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: Natasha Desborough

Music and chat.

: Jon Richardson

: The Music Week

With Julie Cullen and Imran Ahmed. Repeated at 3am


Unknown: Julie Cullen
Unknown: Imran Ahmed.

: The 6 Music Chart Show

Philippa TJ with an alternative-music countdown.

: Stephen Merchant

With hip-hop spoken-word specialist Scroobius Pip.


Unknown: Scroobius Pip.

: Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone

Including an archive session by Soft Machine.

(Stuart Maconie on music that travels: page 24)


DJ: Stuart Maconie
Musicians: Soft Machine

: Listener 6 Mix

lyare sits in for the Queens of Noize.

: Guy Garvey's Finest Hour

Old and new tunes, nostalgia and archive interviews.

: Theme Time Radio Hour with Bob Dylan

US radio show featuring songs on the theme of cold.

: BBC Introducing ...

Tom Robinson showcases new and unsigned acts.


Unknown: Tom Robinson

: The Music Week

Repeated from lpm

: Chris Hawkins

Including an archive set by Marc Riley and the Creepers.


Unknown: Marc Riley

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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