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: Garrison Keillor's Radio Show

US radio snow titled A Prairie Home Companion in the States, with music by The Daily Vincent Band and Jean Redpath

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: Middlemarch

Dramatisation by Judith
Adams of George Eliot's 1871/2 novel set in 1830s England, starring Caroline Martin, Robert Glenister and Roger Allam - omnibus edition (6-10/20)

: Fay Weldon Stories

Climbing the Pine
Short tale about a boy who develops an ankle problem just before he is due to go to college, read by Louise Jameson

: Jazz to the Rescue

John Fordham recalls a historic night in March 1953 when Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Lester Young and other stars gave a charity concert at Ronnie Scott's

: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

1975 comedy starring James Bolam (13/13)

: Laughter In the Air 1979 radio nostalgia

series, continuing with Barry Took's look at the comic legacy of the Cambridge Footlights Revue (9/11)

: Dalek, I Love You Too

David Raynor, Fiona Clarke and Charlie Hardwick star in Colin Sharpe's sequel to "Dalek, I Love You".

: Fantastic Journeys The Faery Handbag

Kelly Link tale about a woman distraught at having lost both her boyfriend and her grandmother to a magical handbag, read by Maggie Blake

: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

1975 comedy starring James Bolam (13/13)

: The Devil's Disciple

Tony Church, James Laurenson, Lucy Fleming and Constance Chapman star in an adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's 1897 melodrama set in America during the War of Independence, in which the conflict extends beyond the battlefield.

: Mr Flnchley Takes the Road Victor

Canning's 1993 comedy set in 1932 (2/6)

: The News Quiz 6 February edition of the BBC

Radio 4 topical comedy quiz, hosted by Sandi Toksvig

: Chain Reaction

Series two of the tag talk show, with last week's interviewee, Lenny Henry, interviewing adored comedian Bill Bailey (5/6)

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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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