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: Liquid News

: Robot Wars

With Craig Charles and Julia Reed.


Unknown: Craig Charles
Unknown: Julia Reed.

: Friends like These

Hosted by Ian Wright.


Unknown: Ian Wright.

: Johnny Vaughan Tonight

Topical chat show. Repeated later on BBC1.

: Fun at the Funeral Parlour

New seven-part series of the sitcom set in a funeral directors in South Wales. Arwell is feeling lonely. Will he ever be lucky in love?

: EastEnders

Tonight's episode from BBC1.

: Shooting Stars

With guests Larry Hagman, Gail Hipgrave and Paul Whitehouse.


Unknown: Larry Hagman
Unknown: Gail Hipgrave
Unknown: Paul Whitehouse

: Big Train

Including rioting Beefeaters.
Shown yesterday on BBC2.

: Logo

Exploring the power of brands in our culture.

: Liquid News

: As 9pm

: Weakest Link

The quick-fire quiz show.

: A Little Later

A performance by REM.

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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