• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

  • Show Years

    Hide Years

  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation



Introduced by Roy Hay
Roses for 1961: Arthur Billitt , head of Lenton Experimental Station, deals with the selection of varieties and the preparation for autumn planting
Unusual Hedges: Jack Matthews gives some new ideas on hedge plants and suggests the use of some fairly common ones that are not widely used
Weeds and their Control: Eric Her -win. County Horticultural Officer for Kent. discusses the chemical control of weeds in the vegetable garden
Produced by John Greenslade


Introduced By: Roy Hay
Unknown: Arthur Billitt
Unknown: Jack Matthews
Unknown: Eric Her
Produced By: John Greenslade

: Motoring and the Motorist

Arranged and introduced by Bill Hartley.
Oils: by Gerry Lush.
Routes in the North-West: A discussion between W.J.H. Palfrey, Assistant Chief Constable of Lancashire, P.J. Doran, Area Secretary (N.W.) of the A.A., and Alan Dixon.
The Learner-Driver: Recorded excerpts from actual driving lessons. 3: Reversing and three-point turns.
Centres of Research: Jim Pestridge investigates developments in motor accessories.


Arranged by/Presenter: Bill Hartley
Reporter: Gerry Lush
Speaker: W.J.H. Palfrey
Speaker: P.J. Doran
Speaker: Alan Dixon
Reporter: Jim Pestridge
Producer: David Glencross

: Third Programme

See facing page


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

: Close Down

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

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel