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: Dear Television

Viewers' passions for TV.

: The Brothers

An episode from the hit drama first shown in 1972, following the Hammond family as they struggle to keep running their family haulage firm.

: The Cult of Sunday Night

- New. 2/8. investigating the appeal of 1970s drama The Brothers, a seemingly unglamorous tale that became a surprise success. See panel.

: Doctors to Be: 20 Years On

An update on John, who left the Navy after nearly a decade to retrain.
His wife Debbie supported him, but their marriage soon failed.

: 10 Things You Didn't Knowabout Volcanos

An eruption is one of the most destructive events in nature, but without volcanos the world would be a radically different place.

: Earth: the Power of the Planet

The role of the oceans in the formation of Earth as it is today.
First shown on BBC2

: The Late Edition

Topical discussion show.

: The Cult of Sunday Night

As 8pm.

: As 9pm

: 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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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