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: The Goon Show

1954 comedy sketches

: The Newly Discovered CasebooK of

Sherlock Holmes as 10pm (3/6)

: The Attractive Young Rabbi

Comedy (3/6)

: Mark Twain stories

as 9pm

: McLevy

as 9.15pm

: We've Been Here Before

as 7.30pm

: Boxer and Doberman

as 8pm

: The Lost Stradivarius

as 8.30pm

: This Sceptred Isle

the 20th Century
1990: the Poll Tax, the ERM and Exit
Margaret Thatcher read by Anna Massey (83/90)


Reader: Anna Massey

: Route 66 Paddy Maguire continues his UK

Route 66 bus-route travels with a Glasgow trip (4/5)

: The Secret River Kate Grenville's 2005

novel about the life-changing experiences of a London boatman forcibly sent to Australia in 1806 (9/10)

: Beatrix Potter

a Life InNature Linda
Lear's 2006 biography of author Beatrix Potter (4/5)


Unknown: Beatrix Potter

: Posters of the Moulin Rouge La Goulue

Drama starring Frances Barber

: Big Toe Books

Stories, poems and songs

: The Attractive Young Rabbi

Comedy (3/6)

: The Female Ghost Man Sized in Marble

Chilling E Nesbit tale in which two newlyweds laugh at their housekeeper's dread of All Saints' Eve

: Methuselah's Children Robert A Heinlein's

1941 sci-fi thriller, read by Paul Birchard (4/6)

: We've Been Here Before

A humorous look at past events from a modern perspective (3/5)

: Boxer and Doberman Police comedy drama

starring Finlay Welsh and Anita Vettesse (4/4)

: Mark Twain Stories The Facts in the Great

Beef Contract Kelsey Grammer reads an 1870 tale

: McLevy: The Reckoning

David Ashton's Victorian-era detective story starring Brian Cox

: Rigor Mortis 2004 comedy


: The House of the Spirit Levels

Comedy (2/6)

: 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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