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: Round the Home

1967 camp comedy

: Married A comedy


: Tony's 1979 comedy


: Mlllport 2001 comedy


: A Pair of Blue Eyes

as 3pm

: Valley of the Dolls

as 9pm

: Time Added On for Injuries

as 9.15pm

: Round the Horne

1967 camp comedy

: Mind Your Own Business

as 7.30pm

: Robert Harris's Fatherland

as 8.30pm

: This Sceptred Isle

the 20th Century
1956: the Suez Crisis Anna Massey reads from Christopher Lee 's history of Britain (49/90)


Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Christopher Lee

: Even as We Speak

Clive James reads from his essays, concluding with thoughts on the European Union and gyms (5/5)


Unknown: Clive James

: The Woodlanders Juliet Stevenson reads

from Thomas Hardy's tragic 1887 tale (5/10)

: How to Beat Sir Humphrey

Antony Jay 's guide to beating bureaucracy and officialdom (2/3)


Unknown: Antony Jay

: A Pair of Blue Eyes Janet Maw and

Michael Maloney star in a dramatisation of Thomas Hardy's 1873 Cornwall-set novel (3/3)

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: Tony's 1979 comedy


: Mlllport 2001 comedy


: The Laxian Key

Sci-fi drama (4/4)

: Jokester

Henry Goodman reads Isaac Asimov's 1956 sci-fi tale investigating where humans get their sense of humour


Author: Isaac Asimov
Reader: Henry Goodman

: Lord Peter Wimsey

Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club
Adaptation of Dorothy L Sayers's 1928 murder mystery, starring Ian Carmichael (6/6)


Unknown: Ian Carmichael

: Robert Harris's Fatherland

John Dryden's dramatisation of the 1992 thriller set in a world in which the Nazis have won the Second World War (5/5)

: Valley of the Dolls Adaptation of the 1966

expose of the sordid side of Hollywood (15/15)

: Time Added On for Injuries Alan Plater

drama starring James Bolam and Alan David

: Married A comedy


: Naked Radio

2000 comedy with Gregor Fisher

: 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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