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: Big Toe Books

Stories, Poems and songs

: Scotland's Black History

as 7 p,

: Daphne du Maurier - Frenchman's

Creek as 7.30pm

: The Comedy controller

as 8pm

: Love in Cold Climate

Adaptation of Nancy Milford's comic novel set in the late 1930s, following the fortunes of three upper-class girls.

: Crime Catch-up

Another chance to near Ian McMillan 's comic detective drama series The
Blackburn Files, by Dave Sheasby and Martyn Wiley , starring Fine Time Fontayne (1-5/5)


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Dave Sheasby
Unknown: Martyn Wiley

: Chain Gang

Interactive drama, as 11.55pm

: Undone

Sci-fi comedy by Ben Moor (4/5)


Comedy By: Ben Moor

: Brian Aidiss presents Anomalies

Sci-fi tale by Geoffrey Benford , read by Peter Marinker


Unknown: Geoffrey Benford
Read By: Peter Marinker

: Money Monster Chilling tale by Maryann

Develly, starring Stuart McLOughlin, Helen
Longworth, Nicholas Boulton and Ndidi Del Fatti

: Scotland's Black History

Billy Kay explores Scotland's contacts with Africa and people of African origin from Roman times through to the slave trade, colonial plantations and religious missions (1/6)

: Daphne du Maurier - Frenchman's

Creek Michelene Wandor 's adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's 1942 romantic adventure set in 17th-century Cornwall, starring Lorna Heilbron ,
Michael Cochrane , Christopher Godwin , Elizabeth Mansfield and Susan Sheridan (4/6)


Unknown: Michelene Wandor
Unknown: Lorna Heilbron
Unknown: Michael Cochrane
Unknown: Christopher Godwin
Unknown: Elizabeth Mansfield
Unknown: Susan Sheridan

: The Comedy Controller

Rainer Hersch with his pick of music-based comedy shows, featuring All Classical Music Explained (1998); My Music (1981);
The Mark Steel Lectures (2002); Twentieth Century Retrospective (1998); The Miles and Millner Show (1992); and The Cambridge Buskers (1985)


Unknown: Rainer Hersch

: Garrison Keillor's Radio Show US radio

show broadcast in October 2008 in America - where it is titled A Prairie Home Companion - featuring satire, music and news, recorded at
Abilene Christian University in Texas, with music by fiddler Elana James, steel guitar player Cindy Cashdollar and gospel singer Jearlyn Steele

: Chain Gang Interactive drama written by

Doctor Who scriptwriter Robert Shearman from storylines emailed in by BBC Radio7 listeners, who can join the Chain Gang via bbc.co.uk/radio7 (2/13)

: as 6pm

: as 6.30pm

: as 6.45

: as 1pm

: PD James's The

SkuN beneath the Skin Greta Scacchi and John Moffatt star in an adaptation of the 1982 thriller set in a reconstructed Victorian castle (2/2)

: as 5pm

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.

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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.

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