• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

  • Show Years

    Hide Years

  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation


: News Briefing

: Prelude

with Marjorie Lofthouse Producer Jane Ward. Stereo


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Producer: Jane Ward.

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies . Bells on Sunday from St Peter 's, Whetstone, Leicestershire.


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies
Unknown: St Peter

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Anthony Rosen meets Californian farmer
John Harris.
Producer Carol Trewin


Unknown: Anthony Rosen
Unknown: John Harris.
Producer: Carol Trewin

: Sunday

with Trevor Barnes and Andrew Green Editor David Coomes including at


Unknown: Trevor Barnes
Editor: David Coomes

: News

: Sunday Papers

: HRH the Duchess of Kent

talks to David Jacobs about the work of the Research Institute for the Care of the Elderly, of which she is Patron.
0 DONATIONS to: [address removed] Credit cards: [number removed]


Unknown: David Jacobs

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

The Prince of Peace? A series of sermons exploring the Christian Message of peace. 1: Peace and Sectarian Conflict from Fisherwick
Presbyterian Church, Belfast. Conducted by the Rev Dr David Lapsley.
Readings (NEB): Isaiah 52, vv 7-10; Luke 12, vv 51-53 and 19, vv 41-44; Ephesians 2, vv 13-19. Hymns: 0, Come, 0 Come, Emmanuel; All Earth Was Dark until You Spoke; Thy
Kingdom Come, 0 God; Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending.
Anthems: 0 Thou the Central Orb (Wood); I Am for You (Bell)
Organist and Choirmaster David Stewart


Unknown: Dr David Lapsley.
Choirmaster: David Stewart

: The Archers

Omnibus edition. Director Ruth Patterson


Director: Ruth Patterson

: News Stand

with Robin Lustig
Producer Jane Beresford


Unknown: Robin Lustig
Producer: Jane Beresford

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

Britain's most eminent sculptor, Eduardo Paolozzi , talks with Sue Lawley.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Stereo


Talks: Eduardo Paolozzi
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

with John Harrison Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: John Harrison
Editor: Roger Mosey

: Gardeners' Question Time

from Derbyshire, where members of the Ashover Produce Club put their queries to
Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Daphne Ledward. Chairman Clay Jones. Producer Diana Stenson
0 GARDENING: page 16


Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Fred Downham
Unknown: Daphne Ledward.
Unknown: Clay Jones.
Producer: Diana Stenson

: Sunday Playhouse

Press Cuttings
Written in 1909, Bernard Shaw 's satirical sketch on female suffrage was inspired by contemporary newspaper reports.
'Shoot a few promptly and humanely .....1 - a military man's solution to the problems of the Suffragettes.
Director David H Godfrey (R)


Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Director: David H Godfrey
Gen Mitchener: Arthur Lowe
Orderly: Clifford Norgate
MrBalsquith: Gerald Cross
Mrs Farrell: Sheila Manahan
Mrs Banger: Joan Sanderson
Lady Corinthis Fanshawe: Sonia Fraser

: The Radio Programme

Laurie Taylor and guests review the changing face of radio in the UK. Producer Nick Ware. Stereo


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Nick Ware.

: Analysis

An in-depth look at current affairs.

: Time for Verse

Carol Ann Duffy visits the Janneau King's Lynn Festival.
Producer Alec Reid. Stereo


Unknown: Carol Ann Duffy
Producer: Alec Reid.

: Down Your Way

The BBC's Political
Editor, John Cole , visits Enniskillen. Producer Jill Marshall


Editor: John Cole
Producer: Jill Marshall

: Smith on Old Age

Phil Smith 's chirpy six-part guide to making the most of your sunset years. 2: Bad Company


Unknown: Phil Smith

: News

: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: Europhile

: The Root of the Matter

reports on key issues from the perspectives of the men and women most affected by them. With Haig Gordon. Producer Margaret Hill


Unknown: Haig Gordon.
Producer: Margaret Hill

: Bookshelf

The art of the translator; an anthology of poetry in regional dialect; and psychological thrillers. With Nigel Forde.


Unknown: Nigel Forde.

: Punters

: Reading Aloud

The third in a series of five non-fiction readings. Ten Days That Shook Czechoslovakia
The second of two extracts from
Rudolf Krejcik 's eyewitness account of the events in Prague a year ago. Reader Karl Johnson. Translated by Frank Radd Producer Alan Drury


Unknown: Rudolf Krejcik
Reader: Karl Johnson.
Translated By: Frank Radd
Producer: Alan Drury

: Treasure Islands

Joan Aiken talks to
Michael Rosen about her writing for children.


Talks: Joan Aiken
Unknown: Michael Rosen

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling investigates how small mammals can use hedgerows as roads.


Unknown: Fergus Keeling

: News

plus update on the German elections

: Arthur - the King

Graeme Fife 's epic series in seven parts. 4: Lancelot
'Farewell Sir Lancelot!
Find the Grail while your lady and all her thoughts turn grey, and as you ride steadfastly on, summer and winter, day and night, consider how love comes and love goes.'
With John Bull,
Marcia King , Jo Kendall and Moir Leslie as Elaine of Astolat.
Music Steven Faux.
Director John Powell. Stereo


Unknown: Graeme Fife
Unknown: Marcia King
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Moir Leslie
Music: Steven Faux.
Director: John Powell.
Sir Lancelot: Nicholas Farrell
Lady Guenever: Jill Balcon
Morgan le Fay: Anna Massey
King Arthur: Keith Baxter
King Pelles: Maurice Denham
Lady Elaine, his daughter: Eva Haddon
Sir Gawain: Loan Meredith
Sir Perceval: Ian Saynor
Sir Dinadan: James Greene
Sir Kay: Michael Kilgarriff
Prince Morded: Tom Hunsinger

: In Committee

with Patrick Bartlett Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: Patrick Bartlett
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Seeds of Faith

In the second of four programmes on Christian connections between
England and Germany, Carsten Thiede tells the story of William of Occam.
Producer Denis Nowlan. Stereo


Unknown: Carsten Thiede
Producer: Denis Nowlan.

: News

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