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: Robot Wars

Another chance to see the First World

: Robot Wars Extreme

The Second World Championships Sixteen robots from nine countries take on UK favourites Tornado, Chaos 2 and Razer.

: BBC3 Preview

In advance of BBC Choice rebranding as BBC3 from Sunday 9 February, a preview of what to expect from the new channel.

: Mel B's Ex: the Jimmy Guizar Story

The ex-husband of Mel B talks about his whirlwind romance with the former Spice
Girl and the effect it's had on his life.

: Alistair McGowan's Big Impression

An affectionate comedy take on Posh and Becks.

: They Think It's All Over

Comedy sports quiz, chaired by Nick Hancock , with captains
David Gower and Gary Lineker.


Unknown: nick hancock
Unknown: david gower
Unknown: gary lineker.

: Taken

The fifth episode of the new sci-fi drama.
Maintenance. October 1980: Marital loyalties are tested as Jesse's wife questions his sanity.

: BBC3 Preview

Another taster of the programmes to expect on the new channel when BBC Choice rebrands on 9 February.

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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