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: Carols at Richmond

A recording of the annual festival arranged by Richmond Rotary Club

: News; weather

: Carols at Richmond


: Get Well Soon

Christmas greetings to and from patients in the London hospitals

: The Queen

speaks to the Commonwealth

: The Way It Used to Be

Tings really ain't wot they used to be in London

: Merry Christmas

A service for Christmas morning from All Saints' Church, Margaret Street, W.1, with an address by the Vicar, The Rev. Michael Marshall.


Speaker: Michael Marshall

: Home for Christmas

A special edition of Woman in Town


Produced By: Hilary Osborn

: Listen Children


Presenter: David Simmons
Presenter: Helen Dickinson

: Cigars à la Carter

DAVID CARTER with a nice relaxed mixture of music and chat to help you digest that Christmas meal


Unknown: David Carter

: What Christmas Means to Me

Famous people from the London entertainment world talk to TONY FRY - with music for good measure

: News Summary

: That Jones Girl

... goes to a party

: Impulse

The London arts scene this Christmas, with joy HATWOOD

: Born This Day

A look at some features of the Christmas Story, as they take place in London today Produced by ERIC BLENNERHASSETT


Produced By: Eric Blennerhassett

: News (R4)

: Tight Lines

KEITH GALLIER and the angling prospects


Unknown: Keith Gallier

: Tomorrow's Sport

Presented by MIKE FIELD


Presented By: Mike Field

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.

BBC Guidance

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