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: as 11am

: Winston in Love

Comedy (4/6)

: Ballylenon 1996 comedy


: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: High Table

, Lower Orders as 8pm

: Roque Male

as 8.30pm

: The Old Curiosity Shop

as 9pm

: Beast

as 9.15pm

: Daniel Deronda

Dramatisation by Robert Forrest of George Eliot 's 1876 novel, starring Anna Chancellor and Michael Perceval-Maxwell (1/3)


Unknown: Robert Forrest
Unknown: George Eliot
Unknown: Anna Chancellor
Unknown: Michael Perceval-Maxwell

: A Passage to India

Samuel West reads from
EM Forster's acclaimed 1924 novel (12/15)


Unknown: Samuel West

: Facts and Fancies Armando lannucci reads

from his collection of humorous essays (2/5)

: A Short History of Ireland

Patrick the Briton/
The Early Irish Church By Jonathan Bardon (6/120)


Unknown: Jonathan Bardon

: Strange Weather Days

Extreme-weather nostalgia, continuing with the 1990 heatwave (2/5)

: CBeebies on BBC Radio 7

Songs and stories

: it Sticks Out Half a Mile

1981 pilot episode of the Dad's Army spin-off

: Guards! Guards! Martin Jarvis narrates

' Michael Butt's dramatisation of Terry Pratchett's comic fantasy, with John Wood (4/6)

: The Coma Tom Goodman-Hill reads from

Alex Garland's 2004 mystery (2/5)

: High Table

, Lower Orders 2005 Mark
Tavener comedy-drama murder thriller (2/6)

: Roque Male Michael Jayston reads

Geoffrey Household's 1939 spy thriller about the plan to assassinate a European dictator (12/15)

: The Old Curiosity Shop Adaptation of the

Charles Dickens novel first published in 1840 and 1841, starring Alex Jennings (22/25)

: Beast

Nick Warburton's sombre drama about a creature pulled from the sea, with James Fleet, Eve Best and Struan Rodger.


Writer: Nick Warburton
[Actor]: James Fleet
[Actor]: Eve Best
[Actor]: Struan Rodger

: John Shuttleworth's Open Mind

2006 comedy with Graham Fellows (5/5)

: Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World

1992 comedy with Richard Herring (3/6)

: as 6.30

: 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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