• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

  • Show Years

    Hide Years

  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation


: Bleak House

12/16. Tulkinghorn threatens to reveal the details of Lady Dedlock's past, but the lawyer's malicious scheming catches up with him. The next episode is tomorrow at 7.30pm.

: Francesco's Venice

3/3. Francesco da Mosto charts the development of the city during the 18th century, when its people were fascinated by art and sex.

: The Man Who Walked acrossthe World

Tim Mackintosh-Smith explores the place of Islam in Hindu-dominated India and Communist China. Previously shown as Travels with a Tangerine.


Unknown: Tim MacKintosh-Smith

: The Art of Catching Lobsters

New. Jane Darke began making her second film of her husband Nick's life as a fisherman and playwright in north
Cornwall as he recovered from a stroke, only to be diagnosed with cancer. Aware that time may be short, Nick attempts to pass on his maritime knowledge to his son. See panel.


Unknown: Jane Darke

: The Protestant Revolution

Tristram Hunt examines Protestantism's impact on Western art, literature and science. See choice, p103.


Unknown: Tristram Hunt

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
Continue Cancel