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: Dog Borstal

1/4. Remedial work for three hot-headed hounds and their beleaguered owners.

: Anthea Turner: Perfect Housewife

3/8; series two. The domestic guru has advice for a women who can't let go of her late mum's possessions.

: Little Britain

3/6: series two.
Dafydd auditions for the part of Hamlet. Geraldine James guests.


Unknown: Geraldine James

: The Catherine Tate Show

1/6; series two. Colourful characters include Bernie the nympho nurse.

: Little Miss Jocelyn

2/6. Sassy sketch show, featuring Ignatius from the Nigerian School of Motoring.

: F*** Off I'm Fat

Unhappy at how fat-obsessed we are, 21-stone comic Ricky Grover finds out what it's like to be overweight in Britain today, meeting those who struggle to fit into clothes, cars and even coffins.


Unknown: Ricky Grover

: Too Ugly for Love

Sufferers of body dismorphic disorder discuss the illness that leads them to believe they are grotesquely ugly.

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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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