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: World News Today


: Pop Go the Sixties

Archive footage of the Who.

: Batman

The Penguin goes straight. The next episode is tomorrow at 7.35pm.

: Legends: James Last -Non-stop Dancing

Profile of the bandleader.

: Dawn French's More Boys Who Do: Comedy

4/6. With Rob Brydon, star of Marion and Geoff, The Keith Barret Show and Gavin & Stacey.
See page 98.


Presenter: Dawn French
Subject: Rob Brydon

: Flight of the Conchords

New. 10/12. A gig at a club means the band's fanbase triples overnight, but Mel becomes jealous of the other two members. See panel.

: The History of the WorldBackwards

New. 5/6. England applauds Sir Francis Drake for winning medals in bowls, sailing and cycling.


Unknown: Sir Francis Drake

: Xiao's Long March

Docudrama. After failing his exams, an idle Chinese teenager joins the army.
With in-vision subtitles.

: 444 Days

Storyville documentary about the hostage crisis in Tehran.

: As 8pm

: As 9pm

: As 10pm

: 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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