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: Liquid News

The latest entertainment news, gossip and interviews.

: Test the Nation - the National 2002 Test

Another chance to see the event in which Anne Robinson and Phillip Schofield quiz a studio audience, alongside ten celebrities, on the front-page stories of the year. Who will be up to speed on politics and world news, sport, pop and show business, and which events will have proved memorable?


Presenter: Anne Robinson
Presenter: Phillip Schofield

: EastEnders

Shown at 8.30pm on BBC1.

: An American Werewolf In Paris

Horror comedy sequel to An American Werewolf in London, in which three American students go to Paris and find themselves inducted into a twilight world of full-moon parties.

: Virus

Science-fiction horror, starring Jamie Lee Curtis and William Baldwin.
A sinking tugboat crew take refuge on a deserted Russian science vessel during a typhoon only to find it harbouring an alien energy force. Playing uncut.


Unknown: Jamie Lee Curtis
Unknown: William Baldwin.

: The Fear

Cathy Tyson reads The Unknown Chef by Diran Adebayo.


Unknown: Cathy Tyson
Unknown: Diran Adebayo.

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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