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: as 11am

: Coming Alive

2000 comedy (1/6)

: After Henry

1985 comedy (1/8)

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: The Harpoon

Spoof boys' magazine.

: Unnatural Death

as 8pm

: Blaze

Thriller by Stephen King (4/6)

: Jaws

Thriller by Peter Benchley (4/6)


Unknown: Peter Benchley

: The Old Curiosity Shop

as 9pm

: The Man Born to Be King

as 9.15pm

: Great Expectations

Adaptation of the novel by Charles Dickens (9-10/12)


Novel By: Charles Dickens

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

as 7.30pm

: Poison Farm: a Murderer Unmasked after 60 Years

David Williams's true crime story (4/5)


Author: David Williams

: Dear Tom

Tom Courtenay reads from his collection of the letters between him and his mother. With Sian Thomas (4/5)

: This Sceptred Isle: Gladstone Returns

Narrated by Anna Massey (204/216)

: The End of the Line?

Roger McGough 's search for Betjeman's Britain continues in Sheffield (4/5)


Unknown: Roger McGough

: CBeebies on BBC Radio 7

Songs and rhymes

: Doctor in the House

1968 comedy (3/13)

: A Whole New Ball Game

1994 comedy (5/6)

: The Voice of God

Sci-fi thriller by Simon Bovey , with Matthew Dyktynski (4/5)


Unknown: Simon Bovey
Unknown: Matthew Dyktynski

: Pattern Recognition

Sci-fi thriller by William Gibson , read by Lorelei King (4/5)


Unknown: William Gibson
Read By: Lorelei King

: Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel

1991 comedy with Michael Roberts and Frank Lazarus (2/6)

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Comedy panel game from 1983, chaired by Humphrey Lyttelton

: Unnatural Death

Lord Peter Wimsey mystery by Dorothy L Sayers, with Ian Carmichael (6/7)

: Blaze

Thriller by Stephen King (4/6)

: Jaws

Thriller by Peter Benchley (4/6)

: The Old Curiosity Shop

Adaptation of the novel by Charles Dickens, with Alex Jennings (4/25)

: The Man Born to Be King: The Feast of Tabernacles

Drama by Dorothy L Sayers

: The Harpoon

Spoof boys' magazine

: The Very World of Milton Jones

2001 comedy with Alexander Armstrong (1/6)

: Adolf Hitler - My Part in His Downfall

The wartime memoirs of Spike Milligan (4/8)


Author: Spike Milligan

: The Problem with Adam Bloom

2004 comedy with Rob Rouse and Stefano Paolini (1/6)

: Truly, Madly, Bletchley

1997 comedy (1/6)

: as 6pm

: as 6.30pm

: as 8pm

: as 8.30pm

: as 8.45pm

: as 9pm

: as 9.15pm

: as 10pm

: as 10.30pm

: as 11pm

: as 11.30pm

: as 11.45pm

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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