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: Ballylenon 1999 comedy


: A Short History of Ireland The Catholic

Association/The Invasion of Ulster (85/120)

: Cutting a Dash 2002 series in which Lynne

Truss explores the changing nature of punctuation, beginning with the beleaguered apostrophe (1/5)

: Telling Tales Alan Bennett reads from his

own wry recollections of his childhood in Leeds (6/10)

: The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame's

1908 rural fantasy, read by Alan Bennett (6/10)

: War and Peace Adaptation by Mike Walker

and Marcy Kahan of the 1869 novel by Leo Tolstoy, starring Leo McKern, Emily Mortimer, Simon Russell Beale, Jonathan Firth and Nicola Pagett (1/10)

: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Ballylenon 1999 comedy


: Journey into Space The World In Peril Third

work in Charles Chilton's sci-fi trilogy, with Andrew Faulds and Alfie Bass, first aired in 1955 (6/20)

: Summertime on Icarus 1960 Arthur C

Clarke sci-fi short story read by Tim Pigott-Smith

: The Radio Detectives: The Voice of Sherlock Holmes

Jeffrey Richards explores various radio incarnations of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson.

: The Daughter of Time Paul Young reads

from Josephine Tey's 1951 detective mystery (11/14)

: The Real Dennis Truelove Fine Time

Fontayne stars in Dave Sheasby's 1998 drama about a quiet man who escapes the drudgery of his job for an adventure. With Denys Hawthorne (1/5)

: A Confidential Agent Fire Nick McCarty

crime drama starring Rosemary Martin

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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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