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: Big Toe Books Stories

, poems and songs

: Toytown as 30pm

: Radio Fun

the Story of Radio Comedy
Russell Davies looks at pre-war radio comedy (1/12)

: Burglar's Bargains Comedy drama by Wally

K Daly, starring Peter Jones and Donald Hewlett

: Comedy Catch-up

A chance to hear a pick of last week aired comedies, including at 2.30 The Big Fun Show, at

: Millport

, and at

: The Navy Lark

: Radio Fun

The Story of Radio Comedy
Russell Davies looks at pre-war radio comedy (1/12)

: The Palace of Laughter

Geoffrey Wheeler's tour of the nation's variety theatres continues with a visit to the Manchester Playhouse. Includes memories from Morecambe and Wise, and Ken Dodd (3/6)

: Space Hacks 2008 comedy by Stuart

Sumner and Ian Simons, starring Dan Mersh (3/4)

: Ghost Stories The Legend of Sleepy

Hollow Martin Jarvis reads Washington Irving's classic tale (1/3)

: Vanity Fair Concluding parts of Stephen

Wyatt's dramatisation of William Makepeace
Thackeray's novel. Narrated by Stephen Fry, with Emma Fielding - omnibus edition (16-20/20)

: Three Country Stories Time An old man

displays unexpectedly youthful vitality. David Neal reads HE Bates's tale (1/3)

: Toytown A Portrait of the Mayor

Larry the Lamb gets into trouble. Children's tale by SG Hulme Beaman, with Derek McCulloch

: The Now Show Comedy sketches with

Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis, Marcus Brigstocke, Mitch Benn, Jon Holmes and Laura Shavin

: Hut 33 It's 1941 and war is hell

, or at least very annoying if you are forced to share a wooden hut with three people you hate. So when the chance to escape Bletchley Park and go to sunny Baghdad comes along the codebreakers Charles and Archie jump at the chance. James Cary's sitcom starring Robert Bathurst (2/6)

: as 6.30pm

: 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.

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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