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: Pop Go the Sixties

Music from the BBC's archives.

: Doctors to Be: 20 Years On

Will Liddell and Ese Stacey , who chose general practice in the 1980s.


Unknown: Ese Stacey

: Dear Television

Weird and wonderful letters from the past 50 years.

: All Creatures Great and Small

Starting The Great British Sunday strand. James fights to keep his nerve.

: The Cult of Sunday

New series 1/8. Examining the appeal of Sunday night dramas, beginning with a look at All Creatures Great and Small. See panel. Super Sunday: page 26

: The Great British Sunday

New. Sean Lock knows just how Sundays used to be: hangovers, Jack Hargreaves , Sunday school, stately homes, boredom. Here, he shares it all. Super Sunday: page 26


Unknown: Sean Lock
Unknown: Jack Hargreaves

: 25 Years of the Antiques Roadshow

A behind-the-scenes look at the filming of the series.

: The Late Edition

Topical discussion show.

: The Cult of Sunday

As 8.35pm.

: As 9.05pm

: The Sun

: As 7.05pm

: As 8.35pm

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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