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: Chill on Choice

A selection of music, drama and entertainment.

: Backstage

Kaye Adams live behind the scenes of BBC television.


Unknown: Kaye Adams

: 110 Per Cent

Sporting action.

: Explorer: Spies

Tonight, a look at some of the huge advances made in global spying technology.

: The Take: Nurse Night

Lisa Coleman introduces the drama Tender Loving Care, starring Dawn French.


Introduces: Lisa Coleman

: Pick of the Week

A look at one of last week's BBC programmes.

: Loafers

comedy, music and chat.

: 110 Per Cent More


: Third Rock from the Sun

When Aliens Camp. The aliens go on a camping trip.
Northern Ireland
9.00 The Man, the Myth and the Wardrobe: a profile of CS Lewis
10.00 Newsline Extra
10.20 Pet Set
11.00 11th Hour
10.00 Newsline
10.30 Pick of the Week
11.00 Late Flyte: debate show
11.30 The Beat Room: more live music and comedy
10.00 Newswrap
10.15 Sportswrap
10.30 Challenge: challenges for ordinary people
11.00 The wRap: reviews

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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