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: Bleak House

14/15. Bucket concludes his investigations and Smallweed has bad news for Lady Dedlock. The final episode can be seen on Thursday at 7.30pm.

: Arena: Radio Ha! - it's Timefor Just a Minute

A behind-the-scenes glimpse at the Radio 4 panel game.

: Arena: Radio Ha! - Meet theDead Ringers

A look at the popular Radio 4 satirical comedy series.

: Gagging for It: TV's Hunger forRadio Comedy

New. A pocket history, from Hancock's Half Hour to Little Britain, of comedy hits that transferred successfully from radio to TV, plus a look at some of those that failed. See panel. <S) The Alison Graham column: page 73


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Absolute Power

The spin doctors represent a history TV presenter. Political comedy starring
Stephen Fry and John Bird.


Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: John Bird.

: Little Britain

The first-ever episode.

: Dead Ringers

: Gagging for It

TV's Hunger for Radio Comedy

: Gagging for It

Hunger for Radio Comedy

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.

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