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: as 11am

: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Ashenden

, Gentleman Spy as 8.30pm

: Masters's India

Nightrunners of Bengal
John Masters's 1951 tale set in 1857 India (3/4)

: The Burkiss Way

1977 comedy

: Fever Pitch Nick Hornby reads from his 1992

autobiographical novel (3/5)

: Bogarde on Film Actor Dirk Bogarde reads

from his memoirs (7/7)

: A Short History of Ireland Work

, Food and Leisure/The Popish Plot (52/120)

: The Science of DIY Len Fisher's scientific

approach to home improvement continues with how best to hammer a nail (3/5)

: After Henry 1986 comedy with Prunella

Scales, Joan Sanderson and Gerry Cowper (6/8)

: Ghost Zone Marty Ross sci-fi thriller about a

meteor's impact on a village, starring Simon Tait, Gayanne Potter and Joanna Tope (1/5)

: Methuselah's Children 1941 sci-fi thriller

about a group of families who can live for several hundred years, read by Paul Birchard (3/6)

: The Burkiss Way

1977 comedy sketches

: Outbreak of Fear RD Wingfield murder mystery

about a brutal death's impact on an unassuming coastal fishing village, starring Leslie Sands (3/5)

: Ashenden

, Gentleman Spy
Somerset Maugham spy thriller set during the First World War (3/5)

: Speaking for Themselves The personal

letters of Clementine and Winston Churchill (3/10)

: McLevy: For unto Us

David Ashton crime drama starring Brian Cox and Siobhan Redmond

: Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekend 2002

comedy with Simon Greenall and Kay Stonham (4/4)

: Old Harry's Game 1999 comedy

, with Andy Hamilton and Jimmy Mulville (1/6)

: Stand-Up on 7 A performance by surreal

comedian Milton Jones

: as 6.30pm

: as 8pm

: as 8.30pm

: as 9pm

: as 9.15pm

: as 10pm

: as 10.30pm

: as 11pm

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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.

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