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: Time

2/4. How scientists are working to slow down the ravages of time on the human body.

: Family Ties

9/10. Adopted as a child, John Caldicott tries to find the identity of his natural father.


Unknown: John Caldicott

: Cambridge Folk Festival

2/2. New.
Amadou and Mariam, Emmylou Harris , Eddi Reader, the Chieftains and Salsa
Celtica are among those playing at Cherry Hinton Hall. With Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Emmylou Harris
Unknown: Hinton Hall.
Unknown: Verity Sharp.

: Rock Goes to College: Lindisfarn

Run for Home, Court in the Act and Lady Eleanore are among the hits in this gig filmed at Essex University.

: QI

5/13. New. Panellists
Alan Davies , Sean Lock , Andy Parsons and Clive Anderson try to outwit death - and quizmaster Stephen Fry.


Unknown: Alan Davies
Unknown: Sean Lock
Unknown: Andy Parsons
Unknown: Clive Anderson
Unknown: Stephen Fry.

: Lead Balloon

3/6. Rick (Jack Dee ) gets involved in a punch-up at an awards ceremony.


Unknown: Jack Dee

: The Avengers

A festive party turns sour for Steed.

: as 9pm

: Copper Songs

: as 11pm

: Family Ties

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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