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: World Service

: Schools

: 1,2,3,4,5

: Clara's Day

Penelope Lively's story read by Fiona Mathieson. (Ft)


Read By: Fiona Mathieson.

: This Family Business

with Johnnie Walker
(Omnibus edition Sunday 9. 00am)


Unknown: Johnnie Walker

: Radio Fun

The history of radio comedy with Russell Davies. (First broadcast on Radio 4)


Unknown: Russell Davies.

: Radio 3 on Radio 5

Chamber music (as Radio 3)

: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

: World Service

: Five Aside

Reflecting life in the UK, including the day's sport. Presenter Martin Kelner.


Presenter: Martin Kelner.

: Goodnight Mister Tom

(final part)

: Slambash Wangs of a Compo Gormer

(Klaptonian for: The
Fighting Fantasies of a Comprehensive Wally.) The first of a ten-part comedy adventure series starring Reece Dinsdale. Written by Robert Leeson.


Unknown: Reece Dinsdale.
Written By: Robert Leeson.

: Afro-Pop

African music

: Football Fanzine

Bob Hatton Rattle -
Radio 5's football fanzine with Mark Ratcliffe.


Unknown: Bob Hatton Rattle
Unknown: Mark Ratcliffe.

: Rave

Music, comics and cults from Wales with Gary Slaymaker.


Unknown: Gary Slaymaker.

: World Service

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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