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: European Roots

RT CHOICE New. The sound of the klezmer, the good-time Yiddish music enjoying a revival in modern Germany. See panel.

: Cambridge Folk Festival

RT CHOICE New. 3/4. Featuring performances from Joan Baez , Nanci Griffith and Steve Earle. See panel.


Unknown: Joan Baez
Unknown: Nanci Griffith
Unknown: Steve Earle.

: Legends: Ella Fitzgerald

A celebration of the life and 50-year career of the iconic jazz singer. mixing rarely-seen archive footage with contributions from friends and collaborators.
See page 126.

: Doctors to Be: 20 Years On

An update on the 1980s series following a group of trainees.

: QI

New. 10/12; series five. With
Alan Davies , Sean Lock , Phill Jupitus and Charlie Higson.


Unknown: Alan Davies
Unknown: Sean Lock
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Charlie Higson.

: Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe

Television news and the plethora of stations beaming the latest stories into homes 24 hours a day.

: Batman

The dynamic duo try to retrieve a priceless crown.

: Batman

: As 9pm

: As 7.30pm

: 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.

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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