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: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: Les Misérables

Dramatisation of Victor
Hugo's 1862 epic - omnibus edition (16-20/25)

: The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes

Sylvestra Le Touzel reads Good Evening Mrs Craven
- the third of four Mollie Panter-Downes tales of women in Britain during the Second World War

: Back to Front

Sport headlines and events from the past, with Simon Barnes recalling the epic 1985 World Snooker championship final between Dennis Taylor and Steve Davis (4/4)

: Up the Garden Path

as 9.30pm

: There'll Never Be Another

as 5pm

: The Clitheroe Kid


: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

1975 sitcom with James Bolam (2/13)

: CBeebies on BBC Radio 7

Songs, rhymes and stories for young children

: There'll Never Be Another

Graeme Garden profiles comedy giants, continuing with Eric
Morecambe and Ernie Wise, featuring input from Angela Rippon and Penelope Keith (4/5)

: Doctor Who: The Zygon Who Fell to Earth

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

: Beyond the Vortex

A look behind the scenes of The Zygon Who Fell to Earth - the final adventure in the second series of the Doctor Who radio drama (6/6)

: The Clitheroe Kid

1967 comedy

: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

1975 sitcom with James Bolam (2/13)

: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Martyn Read's adaptation of Dan Wasserman's stage play, based on Ken Kesey's novel set in a 1950s asylum, starring Bob Sherman, Margaret Robertson, William Roberts and Kerry Shale

: Up the Garden Path

1993 series of the Sue
Limb comedy starring Imelda Staunton (4/6)

: The News Quiz

14 November 2008 edition

: Safety Catch

2007 comedy starring
Darren Boyd, Joanna Page, Lewis MacLeod, Sarah Smart and Brigit Forsyth (4/4)

: Gus Murdoch's Sacred Cows

2007 comedy written and performed by Stephen Carlin (4/4)

: A Series of Psychotic Episodes

2007 comedy sketches with Miriam Elia (4/4)

: Comic to Comic

Bruce Morton interviews funny people, continuing with Miles Jupp (4/7)

: as 6.50pm

: as 8am

: as 9.15am

: as 9.30am

: as 10pm

: Safety Catch

as 10.30pm

: as 11pm

: 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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