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: Robot Wars

UK Germany. Fluffy takes on Teutonic titan Dynamite in a special four on four clash.

: Freddie Mercury's Rock Shrine

A tribute to the deceased lead singer of rock band Queen.

: Faithless at Glastonbury 2002

Clubbers's favourite dance group Faithless perform.

: Eminem's Mum

The mother and family of the rap artist and 8 Mile star talk about the man popularly known as Eminem.

: They Think It's All Over

Another chance to see last night's BBC1 episode with guests cricketer Dominic Cork and world free-diving record holder
Tanya Streeter.


Unknown: Dominic Cork
Unknown: Tanya Streeter.

: Taken

The fourth episode of the new sci-fi drama.
Acid Tests. April 1970: Colonel Crawford's son stumbles on a scary alien legacy in Alaska.

: Absolutely Fabulous: Gay

Another chance to see the Christmas special in which Patsy and Edina search for Eddie's long-lost son.

: Groove Armada at Glastonbury 2002

Dance duo
Tom Findlay and Andy Cato perform.


Unknown: Tom Findlay
Unknown: Andy Cato

: Kurt Cobain's Rock Shrine

A tribute to the deceased Nirvana singer.

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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