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: Round the Home

1966 camp comedy

: The Alan Davies Show

1988 comedy (1/6)

: Beachcomber - By the Way

Comedy (5/6)

: Bartleby the Scrivener

as 3pm

: The Color Purple

as 9pm

: A Confidential Agent: Sharks Have Pearly White Teeth

Nick McCarty crime drama

: Round the Horne

1966 camp comedy

: The Michael Bentine Show

as 7.30pm

: The Daughter of Time

as 8.30pm

: A Short History of Ireland Ribbonmen

Orangemen and Rockites/EmancipatlonRefused By Jonathan Bardon (84/120)

: Blind Man's Beauty

Peter White talks to the blind about beauty. Today rain and birdsong (5/5)

: The Wind in the Willows


: Bartleby the Scrivener

Ian Holm, Adrian Scarborough, David Collings and Jonathan Keeble star in Martyn Wade's dramatisation of Herman Melville's tale about a humble but eccentric law firm copyist who refuses to undertake certain jobs

: Beachcomber - By the Way

Comedy (5/6)

: Desmond Olivier Dingle's Compleat Life and Works of William Shakespeare

1995 spoof with Patrick Barlow (5/6)


Unknown: Patrick Barlow

: Journey into Space

The World in Peril
Third work in Charles Chilton 's sci-fi trilogy (5/20)


Unknown: Charles Chilton

: The Handmaid's Tale

Buffy Davis reads from Margaret Atwood's 1985 novel (9-10/10)

: The Michael Bentine Show

1984 comedy

: The Daughter of Time

Mystery (10/14)

: The Color Purple

Alice Walker's 1982 novel, starring Nadine Marshall (10/10)

: A Confidential Agent Sharks Have

Pearly White Teeth Nick McCarty crime drama

: Mark Watson Makes the World

Substantially Better 2007 comedy

: Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show!

2007 comedy, with Steve Delaney (4/6)


Unknown: Steve Delaney

: Dave Podmore's World of Cricket

2002 comedy with Chris Douglas (2/4)


Unknown: Chris Douglas

: as 6.30pm

: as 8pm

: as 8.30pm

: as 9pm

: as 9.15pm

: as 3pm

: as 2pm

: as 2.15pm

: as 2.30pm

4.45 as 2.45pm

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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