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: as 11am

: Smelling of Roses

2003 comedy starring
Prunella Scales and Arabella Weir (4/6)

: Dinner Ladies

1997 comedy with Barbara Dickson and Brigit Forsyth (4/6)

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: The Groucho Letters

Tony Staveacre reads letters by Hollywood comedy giant Groucho Marx
(1890-1977), with Peter Whitman providing the voices of Marx's correspondents

: Oliver Twist

Nigel Bryant's adaptation of Charles Dickens's novel starring Edward Long (1/6)

: Comedy Winners

Mark Radcliffe presents award-winning radio comedy shows, featuring
Little Britain (2002); The Flight of the Conchords
(2005); The 99p Challenge (2004);Clare in the Community (2005); Whose Line Is It Anyway?
(1988); and Pleased to Meet You (2006)

: You Only Live Twice

Michael Jayston stars in Michael Bakewell 's dramatisation of Ian Fleming 's
12th James Bond spy thriller, published in 1964


Unknown: Michael Jayston
Unknown: Michael Bakewell
Unknown: Ian Fleming
Unknown: James Bond

: Miliport

2000 comedy starring
Lynn Ferguson (4/6)


Unknown: Lynn Ferguson

: CBeebies on BBC Radio 7

Songs, rhymes and stories for young children

: Garrison Keillor's Radio Show

Gentle satire, sketches and music with guest Nick Lowe


Unknown: Nick Lowe

: The Price of Fear

The Man Who Hated Scenes
Vincent Price, Diana Olsson and Peter Cushing star in Robert Arthur 's horror tale about a millionaire who hints to his wife that he knows she's planning to kill him, with surprising results


Unknown: Diana Olsson
Unknown: Peter Cushing
Unknown: Robert Arthur

: The Brightonomicon

Michael Fenton
Stevens narrates Robert Rankin 's bizarre comic fantasy, starring David Warner , Andy Serkis , Jason Isaacs , Mark Wing-Davey and Rupert Degas (11/13)


Unknown: Michael Fenton
Unknown: Robert Rankin
Unknown: David Warner
Unknown: Andy Serkis
Unknown: Jason Isaacs
Unknown: Mark Wing-Davey
Unknown: Rupert Degas

: The Groucho Letters

Tony Staveacre reads letters by Hollywood comedy giant Groucho Marx (1890-1977), with Peter Whitman providing the voices of Marx's correspondents


Unknown: Tony Staveacre
Unknown: Groucho Marx
Unknown: Peter Whitman

: Oliver Twist

Edward Long , Pam Ferris ,
Tim Mclnnerny and Peter Jeffrey star in Nigel Bryant 's adaptation of Charles Dickens 's novel, published first in serial form between 1837 and 1839 (1/6)


Unknown: Edward Long
Unknown: Pam Ferris
Unknown: Tim McLnnerny
Unknown: Peter Jeffrey
Unknown: Nigel Bryant
Unknown: Charles Dickens

: Comedy Winners

Mark Radcliffe presents award-winning radio comedy shows, as 9am


Unknown: Mark Radcliffe

: Garrison Keillor's Radio

Show American radio show whose US title is A Prairie Home
Companion, featuring gentle satire, sketches and music from the Fitzgerald Theatre, St Paul , Minnesota, with guest Nick Lowe (2/33)


Unknown: St Paul
Unknown: Nick Lowe

: The Price of Fear

as 6pm

: The

Brightonomicon as 6.30pm

: You Only Live

Twice as 12 noon

: Comedy Winners

as 9am

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.

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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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