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: An Actor's Life for Me

1989 comedy (4/7)

: Doctor at Large

1969 comedy

: King Street Junior Revisited

Comedy (2/6)

: War and Peace

as 3pm

: Mr Reliable

as 9.15pm

: My Music

1990 light-hearted panel game

: The Sussex Vampire

as 8pm

: The Masquerader

Nicholas Boulton reads Katherine Cecil Thurston's political thriller (4/5)

: A Short History of Ireland: Fever/Emigration

By Jonathan Bardon (93/120)

: Paper Gardens

Leslie Forbes explores the links between artists and gardens (4/5)

: The Camomile Lawn

Sian Phillips reads from Mary Wesley's 1984 dramatic novel (4/10)

: Untold Stories

Alan Bennett reads an extract from his personal account of family life (4/5)


Unknown: Alan Bennett

: War and Peace: At the Gates of Moscow

Adaptation by Mike Walker and Marcy Kahan of the novel by Leo Tolstoy, starring Leo McKern (9/10)


Unknown: Mike Walker
Unknown: Marcy Kahan
Novel By: Leo Tolstoy
Unknown: Leo McKern

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: Doctor at Large

1969 comedy

: King Street Junior Revisited

Comedy (2/6)

: Journey into Space: The World in Peril

Third work in Charles Chilton's sci-fi trilogy (14/20)


Unknown: Charles Chilton

: The Children of Witchwood

Wally K Daly supernatural tale from 2005 (4/5)

: J Kingston Platt's Showbiz Handbook

1986 comedy, with Peter Jones


Unknown: Peter Jones

: My Music

1990 light-hearted panel game

: The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire

Arthur Conan Doyle's 1924 mystery starring Carleton Hobbs as Sherlock Holmes and Norman Shelley as Dr Watson, first aired in 1964


Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Unknown: Norman Shelley

: The Masquerader

Nicholas Boulton reads Katherine Cecil Thurston's political thriller (4/5)

: The Book of the City of Ladies

Kathryn Hunt and Helen Lederer star in Christine de Pizan 's medieval allegorical fantasy (4/5)


Unknown: Kathryn Hunt
Unknown: Helen Lederer
Unknown: Christine de Pizan

: Mr Reliable

Adaptation of Peter Tinniswood's 2001 play, with Peter Sallis

: An Actor's Life for Me

1989 comedy (4/7)

: All the World's a Globe

1998 spoof

: Creme de la Crime

2001 comedy (2/6)

: The Long Hot Satsuma

1989 comedy

: Masala FM

1996 comedy (2/6)

: Journey into Space

as 6pm

: as 6.30pm

: as 8pm

: as 8.30pm

: as 9pm

: as 9.15pm

: as 3pm

: as 2pm

: as 2.15pm

: as 2.30pm

: 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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