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: World Service


: Danny Baker's Morning Edition

The film Pat and Mike starred which two
Hollywood legends? Call [number removed]93.
(Local telephone rates apply)

: Schools

9.00 Infant Science: See for Yourself; 9.15 First Steps in Drama; 9.35 Wordplay; 9.45
Singing Together; 10.05 Time to Move

: Wiggly Park

Just a Bad Dream

: Johnnie Walker

with The AM Alternative

: Hatches, Matches and Dispatches

John Walters investigates customs and superstitions surrounding death.
Why are funerals all ham sandwiches and hankies in some communities, while they are occasions for singing and dancing in others?


Unknown: John Walters

: News Update

: BFBS Worldwide

: Sportsbeat

with Tommy Boyd , featuring racing from Goodwood.


Unknown: Tommy Boyd

: Five Aside

Sue McGarry and Julian Worricker with their round Britain whizz.


Unknown: Julian Worricker

: The Mall

6: Bogarts Bottle of Bubbly by Laurence Gudgeon.
The opening of the Mall's wine bar, "Bogarts", turns a romantic night out into a nightmare.


Unknown: Laurence Gudgeon.

: A Fishbone of Fairytales

The second of two modern fairy tales read by Alison Steadman.
The Charmed Life by classic children's author E Nesbit.
In this funny, touching story a Princess falls in love with a lift man. Her father is furious, but when he tries to have the lift man executed, the executions just won't "take".


Read By: Alison Steadman.
Unknown: E Nesbit.

: Talking Poetry

From the BBC Children's
Poetry Festival in Bristol, with Roger McGough and his usual blend of quirky humour and clever wordplay.


Unknown: Roger McGough

: Cult Radio

Marc Riley rifles through his comic collection, hindered by Mark Radcliffe. In tonight's programme, Judge Dredd , Minnie the Minx and the man behind the Beano, all mixed up in a new way of broadcasting. Vibrant!


Unknown: Marc Riley
Unknown: Mark Radcliffe.
Unknown: Judge Dredd

: X Minus One

"The last man on earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock at the door..."

: Earshot

live from Glasgow with John Cavanagh. Including Steve McKenna 's Middle 8.


Unknown: John Cavanagh.
Unknown: Steve McKenna

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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