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: Medical Mavericks

A doctor who allegedly exposed himself to syphilis.

: Rock Goes to College: AverageWhite Band

A 1979 concert featuring the Scottish R 'n' B band, recorded at the University of Surrey.

: New York Doll

New. Storyville jocumentary. The rise and fall of - punk star Arthur Kane , his battle against alcoholism and Morrissey's efforts to reunite his band the New
York Dolls in 2004.


Unknown: Arthur Kane

: BBC4 Sessions

John Cale performs at London's LSO St Luke's, offering a set combining material from his days with the Velvet Underground and songs from HoboSapiens.


Unknown: John Cale

: Freezing

The first of four new comedy pilots in the Tight Spot season. See Wednesday's choice.

: Never Mind the Full Stops

With celebrity guests including Stewart Lee and Patricia Hodge.


Unknown: Stewart Lee
Unknown: Patricia Hodge.

: The Avengers

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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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This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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