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: as 5pm

: Yes Minister

1983 political comedy U/U)

: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

1975 comedy starring James Bolam (13/13)

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: The Goon Show

1958 all-star comedy

: Dead Ringers

2000 comedy impressions

: At Bertram's Hotel

as 8pm

: Above Suspicion

as 8.30pm

: Middlemarch

as 9pm

: Barbara Allen

as 9.15pm

: Sense and Sensibility

Dramatisation of Jane Austen 's celebrated 1811 novel (1/4)


Unknown: Jane Austen

: The Goon Show

1958 all-star comedy

: Breakfast at Tiffany's

Henry Goodman reads from Truman Capote's 1958 novella (1/10)


Unknown: Henry Goodman

: Auto-Da-Fay

Novelist and playwright Fay
Weldon reads from her 2002 autobiography (1/5)

: A Short History of Ireland

More Irish than the Irish Themselves/The Statute of Kilkenny (20/120)

: The Take Away

Simon Parkes investigates the role of takeaway meals, beginning with a chip shop in Skipton (1/5)


Unknown: Simon Parkes

: CBeebies on BBC Radio

7 Songs and stories

: Ballylenon 1997 comedy


: Catch My Breath

Claire Knight and Suzanne Donaldson star in Marty Ross 's horror tale in which two women take refuge in a Scottish country mansion where a demon lurks (1/5)


Unknown: Claire Knight
Unknown: Suzanne Donaldson
Unknown: Marty Ross

: Shambleau

CL Moore sci-fi thriller adapted by Sarah Montague and Bert Ross (1/3)

: At Bertram's Hotel 1965 Agatha Christie

mystery featuring Miss Marple holidaying in a London hotel, starring June Whitfield (1/5)

: Above Suspicion Emma Currie reads Helen

Macinnes's thriller set on the brink of the Second World War, when a naive young British couple are swept into the unfamiliar world of espionage (1/5)

: Middlemarch Dramatisation by Judith

Adams of George Eliot's 1871/2 novel set in 1830s England, starring Caroline Martin (11/20)

: Barbara Allen David Pownall's Civil War-set

drama of unrequited love, starring Keith Barron

: Nebulous

2006 sci-fi comedy (1/6)

: The Museum of Everything


: 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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