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: European Roots

New. 3/5. The Warsaw Village Band travels to rural Poland in search of old-time musicians and instrument makers. See panel.

: Cambridge Folk Festival

New series. Mark Radcliffe and Mary Ann Kennedy present a look at artists from the world of folk, roots and acoustic music. See panel.


Unknown: Mark Radcliffe
Unknown: Mary Ann Kennedy

: Legends: Louis Prima

New. Profile of the American entertainer whose career spanned more than half a century and included a memorable turn as King Louie in Disney's The
Jungle Book. See page 126.

: Doctors to Be: 20 Years On

An update on Fey Probst.

: Ql

New. Alan Davies , Jimmy Carr , Phill Jupitus and David Mitchell answer questions about eyes and ears.


Unknown: Alan Davies
Unknown: Jimmy Carr
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: David Mitchell

: Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe

A tongue-in-cheek take on the TV industry.

: Batman

The Mad Hatter plots revenge.

: Batman

: As 9pm

: As 11pm

: Legends

Louis Prima As 9pm

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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