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: The Moon

Mankind's on-off love affair with the cosmic beauty.
Sean Pertwee narrates.


Unknown: Sean Pertwee

: Highland Sessions

1/6. Historical and contemporary links between
Scottish and Irish Gaelic song.

: Lost Highway: the Story of Country Music

3/4. The leftfield mavericks - including Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and today's alt-country movement - who reinvented the genre for their own eras.


Unknown: Willie Nelson
Unknown: Waylon Jennings

: In Concert: the Eagles

It Easy is among the early hits in a performance from 1973.

: Solomon Burke: Everybody Needs Somebody

A gospel radio show aged 12, a million-selling debut record, a crooked manager and an unlikely spell as a mortician: this is the rollercoaster life story of the soul star from Philadelphia.

: The Avengers

Mrs Peel stumbles upon a picturesque village hiding a deadly secret. Guest starring Colin Blakeley.


Unknown: Mrs Peel
Unknown: Colin Blakeley.

: as 7pm

: The Sun

: as 10.30pm

: as 7pm

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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This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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