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: Garrison Keillor's Radio Show

US radio show with satire, sketches and music

: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: The Old Curiosity Shop Adaptation of the novel

by Charles Dickens - omnibus edition (21-25/25)

: Alan Plater Short Stories A Brief Encounter

with Richard Wagner Barbara Flynn reads the tale of a teacher whose task is to stage Wagner's Ring cycle in a school ranked academically at the bottom

: The Friend in the Corner

Six years in the history of radio, continuing with 1962, when the mass production of transistor radios helped transmit the likes of Two-Way Family
Favourites and Housewives' Choice to homes around the country (5/6)

: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

1975 comedy starring James Bolam (11/13)

: Laughter in the Air

1979 radio nostalgia series, continuing with Bernard Cribbins's celebration of Goons stars Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers and Michael Bentine (7/11)

: The Man in Black Bomber's Moon

Chilling tale starring Mark Gatiss

: Fantastic Journeys The Door in the Wall

Kelvin Segger's dramatisation of HG Wells's 1911 tale

: Yes Minister

1983 political comedy with Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds (1/8)

: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

1975 comedy starring James Bolam (11/13)

: Arms and the Man Andrew Sachs stars

in an adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's 1894 story of love, war, honesty, deception and honour, set in 1885 Bulgaria

: Mr Flnchley Goes to Paris 1994 Victor

Canning drama starring Richard Griffiths (6/6)

: Chain Reaction Tag talk show

, with last week's interviewee, Mark Thomas, interviewing his comedy hero Alexei Sayle, who talks about his communist childhood, stand-up comedy and his self-sabotaging career moves (3/6)

: Colin and Fergus's Digl Radio

2005 comedy sketches with Colin Hoult

: Trevor's World of Sport 2004 comedy with

Neil Pearson and Paul Reynolds (5/6)

: Fantastic

Journeys as 6.30pm

: as 8am

: as 9.15am

: as 9.30am

: 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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