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: as 11am

: Ballylenon 1997 comedy


: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Mrs Shakespeare

as 9.15pm

: Alpha Mike Walker's Sony Radio Academy

Award-winning drama about an all-powerful computer

: Other People's Children Penelope Wilton

reads from Joanna Trollope's 1998 novel (2/10)

: The Benn Tapes Tony Benn's audio diary of political

events continuing with the security services (7/8)

: A Short History of Ireland The Adventure

of Captain Francisco de Cuellar/The Wild Irish Are Barbarous and Most Filthy (31/120)

: Paper Gardens Links between artists and

gardens, continuing with press photographer Don McCullin's Somerset garden's use as a refuge from the occasional horrors of his work (2/4)

: Planet B

Matthew Broughton sci-fi drama (2/10)


Unknown: Matthew Broughton

: Oneira Sci-fi about a museum guard who

sets out to discover the secrets of the universe (2/5)

: Death on the Nile Agatha Christie's 1937

Hercule Poirot murder mystery, dramatised by Michael Bakewell, starring Donald Sinden (1/5)

: Faceless Killers David Warner reads

Henning Mankell's crime thriller (7/10)

: Dick Barton - Special Agent

Crime drama by Edward J Mason and Geoffrey Webb (7/10)

: Abandoned Projects Playwright Alan Plater's

memories of projects that were never made (2/5)

: Mrs Shakespeare

Maggie Steed and Kenneth Cranham star in Robert Nye's drama about the Bard's marital troubles

: Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World

1993 comedy with Richard Herring (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 llpm

: 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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