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: Sounds of the Sixties

Archive pop.

: The Prisoner: The Girl Who Was Death

The Prisoner hunts the killer of Colonel Hawke-Englishe. Continues at the same time tomorrow.

: The World

With Kirsty Lang.
Then Weather


Unknown: Kirsty Lang.

: The Sky at Night

Patrick Moore discusses Saturn's moon Titan with Professor John Zarnecki.
Shown last night on BBC1


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Professor John Zarnecki.

: Mind Games

Comedian Phil Cornwell and chess champ William Hartston join the quiz. With Marcus du Sautoy, and team captains Kathy Sykes and Michael Rosen.


Unknown: Phil Cornwell
Unknown: William Hartston
Unknown: Marcus du Sautoy
Unknown: Kathy Sykes
Unknown: Michael Rosen.

: Mindset

2/3. What makes nationalities different from each other? Stuart Jeffries 's investigation continues in Germany, where guilt and obsession with order are giving way to a more relaxed mindset.


Unknown: Stuart Jeffries

: Gambling Britain

John McCririck, Willie Thorne and Viv Nicholson contribute to Time Shift's look at the Government's attempts to control gambling in Britain. Narrated by Veronika Hyks.


Unknown: John McCririck
Unknown: Willie Thorne
Unknown: Viv Nicholson
Unknown: Veronika Hyks.

: Giving Tongue

Labour MP Jessie Fielding introduces a bill to abolish bloodsports - but then her past comes back to haunt her. Clare Holman heads the 1996 comic drama cast. which includes Peter Capaldi, Warren Clarke and John Fortune.
First shown on BBC2


Unknown: Clare Holman
Unknown: Peter Capaldi
Unknown: Warren Clarke
Unknown: John Fortune

: The History of Pubs

Time Shift examines how pubs have changed. Arthur Smith narrates, with contributions from Jeremy Hardy , Rowan Pelling and Pete Brown


Unknown: Arthur Smith
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Rowan Pelling
Unknown: Pete Brown

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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.

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