand Theatre, home to the early career of Catherine Zeta-Jones (5/6)

: How Tickled Am I?

Mark Radcliffe profiles famous comedians, continuing with influential funnyman Norman Evans (1901-62) (3/4)


Unknown: Mark Radcliffe
Unknown: Norman Evans

: Doctor Who

First of six second-series sci-fi tales showcasing the adored Time Lord, starting with Pat Mills's Dead London, which stars Paul McGann


Unknown: Paul McGann

: Beyond the Vortex

A look behind the scenes of Dead London, the first adventure in the second series of the Doctor Who radio drama (1/6)

: Hello Cheeky

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

: Grace Unshackled Dramatisation by Paul

McCusker of the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano (1745-97), starring David Oyelowo

: Up the Garden Path 1988 sitcom by Sue

Limb, starring Imelda Staunton (7/8)

: The News Quiz

Sandi Toksvig hosts the 10 October edition of the comedy panel game

: The Penny Dreadfuls Present

2008 spoof Victorian melodrama

: Comic to Comic Compere Susan Morrison

reveals the art of crowd control to Bruce Morton (5/6)

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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.

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