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: World News Today


: Bleak House

9 & 10/16. Esther accompanies Ada to the inn, and Lady Dedlock continues to defy Tulkinghorn.

: Transatlantic Sessions

New. 2/6. Jerry Douglas demonstrates his affinity with the Nashville steel guitar sound. See panel.


Unknown: Jerry Douglas

: Factory: Manchester from JoyDivision to Happy Mondays

New. In the late 1970s media maverick
Tony Wilson and a few like-minded souls pursued a quixotic pop cultural vision that led to the formation of Factory Records. See panel. The X Factory: page 29


Unknown: Tony Wilson

: QI

New. 2/12. Comedy panel game with Stephen Fry and Jo Brand. The Inside Story: page


Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Jo Brand.

: Flight of the Conchords Special:One-Night Stand

Comedy show with a New Zealand folk singing duo. See page 80.

: Batman

The Penguin dupes Batman.
11.55 The dynamic duo anticipate the Penguin's next crime.

: Atom


: As 9pm

: As 8.30pm

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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