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: as 5.30pm

: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Last Suppers Pearse Elliot drama starring

Jared Harris, Larry Lamb and George Harris

: The Goon Show

1958 comedy

: Sugar for the Horse The Widder

David Neal reads a tale from HE Bates

: Round Ireland with a Fridge Comedian Tony

Hawks's travelogue recalling the highs and lows of his hitch-hiking adventure (1/5)

: This Sceptred Isle Nelson

, the Nile and the First Income Tax Narrated by Anna Massey (151/216)

: Route 66 Paddy Maguire takes a trip along

five British bus routes, beginning in Wisbech (1/5)

: Winston Peter Tinniswood's comedy drama

from 1989, starring Maurice Denham (3/6)

: Undone

Second series of the sci-fi adventure written by and starring Ben Moor (1/6)


Unknown: Ben Moor

: Heinlein Centenary Ordeal in Space

Sci-fi thriller by Robert A Heinlein (1907-88)

: I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again

1968 comedy with John Cleese, Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie

: Paul Temple and the Spencer Affair 1957

murder mystery by Francis Durbridge (7/8)
830 Lord Arthur Savile's Crime Michael Maloney reads Oscar Wilde's 1891 mystery in which a fortune teller predicts murder in the palm of a man's hand, and, and he decides he must fulfil his destiny (1/3)

: Paid Servant Dramatisation of

ER Braithwaite's novel set in London in 1958 (1/5)

: Sherlock Holmes: His Last Bow: 8: His Last Bow

Arthur Conan Doyle mystery with Clive Merrison

: Delve Special 1985 spoof investigations

starring Stephen Fry and Tony Robinson (2/4)

: Intimate Contact with Julian Clary 1992

comedy showcasing the gently camp comedian

: The Museum of Everything 2004 comic

sketches with Marcus Brigstocke (1/6)

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: As 9.15pm.

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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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