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: as 11am

: No Commitments

2001 comedy (5/6)

: Brothers in Law

1971 comedy (9/12)

7.00 Big Toe Books Stories, poems and songs

: Hancock's Half-Hour

1955 comedy

: Uncle Silas

as 8pm

: Les Misérables

as 9pm

: The Devil's Music

as 9.15pm

: Hard Times

Dramatisation of Charles
Dickens's grim northern 1854 novel (2/4)

: Hancock's Half-Hour

1955 comedy

: Who Goes There?

as 7.30pm

: A Thousand Splendid Suns

Seeta Indrani reads an abridged version of Khaled Hosseini 's novel (3/10)


Unknown: Seeta Indrani
Unknown: Khaled Hosseini

: Brazzaville Beach

Distinguished actress Fiona
Shaw reads from William Boyd's 1990 novel (8/10)

: This Sceptred Isle

The Coming of Disraeli and the Death of Peel Narrated by Anna Massey (178/216)

: Even as We Speak

Clive James reads from his collection of personal essays

: CBeebies on BBC Radio 7

Songs and stones

: The World as We Know

It 1995 comedy starring Meera Syal, Simon Greenall, Toby Longworth and Carla Mendonca (4/6)

: Coming Alive

1990 comedy by Jim Eldndge, with Karl Howman and Phyllis
Logan (2/6)

: Slipstream

Second World War sci-fi by Simon Bovey (3/5)

: Out of the Silent Planet

Alex Jennings reads from CS Lewis's allegorical sci-fi thriller - the first novel in his space trilogy (3/12)

: Hancock's Half-Hour

1955 comedy

: Who Goes There?

2000 biographical quiz

: Uncle Silas

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

: Les Misérables

Dramatisation of Victor Hugo's 1862 French revolutionary epic (23/25)

: The Devil's Music

Roll, Jordan, Roll Alan Plater play inspired by women's jazz, starring Rakie Ayola and Margaret John

: In the Balance

1997 Mark Tavener comic murder mystery, with Michael Williams (4/6)

: Revolting People

2001 comedy (4/6)

: The Hudson and Pepperdine Show

2000 comedy sketches

: Hair in the Gate

1993 comedy (3/6)

: Slipstream

as 6pm

: Out of theSilent Planet

as 6.30pm

: Uncle Silas

as 8pm

: Les Misérables

as 9pm

: In the Balance

as 10pm

: Revolting People

as 10.30pm

: Hairin the Gate

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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