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: Rock Goes to College: theBoomtown Rats

A 1978 concert by the band.

: The Avengers

Steed and Emma embark on a hunt for a dying agent's dispatch box containing secret information.

: London Calling: Inside the BBC World Service

2/3. New. The focus falls on journalists on the BBC's Arabic Service as they cover the conflict between Israel and the Lebanese group Hezbollah, as they struggle to maintain their impartiality in a variety of situations.

: The Thick of It: Spinners and Losers

Malcolm Tucker 's career hangs in the balance in this one-off special when the Prime Minister resigns six months early - can he spin himself back into power in just 17 hours? See choice, page 96. Cast on Sun and Tue


Unknown: Malcolm Tucker

: Children's TV on Trial

Oliver Postgate , Peter Firmin and Gordon Murray discuss children's television in the 1960s.


Unknown: Oliver Postgate
Unknown: Peter Firmin
Unknown: Gordon Murray

: Children's TV on Trial

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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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