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: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: Les Misérables Omnibus

Dramatisation of Victor Hugo's 1862 epic - omnibus edition (11-15/25)

: The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes

Sylvestra Le Touzel reads Goodbye My Love - the second of four Mollie Panter-Downes tales of women who remained in Britain during the Second World War

: Back to Front

Sport headlines and events from the past, with Simon Barnes recalling 17-year-old Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut's 1972 Olympic triple-gold performances in Munich, partly eclipsing Idi Amin and the Watergate scandal in the news (3/4)

: Theo

Moya O'Shea drama about an antique teddy bear that finds itself labelled Lot 107 at an auction with Martin Jarvis and others

: Up the Garden Path

as 9.30pm

: There'll Never Be Another

as 5pm

: The Clitheroe Kid

1967 comedy

: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

July 1975 comedy with James Boiam (1/13)

: CBeebies on BBC Radio 7

Songs and stories

: There'll Never Be Another

Graeme Garden presents a profile of smutty comic Benny Hill (1924-1992), with input from Dennis Kirkland, Bella Emberg, Nicholas Parsons and Ben Elton (3/5)

: Doctor Who: Grand Theft Cosmos

Sci-fi tale with Paul McGann as the popular Time Lord

: Beyond the Vortex

A look behind the scenes of Grand Theft Cosmos - the fifth adventure in the second series of the Doctor Who radio drama (5/6)

: The Clltheroe Kid

1967 comedy starring Jimmy Clitheroe and Derek Nimmo

: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

July 1975 comedy with James Bolam (1/13)

: Theo

Moya O'Shea drama about a rare antique teddy bear that finds itself labelled Lot 107 at an auction, starring Martin Jarvis, Ross Livingstone, David Collings and Jilly Bond

: Up the Garden Path

1993 series of the Sue Limb comedy starring Imelda Staunton (3/6)

: The News Quiz

7th November 2008 edition

: Safety Catch

2007 comedy starring Darren Boyd and Joanna Page (3/4)

: Gus Murdoch's Sacred Cows

Comedy written and performed by Stephen Carlin

: A Series of Psychotic Episodes

2007 comedy sketches with Miriam Elia

: Comic to Comic

Bruce Morton interviews funny people, continuing with Jenny Eclaire (3/7)

: as 6.50pm

: as 8am

: as 9.15am

: as 11am

: as 10 pm

: Safety Catch

as 10.30pm

: as 11 pm

: as 11.15pm

: 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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