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: Sounds of the Seventies

Performances from the decade.

: Batman

The Joker sets a trap. Catch another episode tomorrow at 7.35pm.

: Legends: Alma Cogan - Fabulous

The life of the singer who had a string of hits in the 1950s and 60s.

: Ripping Yarns

The epic tale of one man and his six frogs attempting a great adventure, crossing the Andes mountain range.

: Flight of the Conchords

New series 1/12. US comedy about a New Zealand folk duo. Jemaine pulls a beautiful girl; the boys decide to film a music video. See page 88. Kiwis take flight: page 57

: Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe

New series 1/5. A look at The X Factor, BBC2's big American import Heroes and the recent "faking it" scandals that have hit TV. See panel.

: Iraq in Fragments

Storyville documentary examining the state of Iraq from three different perspectives. In Kurdish and Arabic with English subtitles. See panel.

: Primo

: Racism

: a History

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: as 8pm

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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