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: as 11am

: Winston Comes to Town

1989 comedy (2/6)

: Ballylenon

1994 comedy (4/6)
700 Big Toe Books Stories, poems and songs

: The Navy Lark

1960 comedy

: Chambers

as 10pm

: Uncle Silas

as 8pm

: Les Misérables

as 9pm

: Time Added On for Injuries

as 9.15pm

: Hard Times

Doug Lucie's dramatisation of Charles Dickens's grim northern 1854 novel, with Kenneth Cranham and Philip Jackson (1/4)

: The Navy Lark

1960 comedy

: Counterpoint

2005 music quiz (13/13)

: A Thousand Splendid Suns

Seeta Indrani reads an abridged version of Khaled Hosseini's novel (2/10)

: Brazzaville Beach

Distinguished actress Fiona Shaw reads from William Boyd's 1990 novel (7/10)

: This Sceptred Isle

Peelthe Prime Minister and the Corn Laws Narrated by Anna Massey (177/216)

: Even as We Speak

Clive James reads from his personal collection of essays (2/5)

: CBeebies on BBC Radio 7

Songs and stories

: Brothers in Law

1971 comedy (9/12)

: No Commitments

2001 comedy starring Rosemary Leach, Bill Nighy and Celia lmrie (5/6)

: Slipstream

Second World War sci-fi by Simon Bovey , with Rory Kinnear , Tim McMullan ,
Ben Crowe , Joannah Tincey and Laura Molyneux (2/5)


Unknown: Simon Bovey
Unknown: Rory Kinnear
Unknown: Tim McMullan
Unknown: Ben Crowe
Unknown: Joannah Tincey
Unknown: Laura Molyneux

: Out of the Silent Planet

Alex Jennings reads from CS Lewis's allegorical sci-fi thriller, published in 1938 (2/12)


Unknown: Alex Jennings

: The Navy Lark

1960 comedy with Leslie Phillips, Dennis Price and Jon Pertwee

: Counterpoint

2005 music quiz (13/13)

: Uncle Silas

J Sheridan Le Fanu gothic horror published in 1864, starring Graham Crowden and Teresa Gallagher (2/3)

: Les Miserables

Victor Hugo's French revolutionary epic, starring Joss Ackland (22/25)

: Time Added On for Injuries

Alan Plater drama, starring James Bolam and Alan David

: Chambers

1999 comedy with John Bird,
James Fleet and Lesley Sharp (1/4)

: The Mark Steel Revolution

1998 comedy (2/6)

: On Baby Street

1997 parenting comedy drama by Jenny Eclair and Julie Balloo, starring Frances Barber and Graham Fellows (4/5)

: Half Sketch

2002 comedy with Tim McGarry, Damon Quinn and Mike McDowell (8/8)

: as 6.30pm

: as 8pm

: as 9pm

: as 9.15pm

: as 10pm

: as 10.30pm

: as 11pm

: 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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