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: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: Francophile Namesakes

as 7pm

: Dr Flntay

The Further Adventures of aBlack Bag The Visitor AJ Cronin 's 1966 story


Unknown: Aj Cronin

: Purely Peel

as 8pm

: The Golden Age

James Fleet stars in a dramatisation of Kenneth
Grahame's 1895 collection of stories in which five orphaned children create a magical world for themselves but whose lives change when their toys are sent to impoverished children in London

: Crime Catch-up

Another chance to hear last week's aired crime dramas, featuring the concluding instalments of Dorothy L Sayers's 1938 murder mystery The Nine Tailors, with Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey (6-8/8), followed by the first two parts of Sayers' 1933 mystery Murder Must Advertise (1-2/6)

: Ed Doolan Interviews

as 11pm

: The Scarifyers

The Nazad Conspiracy
Supernatural horror tale by Simon Barnard , with Terry Molloy and Nicholas Courtney (2/3)


Unknown: Simon Barnard
Unknown: Terry Molloy
Unknown: Nicholas Courtney

: Fantastic Journeys If at First Peter F

Hamilton tale in which a policeman investigates a multi-millionaire's shenanigans, read by Sam Dale

: Francophile Namesakes

Dave Gorman sets out on a quest to find people who own websites that include Googlewhacks, the concept of two words that. put together on Google, produce just one result from the search engine


Unknown: Dave Gorman

: Dr Finlay

The Further Adventuresof a Black Bag The Visitor AJ Cronin 's comic 1966 story, with John Gordon Sinclair , Brian Pettifer and Katy Murphy


Unknown: Aj Cronin
Unknown: John Gordon Sinclair
Unknown: Brian Pettifer
Unknown: Katy Murphy

: Purely Peel Marking tomorrow's 70th

anniversary of revered broadcaster John Peel
(1939-2004), Steve Lamacq celebrates his life and the wide range of music artists he championed.
Known latterly as the presenter of Radio 4's Home Truths, he began in pirate radio and was the longest-serving of the original Radio 1 DJs, broadcasting from 1967 until his death 37 years later

: Ed Doolan Interviews

Meetings with famous comedians, continuing with Belfast-born Frank Carson, who discusses his life, career and favourite music (5/6)

: The Scarifyers

The Nazad Conspiracyas 6pm

: Fantastic Journeys as


: Treasure Island Peter Jeffrey and Hugh

Paddick star in an adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's adventure tale, first published in 1881/82 in serialised form

: as 11pm

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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