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: World News Today


: Play It Again

Celebration of the TV format's origins during the post-war period.

: Up Pompeii

Lurcio visits the murky shores of ancient Britain.

: The Book Quiz

New. 2/7. Daisy Goodwin and David Aaronovitch compete against
AL Kennedy and Simon Hoggart in the literary challenge.


Unknown: Daisy Goodwin
Unknown: David Aaronovitch
Unknown: Al Kennedy
Unknown: Simon Hoggart

: Marty Feldman - Six Degrees of Separation

New. The Curse of the Comedy strand continues with a tribute to the talented comedian. John Cleese , Michael Palin and David Frost are among those who contribute. See page 84. The Alison Graham column: page 63


Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: David Frost
Unknown: Alison Graham

: It's Marty Feldman

The best of The Marty Feldman Show, which singled the eponymous funnyman out as one of the stars of the 1960s comedy scene.

: Round the Horne Revisited

Brian Cooke's stage version of the hit radio comedy series, blending original scripts with new material.


Writer: Brian Cooke

: As 9pm.

: As 8.30pm

: As 9pm

: As 8.30pm

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
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