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: EastEnders: Ricky and Bianca's Wedding

The Walford couple's big day finally arrives.

: Full Circle with Michael Palin

1/10. The intrepid explorer sets off from Little Diomede Island in the Bering Strait on a 50,000-mile journey around the Pacific Rim, with just a six-man crew and 500 kilos of equipment.

: Trouble at the Top

Followingfailed airline boss Freddie Laker , whose Skytrain service went bust in 1982, as he returns to form with the launch of a new business.


Unknown: Freddie Laker

: 1997: A Year on TV

Highlights of TV coverage from the year that saw New Labour rise to power, the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, and the birth of Dolly, the first cloned sheep.

: Bright Hair

A wayward schoolgirl discovers a dead body in her sleepy village, and turns to her puzzled teacher for support. Starring Emilia Fox and James Purefoy.


Unknown: Emilia Fox
Unknown: James Purefoy.

: 1997

: a Year on TV

: Proms on Four

Mozart's Requiem

: 1997

a Year on TV

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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