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: as 5pm

: The Ken Dodd Show 1963 comedy

700 Big Toe Books Stories, poems and songs

: Falco as 8pm

: Rogue Herries

Dramatisation of the first of Hugh Walpole's Lake District family sagas (4/4)

: Other People's Children

Penelope Wilton reads from Joanna Trollope 's 1998 novel (1/10)


Unknown: Penelope Wilton
Unknown: Joanna Trollope

: The Benn Tapes Former Labour MP Tony

Benn's audio diary of the 1984 miners' strike (6/8)

: A Short History of Ireland The Wreck of the

Armada/The Last Voyage of the Girona (30/120)

: Paper Gardens Leslie Forbes explores the

links between artists and gardens, starting with the Bloomsbury set's EastSussex retreat Charleston (1/4)

: Ballylenon 1997 comedy


: Planet B

Matthew Broughton sci-fi drama, with Gunnar Cauthery , Donnla Hughes , Chris Pavlo , Lizzy Watts , Adjoa Andoh and Malcolm Tierney (1/10)


Unknown: Matthew Broughton
Unknown: Gunnar Cauthery
Unknown: Donnla Hughes
Unknown: Chris Pavlo
Unknown: Lizzy Watts
Unknown: Adjoa Andoh
Unknown: Malcolm Tierney

: Oneira Robert Easby sci-fi about a museum

guard in search of the secrets of the universe, starring Lyndsey Marshall and Joseph Kloska (1/5)

: Falco The Silver Pigs

1989 detective novel by Lindsey Davis, adapted by Mary Cutler, starring Anton Lesser (4/4)

: Faceless Killers David Warner reads Swedish

crime writer Henning Mankell's 1991 thriller (6/10)

: Dick Barton - Special Agent

Crime drama by Edward J Mason and Geoffrey Webb (6/10)

: Abandoned Projects Playwright Alan Plater's

memories of projects that were never made (1/5)

: Rumours of Guns Andrew Greig and

Kathleen Jamie drama about the emotional cost of war, set in the 1940s and starring Stella Forge

: Dead Ringers 2000 comedy


: Nebulous

2006 sci-fi comedy (3/6)

: Atomic Tales!

Sci-fi story (2/6)

: 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

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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