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: World News Today


: Batman

The wicked Riddler uses Robin as bait to lure the caped crusader into a deadly trap. Jill St John guests.
See choice, page 88.


Unknown: Jill St John

: Tintin and Me

Documentary about Belgium's boy detective and his creator Georges Remi , better known as Herge, as related in a rare interview by his friend, journalist Numa Sadoul.


Unknown: Georges Remi
Unknown: Numa Sadoul.

: The Protestant Revolution

New series 1/4. Historian Tristram Hunt unravels how a breakaway form of Christianity, Protestantism, has come to shape the political landscape of the modern world. See p98. BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE: the September issue has an article by Tristram Hunt on the Protestant legacy. Out now, priced E3.60.


Unknown: Tristram Hunt
Unknown: Tristram Hunt

: Return to Lonesome Dove

1/4. Epic Western. Captain Call drives a herd of wild mustangs from Texas to Montana, meeting evil
Cherokee Jack on the way.


Unknown: Cherokee Jack

: Comics Britannia

1/3. Armando lannucci explores the history of British comics.
See choice, page 78.

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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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