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: George Lamb

On-air mayhem, live bands and guests.

: Nemone

Competitions, guests and listeners' requests.

: Steve Lamacq

: Marc Riley's Brain Surgery

Mancunian electronic-pop quartet the Whip perform a live session.

: 6 Music Plays It Again

4/4. The Stiff Records Story. Suggs concludes the story of the record label formed in 1976 and whose talent included Elvis Costello , Nick Lowe , Ian Dury and the Blockheads, Dave Edmunds , Dr Feelgood, the Damned, Motörhead,
Kirsty MacColl , the Adverts, the Plasmatics, the Belle Stars, Tracey Ullman , Furniture and Madness.


Unknown: Elvis Costello
Unknown: Nick Lowe
Unknown: Ian Dury
Unknown: Dave Edmunds
Unknown: Kirsty MacColl
Unknown: Tracey Ullman

: Gary Crowley

With live archive sets by Lift to Experience, Ian McNabb and, from 1968, Pentangle.


Unknown: Ian McNabb

: Chris Hawklns

Featuring archive sets by Motbrhead and Toad the Wet Sprocket.

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
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