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: The Leopard In Autumn

as 10pm

: Second Thoughts

Sitcom (1/8)

: It Sticks Out Half a Mile

1984 comedy (12/13)

: The Summer of a Dormouse

as 3pm

: Daunt and Dervish

as 9.15pm

: Rumpole of the Bailey

as 8pm

: Magnolia Blossom

as 8.30pm

: A Short History of Ireland The Peasantry/

Superfine Cloth of Home-Manufacture (66/120)

: The Dinosaur Hunters An adaptation of

Deborah Cadbury's 2000 book (2/5)

: Where There's a Will Continuing BBC

Radio 7's celebration of the life of the late John
Mortimer (1923-2009), the author reads from his book of lessons on living and growing old (2/5)

: A Night to Remember

Martin Jarvis reads from Walter Lord's 1955 book documenting first-hand accounts of the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 (2/10)

: The Summer of a Dormouse John

Mortimer's 2000 autobiographical comedy, with Paul Scofield , Alex Jennings and Gemma Jones


Unknown: Paul Scofield
Unknown: Alex Jennings
Unknown: Gemma Jones

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: Second Thoughts

Sitcom (1/8)

: Journey Into Space The Red Planet

Second work in Charles Chilton's sci-fi trilogy (7/20)

: The House on the Strand Julian Wadham

reads Daphne du Maurier's 1969 tale about a man transported into the past by a new drug (1/12)

: Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the

Show Folk Maurice Denham stars in the legal drama by John Mortimer, who died in January

: Magnolia Blossom Emilia Fox

, Julian Rhind-
Tutt and Alex Jennings star in Agatha Christie's 1926 tale about a married woman who elopes to Paris

: Ladies of Letters Go Global 2006 satire

with Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales (2/5)

: Daunt and Dervish Que reste-t-il de nos

amours? Crime drama set in postwar London

: The Leopard In Autumn David Swift and

Sian Phillips in a comedy set in Renaissance Italy (1/6)

: Wild Things 2003 comedy


: At Home with the Snails

2001 comedy (3/4)

: as 6pm

: as 6.30pm

: as 1pm

: as 1.30pm

: as 11am

: as 11.15am

: as 3pm

: as 2pm

: as 2pm

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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