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: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: Q&A as 8pm

: Five Stories by James Ellis

as 9.15pm

: Bristow

as 9.30pm

: That Reminds Me

as 5pm

: The Radio Detectives

as 5.30pm

: Potting On

as 7pm

: Listen to Les

1985 comedy, as 7.30pm

: Operation Lightning Pegasus

1981 comedy drama about the siege of Troy by Alick Rowe, with Timothy West, Joy Harrison,
Shaun Probert, Neil Stacey and Geoffrey Bateman

: Comedy Catch-up A chance to hear a

pick of last week's aired comedies, including at
2.30 The Last Goon Show of All, at

: The

House of Milton Jones, at

: The Harpoon

, and at

: That Reminds Me 2000 series in which

performers reminisce about their life and career, continuing with jazz musician and broadcaster Humphrey Lyttelton (1921-2008) (3/6)

: The Radio Detectives Jeffrey Richards's

tributes to fictional sleuths continues with GK Chesterton's guileless Catholic parish priest from East Anglia, Father Brown (3/5)

: The Mldwich Cuckoos John Wyndham's

psychological sci-fi thriller starring Charles Kay (1/3)

: The Euphio Question Stuart Milligan

reads Kurt Vonnegut's 1991 sci-fi tale about the moral and ethical dilemmas faced by a group of scientists who set out to manufacture happiness

: Potting On Sitcom by Chris Thompson and

Peter Reynolds, starring Pam Ayres. Geoffrey
Whitehead Trevor Bannister and Karl Theobold (3/6)

: Q&A

Adaptation by Ayeesha Menon of Vikas Swarup 's 2005 novel, on which the film Slumdog Millionaire was based - omnibus edition (1-5/10)


Unknown: Ayeesha Menon
Unknown: Vikas Swarup

: Five Stories by James Ellis The Devil

French tale in which a canny old woman outwits a miserly man, adapted to an Irish setting by James Ellis, who reads the story

: Bristow 1999 comedy based on Frank

Dickens's cartoon-strip, with Michael Williams (2/6)

: The News Quiz 29 May edition of the BBC

Radio 4 comedy quiz hosted by comic Sandi Toksvig

: Chain Reaction Last week's interviewee

becomes the interviewer, and today Johnny Vegas reveals all to Matt Lucas (3/6)

: as 6.30

: as 1pm

: as 2.30pm

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.

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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.

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