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: The Lite and Adventures ofNicholas Nickleby

5/9. Trevor Nunn 's production of the classic Dickens tale about a young man forced to support his family following the death of his father.


Unknown: Trevor Nunn

: Two Fat Ladies Christmas

A feast for the boys of Winchester
Cathedral choir.

: Nigella's Christmas Kitchen

Nigella Lawson demonstrates how to cook a spiced roast turkey.


Unknown: Nigella Lawson

: Stuffed: the Great BritishChristmas Dinner

New. Time Shift documentary asking why the festive meal remains the last great traditional feast of the nation. See panel.

: Fear of Fanny

This comedy drama - with Julia Davis as Fanny and Mark Gatiss as put-upon husband Johnnie - reveals a softer side to the mother of all
TV chefs. See panel.


Unknown: Julia Davis
Unknown: Mark Gatiss

: Trade Secrets

Hints from experts on how to prepare the perfect festive meal.

: A Tudor Feast at Christmas

Recreation of a historical meal.

: As 1.30am

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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