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: World Service


: Take Five

Games, quizzes and competitions, plus day four of Liz Kershaw 's Easter Egg Hunt. Holiday guests: Jive Bunny.


Unknown: Liz Kershaw

: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Story: A Day at the Seaside

: How We Worked Then

12: Banking

: The Health Show

Today: depression.
With Angela Rippon. Tel: [number removed]693
(Local rates apply)


Unknown: Angela Rippon.

: Invitation to Dinner

Susan Marling visits a Ghanaian family in Manchester.


Unknown: Susan Marling

: European Concert

with Chris de Souza.


Unknown: Chris de Souza.

: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

: World Service

2.30 International Call;
3.05 Outlook: 3.30 Assignment

: Soundprint

Today: the intricacies of love and friendship.

: Five Aside

: The BFG

4: 'From now on, we be keeping as still as winkie little micies'.

: The Secret Garden

Frances Hodgson Bumett 's story, dramatised in five parts, starring Beryl Reid and Robin Williams.
3: Mysterious noises come from the hidden room.


Unknown: Frances Hodgson Bumett
Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Robin Williams.

: Contact Point

with Arabella Warner.


Unknown: Arabella Warner.

: Formula Five

Hi-tech science, green scene, software and sci-fi with Sue Nelson.


Unknown: Sue Nelson.

: Nightbeat

A Taste of Peaches
A wax doll that can kill!
Can Randy solve the mystery?

: Eastern Beat

Bhangra plus phone-in.

: World Service

11.08 Global Concerns: 11.23 Good 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.

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