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: Choose Choice

Clive Anderson looks at the new BBC digital TV service.


Unknown: Clive Anderson

: Backstage

Kaye Adams behind the scenes of BBC television.


Unknown: Kaye Adams

: 110 Per Cent

Sportsmagazine presented by Matt Smith.


Presented By: Matt Smith.

: Real Lives

The faces and passions of real British people. Today's programme talks to MPs about their non-political interests.

: Explorer

The third of this week's Weird Weather specials.
Paracas and the Million Dollar Birds.
Julian Pettifer reveals the richest season earth and abundant wildlife filmed before the onset of El Nino.


Unknown: Julian Pettifer

: First Take

Casualty has just begun its 13th series on BBC1.
Tonight's programme looks back at the hospital drama's first ever episode 12 years ago. Including interviews with writers Paul Unwin and Jeremy Brock, who penned the inaugural show.


Unknown: Paul Unwin
Unknown: Jeremy Brock

: Separate programmes for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

a mix of documentaries, music, sport updates, comedy and live debate.

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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