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: as 11am

: No Commitments

2001 comedy 6/6)

: Brothers in Law

1971 comedy (10/12)

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: Hancock's Half-Hour

1955 comedy

: In the Balance

as 10pm

: Falco

as 8pm

: The Wallace Collection

as 8.30pm

: Anita and Me

as 9pm

: The Captain's Wife

as 9.15pm

: Bleak House

John Dryden's dramatisation of Charles Dickens's involving tale (3/5)

: 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 (8/10)


Unknown: Seeta Indrani
Unknown: Khaled Hosseini

: The Betjeman Letters Christianity

, Hugh
Walpole and the Second World War, read by Michael Williams (3/5)

: This Sceptred Isle

Florence Nightingale
Anna Massey with a history of Britain (183/216)

: Matchmakers

Jo Morris explores various critical links between people and/or things (3/5)

: CBeebies on BBC Radio

7 Songs and stones

: The World As We Know

It 1995 comedy starring Meera Syal and Simon Greenall (5/6)

: Coming Alive

1999 comedy (3/6)

: Before the Screaming Begins

Wally K Daly sci-fi thriller, starring James Laurenson (3/3)

: Out of the Silent Planet

Alex Jennings reads from CS Lewis's allegorical sci-fi thriller (8/12)

: Hancock's Half-Hour

1955 comedy with Tony Hancock. Sid James and Bill Kerr

: Who Goes There?

2000 biographical quiz

: Falco

Shadows in Bronze Lindsey Davis detective mystery, dramatised by Mary Cutler and starring Anton Lesser and Anna Madeiey (3/6)

: The Wallace Collection

The Poetical
Policeman Edgar Wallace crime thriller read by Edward Hardwicke

: Anita and Me

Meera Syal reads from her debut novel (3/10)

: The Captain's Wife

Patricia Hodge performs a monologue by Juliet Ace

: In the Balance

1997 Mark Tavener comic murder mystery, with Michael Williams (5/6)

: Revolting People

2001 comedy (5/6)

: The Hudson and Pepperdine Show

2000 comedy sketches

: Hair in the Gate

1993 comedy starring
Alistair McGowan and Harriet Thorpe (4/6)

: as 6.30pm

: as 8pm

: as 8.30pm

: 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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