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: Shaun Keaveny

Music and laughs.

: George Lamb

: Nemone

Manu Chao talks about his political views and work on the alternative music scene in Paris, where he performs with his band Mano Negra , singing in any one of eight languages.


Talks: Manu Chao
Unknown: Mano Negra

: Steve Lamacq

New music and phone-ins.

: Marc Riley's Brain Surgery

San Francisco-based singer/songwriter/guitarist Chuck Prophet performs live in session.


Guitarist: Chuck Prophet

: 6 Music Plays It Again

3/6. Stubborn Kind of Fella - Remembering
Marvin Gaye. Smokey Robinson pays tribute to Motown and soul giant Marvin Gaye (1939-84).
This edition looks at his strict religious upbringing which, combined with his brother's return from Vietnam, allegedly inspired What's Going On - Gaye's1971 landmark LP, which addressed poverty, war, drug abuse and discrimination.


Unknown: Marvin Gaye.
Unknown: Smokey Robinson
Unknown: Marvin Gaye

: Gideon Coe

With live sets from the archive.

: Chris Hawkins

Archive sets.

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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