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: Chill on Choice

The entertainment show, with more American festive fun from the city of New York.

: Backstage

Entertainment show. in which presenter Kaye Adams once again goes behind the scenes of BBC television programmes.


Presenter: Kaye Adams

: The Black Run

Roger Black's guide to ski resorts and skiing. Today a look at ski boots. plus Fenella George drives to the French resort of Val D'isere.


Unknown: Fenella George

: That Take

Doctor Who: Another chance to see an edition of The Take celebrating the 35th anniversary of Doctor Who, TV's longest-running science-fiction series.

: The Black Run

Another chance to see the 7pm edition of the skiing magazine presented by Roger Black.


Presented By: Roger Black.

: The Loafers

Late-night chat and comedy hosted by Brendan Coogan and Gill Mills


Presenter: Brendan Coogan
Presenter: Gill Mills

: Inside Tracks

The late-night music show, presented by Radio 1 disc jockey Kevin Greening, recorded at London's Maida Vale studios. Featuring live bands, music news, features and lively debate.


Unknown: Kevin Greening

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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