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: Just a Minute

2003 stopwatch comedy

: The Harpoon

1994 spoof magazine (1/4)

: One Foot in the Grave

1995 comedy (1/4)

: At Home with the Hardys

1990 comedy (3/6)

: The Three Hostages

as 3pm

: Vanity Fair

as 9pm

: McLevy - Behind the Curtain

as 9.15pm

: Just a Minute

2003 stopwatch comedy

: Who Goes There?

Quiz show (1/6)

: Bolt

Dick Francis's 1986 thriller (1/5)

: A Short History of Ireland

The Split/Troubles North and South (115/120)

: Tete-a-Tete

Eleanor Bron reads from
Hazel Rowley 's 2005 biography of existential writers Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir (1/5)


Unknown: Eleanor Bron
Unknown: Hazel Rowley

: Sick Heart River

Paul Young reads from
John Buchan 's 1941 novel about a terminally ill man, set in the Canadian wilderness (1/10)


Unknown: Paul Young
Unknown: John Buchan

: Travels with a Donkey Alan Cumming

reads from Robert Louis Stevenson's 1879 tale (1/8)

: The Three Hostages

Bert Coules's dramatisation of John Buchan's 1924 spy thriller (1/2)

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: Voyage Stephen Baxter sci-fi thriller with a

historical twist on the US space programme 0/5)

: Brave New World Anton Lesser reads Aldous

Huxley's nightmare vision of a technology-dominated future world, written in 1931 and set in 2540 (1-2/10)

: Paul Temple and the Conrad Case

Crime thriller by Francis Durbridge (5/8)


Unknown: Francis Durbridge

: Bolt

Dick Francis 's 1986 thriller dramatised by John Ashe , starring Sian Phillips and Eric Allen (1/5)


Unknown: Dick Francis
Dramatised By: John Ashe
Unknown: Sian Phillips
Unknown: Eric Allen

: Vanity Fair Stephen Fry narrates William

Makepeace Thackeray's satire of passion and ambition, first published in 1847 and 1848 (11/20)

: McLevy: Behind the Curtain

Brian Cox, Siobhan Redmond, Patrick Malahide and Stella Gonet star in a 2003 detective drama set in 1860.

: On the Town with the League of

Gentlemen 1997 comedy (1/6)

: 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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