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: Liquid News


: Robot Wars


: Shaker Maker


: EastEnders Revealed

A profile of Ricky Butcher.

: Friends like These

Two more teams do battle.

: Marion and Geoff

Keith receives a letter from Marion's solicitor.

: EastEnders

Tonight's episode from BBC1.

: Tinsel Town

The men in Sandra's life are hindering her study regime.

: Up Late with ... Ralph Little

Comedy and chat. 7590974

: Weakest Link

A charity edition with US stars, including
George Wendt from Cheers.


Unknown: George Wendt

: Living with the Enemy

Two homophobic rugby players stay with a gay couple. 4694470

: Liquid News


: Up Late with ... Ralph Little

As 11.10pm. 5449741

: Tales of Uplift and Moral Improvement

Another cautionary tale. Signed.

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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