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: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: South Riding Adaptation of Winifred Holtby's

1936 novel set in a fictional Yorkshire town, starring
Sarah Lancashire - omnibus edition (6-10/15)

: Resurrection Elizabeth Buchan short story

about a gardener grieving for his wife, read by Christopher Scott

: John Meade Falkner's Bag of Paradoxes

Children's author David Almond profiles the remarkable life of John Meade Falkner 08581932), who wrote the adventure novel Moonfleet, which follows at 10am and is repeated at 8pm

: Moonfleet

as 8pm

: Radio Roots

as 5pm

: Stand-Ups and Strumpets

as 5.30pm

: Radio Roots

Russell Davies on the pre-fame careers of comics, continuing with actor Deryck Guyler (It's That Man Again to Shakespeare) (3/4)

: Stand-Ups and Strumpets Continuing Alison

Oddev's interviews with comedians, Maureen Lipman reveals what makes her tick as a performer (3/6)

: Routemasters 1994 Andrew McGibbon

comedy drama starring Amanda Donohoe (1/4)

: The Drowned World Robert Glenister reads

JG Ballard's 1962 sci-fi tale set in a London transformed by global warming (4/4)

: Moonfleet John Meade Falkner's 1898

adventure tale of the dangerous search for a diamond, starring Richard Pearce

: Little Blighty on the Down 1998 satirical

comedy about country folk, starring Jo Kendall, Andrew Sachs and John Bluthal (1/3)

: The No 1 Ladies' Favourite Radio Show

Alexander McCall Smith drama set in a radio station in Gaborone, Botswana, with Solomon B
Monyame, Kopano Buduwe and Mildred Buduwe (2/6)

: Navy Lark Special

Leslie Phillips celebrates the 1959-77 seafaring comedy ahead of its three-hour special next Saturday

: Colin and Fergus's Digi Radio

Comedy sketches with Colin Hoult and Fergus Craig


Unknown: Colin Hoult
Unknown: Fergus Craig

: as 6.30pm

: as 8am

: as 9.15am

: as 9.30am

: as 10pm

: as 10.20pm

: 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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