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: I Was a Rat

Concluding the three-part fairy-tale drama. While hiding out in the sewer,
Roger is puzzled by memories of Mary-Jane.

: Jackanory: Alice through the Looking Glass

Aian Bennett continues to read from Alice through the Looking Glass.


Storyteller: Alan Bennett

: Bookmark

A study of the life of children's author Enid Blyton that combines drama, animation and documentary.


Subject: Enid Blyton

: Jackanory: Alice through the Looking Glass

Alice resumes her adventures through the looking glass. With Alan Bennett.


Storyteller: Alan Bennett

: Omnibus: Curiouser and Curiouser: Lewis Carroll 1832-1898

A profile of the mathematician and author, famed for his bizarre and imaginative stories.


Subject: Lewis Carroll

: Jackanory: Alice through the Looking Glass

The final part of Lewis Carroll's Alice through the Looking Glass.


Author: Lewis Carroll

: Omnibus: J.R.R. Tolkien - Master of Middle-Earth

Kirsty Wark introduces a profile of J.R.R. Tolkien, one of the 20th century's most popular writers.


Presenter: Kirsty Wark
Subject: J.R.R. Tolkien

: A Place to Think

A guide to BBC4, the new cultural channel, which is due to be launched on 2nd March at 7pm.

: An Awfully Big Adventure

Interviews with enthusiasts and clips from screen dramatisations of Edith Nesbit's work build up a portrait of her life.
11.45: The life of Kenneth Grahame, best-known for writing the idyllic 1908 classic The Wind in the Willows.
12.35 am: Friends, relatives and admirers contribute to a profile of Arthur Ransome, author of Swallows and Amazons.


Subject: Edith Nesbit
Subject: Kenneth Grahame
Subject: Arthur Ransome

: I Was a Rat

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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.

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