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: Round the Horne

1967 camp comedy

: Country Matters

Rural comedy (1/6)

: Beachcomber - By the Way

Comedy (5/6)

: Big Jim and the Figaro Club

as 5.30pm

: Huntingtower

as 3pm

: Vanity Fair

as 9pm

: Stolen

as 9.15pm

: Does the Team Think?

as 7.30pm

: Devil in a Blue Dress

Actor Paul Winfield reads Walter Mosley's 1990 thriller (9-10/10)

: A Short History of Ireland Stretch Out

the Hand of Forbearance/The Treaty (114/120)

: Will In the World

Toby Stephens reads from Stephen Greenblatt's work recreating the significant incidents in William Shakespeare's life (5/5)

: Sweet Dreams

Michael Frayn satire (7/7)

: Short Stories by Oscar Wilde: The Happy Prince

John Moffat reads an 1888 tale in which a swallow teams up with a statue of a prince to help the poor people in their city.

: Huntingtower: 3/3

Roy Hanlon stars in a dramatisation of John Buchan's 1922 novel

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: Beachcomber - By the Way

Comedy (5/6)

: Big Jim and the Figaro Club

1987 comedy by Ted Walker (5/6)

: The Darker Side of the Border

The Brownie of the Black Haggs Marty Ross's dramatisation of James Hogg's eerie tale about a woman's desire for a mysterious servant

: Mind's Eye Lodgers

Supernatural tale (5/5)

: Round the Horne

1967 camp comedy

: Does the Team Think?

2007 comedy debate chaired by Vic Reeves

: Devil In a Blue Dress

Thriller (9-10/10)

: Vanity Fair

19th-century social satire (10/20)

: Stolen

Siobhan Redmond and Alex Jennings star in a Ray Jenkins drama about a German archaeologist who plans to steal Buddhist treasures from ancient towns on the Silk Road, based on the diaries of Lady McCartney, the wife of the British Consul in Kashgar, Chinese Turkestan

: Country Matters

Rural comedy (1/6)

: Seymour the Fractal Cat

1996 comedy

: Saturday Night Fry

1988 comedy

: 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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