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: Pick of the Week

Start the New Year with a look back at some of BBC's recent. most-talked-about programmes.

: Hype Christmas Special - New York

Rick Adams and Rachael Hopper present the entertainment show from New York. Including music, celebrity guests, comedy and chat.


Presenter: Rick Adams
Presenter: Rachael Hopper

: The Take: Over the Moon

To coincide with tonight's screening of Apollo 13 on BBC1, astronomer Patrick Moore hosts a special programme looking at the history of astronomy, space travel and science fiction (and fact).


Presenter: Patrick Moore

: 110 Percent

In the first of the year's sporting magazines. Matt Smith and Mary Rhodes preview some of the sporting events of 1999. Digital widescreen


Presenter: Matt Smith
Presenter: Mary Rhodes

: The Black Run

Skiing magazine with Roger Black


Presenter: Roger Black

: Backstage

Kaye Adams once again goes behind the scenes of BBC programmes.


Presenter: Kaye Adams

: Goodness Gracious Me

A New Year's Day opportunity to catch up on the whole series of BBC2's comedy-sketch show.

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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