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: World Service


: Morning Edition

with Sarah Ward and Jon Briggs through the week.


Unknown: Sarah Ward
Unknown: Jon Briggs

: Schools

I 9.00 Cumculum Resources (KS1):
9.15 History: GCSE
Assignments: 9.35 Poetry
Corner; 9.45 Beginners' Spanish;
10.05 Let's Move!

: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

For young children.

: This Family Business

with Johnnie Walker

: Labour of Love

Helen Madden finds out about voluntary workers in education.


Unknown: Helen Madden

: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

: World Service

2.30 Society Today:
2.45 Personal View: 3.05 Outlook:
3.30 1992 - A European Vision:
4.05 Science in Action

: Five Aside

Sue McGarry and Julian Worricker reflecting life in the UK.


Unknown: Julian Worricker

: The Song of Pentecost

Part six of a ten-part adaptation of William Corbett 's novel following a tribe of harvest mice in their quest for a new home. Read by Trevor Harrison.


Unknown: William Corbett
Read By: Trevor Harrison.

: Trainspotters

A play by Graham Jones. A young boy sees a body pushed from a train. But how can he convince other people of what he has seen?


Play By: Graham Jones.

: How We Lived Then

Memories of radio in the 1920s and 30s. (R)

: Euromix

with Caron Keating


Unknown: Caron Keating

: Billy Liar

Part three of a four-part adaptation of the comedy by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall.


Comedy By: Keith Waterhouse
Comedy By: Willis Hall.

: The Mix

Live music, news and guests with Mark Thomas.


Unknown: Mark Thomas.

: World Service

11.08 The World of Books
11.38 The World Today
11.53 Words of Faith

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

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