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A weekly magazine
Arranged and introduced by Bill Hartley
The Black Cloud: Ross Giles discusses the nuisance of some diesel exhausts
How good is a pre-war carT: a discussion between Michael Pollard (a pre-war car owner) and Geoffrey Hancock
The First Show Ever: St.
John Nixon reminisces about the 1895 event
The week's motoring news and other items of topical interest


Introduced By: Bill Hartley
Unknown: Ross Giles
Unknown: Michael Pollard
Unknown: Geoffrey Hancock
Unknown: John Nixon


A gardening weekly
Introduced by Roy Hay
Gardens in Small Containers
Anne Ashberry talks about the designing and planting of trough gardens with alpines, miniature roses, and slow-growing conifers Eric Hobbis deals with the growing of fruit trees in tubs


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Talks: Anne Ashberry
Unknown: Eric Hobbis

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Today's overseas commodity and financial news, and the London Stock Market closing report

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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.

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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