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: Hard Times

as 11am

: Coming Alive

1990 comedy (2/6)

: The World As We Know It

1995 comedy (4/6)

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: Punt and Dennis

it's Been a Bad Week as 10pm

: Rebus

Resurrection Man as 8pm

: Les Misérables

as 9pm

: The Devil's Music

as 9.15pm

: Hard Times

Doug Lucie's dramatisation of Charles Dickens's grim northern 1854 novel (3/4)

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

as 7.30pm

: A Thousand Splendid Suns

An abridged version of Khaled Hosseini's 2007 novel (4/10)

: Brazzaville Beach

Actress Fiona Shaw reads from William Boyd's 1990 novel (9/10)

: This Sceptred Isle

The Whig Government
A history of Britain, narrated by Anna Massey (179/216)

: Even As We Speak

Clive James reads from his collection of personal essays (4/5)

: CBeebies on BBC Radio 7

Songs and stones

: Double Income No Kids Yet

2002 sitcom with David Tennant and Elizabeth Carling (4/6)

: Stockport, So Good They Named It Once

1999 comedy with Dominic Monaghan (6/6)

: Slipstream

Second World War sci-fi (4/5)

: Out of the Silent Planet

Alex Jennings reads from CS Lewis's allegorical sci-fi thriller - the first novel in his space trilogy (4/12)

: Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel

1990 comedy

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Comedy panel game from 1982, chaired by Humphrey Lyttelton

: Rebus - Resurrection Man

Adaptation by Bert Coules of Ian Rankin's 12th crime thriller in the Inspector Rebus series of novels (1/2)

: Les Misérables

Dramatisation of Victor Hugo's 1862 French revolutionary epic (24/25)

: The Devil's Music

The Great Pork Pie Mystery Second of three plays by Alan Plater, starring Rakie Ayola and Margaret John

: Punt and Dennis It's Been a Bad Week

1999 comedy with Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt


Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Steve Punt

: The Very World of Milton Jones

1999 surreal comedy (2/6)

: 20th Century Vampire

1993 comedy (5/6)

: Any Bloke 1995 comedy


: Slipstream

as 6pm

: Out of theSilent Planet

as 6.30pm

: Rebus

as 8pm

: Les Miserables

as 9pm

: The Devil'sMusic

as 9.15pm

: The VeryWorld of Milton Jones

as 10.30pm

: 20thCentury Vampire

as 11pm

: Any Bloke

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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