• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

  • Show Years

    Hide Years

  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation


: Europe: a Natural History

3/4. The impact of human activity on the continent's ecology and landscape over the past 10,000 years.

: Meetings with Remarkable Trees

A weeping willow situated near author Kenneth Grahame 's boathouse.


Unknown: Kenneth Grahame

: How the Edwardians Spoke

Joan Washington uncovers German recordings of prisoners from the First World War that reveal how British people spoke at the time.


Unknown: Joan Washington

: Ripping Yams

6/6. An adventurer sets out to return sacred relic the Claw of the Holy Vulture to Burma to stop it visiting a curse on his family.

: How to Be Edwardian

New. Classical actor Nicholas Craig explores how best to portray the rigours of Edwardian behaviour.

Nicholas Craig, Nigel Planer's spoof luvvie, revives his occasional series of acting masterclasses. Planer skips gaily between affection and cruelty in his mockery of period drama, as Craig - star of Kidneys on the Sideboard - covers such tenets of Edwardian acting as smoking, discombobulation and playing David Lloyd George.

The clips are weepingly funny, but bigger laughs come from Craig's indiscreet links, with their poorly concealed avarice and one-upmanship. This is one of the funniest comedies on the box: silly but clever, breezy but assiduously crafted. (Jack Seale)


Performer: Nigel Planer

: The Shooting Party

Intelligent dramatisation of Isabel Colegate 's period novel, starring
James Mason , Edward Fox and John Gielgud. Review page 46.


Unknown: Isabel Colegate
Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Edward Fox
Unknown: John Gielgud.

: as 9.30pm

: as 7pm

: as 8pm

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.

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel