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: Inside Antiques

The distinctive designs and vibrant hues of Herbert Minton 's majolica ceramics.


Unknown: Herbert Minton

: Restoration Secrets

In Northern Ireland, Dr Jonathan Foyle makes a sentimental journey to Helens Tower near
Bangor, built as a tribute to his mother, and visits Armagh,
Warrenpoint and Belfast.


Unknown: Dr Jonathan Foyle

: Diaries: the Naked Truth

Simon Hoggart explores political diaries with Jane Clark ,
Tony Benn and Edwina Currie.
The Alan Clark Dianes , 10pm on Thursday


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Jane Clark
Unknown: Tony Benn
Unknown: Edwina Currie.
Unknown: Alan Clark Dianes

: Mediterranean Tales

Irma Kurtz experiences the literary heritage, cuisine and eclectic society of Marseille.


Unknown: Irma Kurtz

: Bad Boy

An exploration of Midlands criminal subculture, focusing on a teenager recently released from jail.

: The Alan Clark Diaries

Clark prepares anti-fur legislation, but personal and political pressures are escalating.

: The Cockettes

Nudity, drugs and strong
I language abound in a Storyville tribute to the flamboyant, gender-bending hippies who staged exuberant musicals in late 60s/ early 70s San Francisco.

: As 10pm.

: As 7pm.

: As 7.30pm.

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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