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: World News Today


: Pop Go the Sixties

Music featuring the Shadows.

: Batman

The Penguin brainwashes Alfred.
Continues tomorrow at 7.35pm.

: Around the World in 80 Treasures

3/10. Dan Cruickshank visits Australia, where he examines Aboriginal rock art. First shown on BBC2


Unknown: Dan Cruickshank

: Goodness Gracious Me

Asian sketch show starring Meera Syal and Sanjeev Bhaskar.


Unknown: Meera Syal
Unknown: Sanjeev Bhaskar.

: The Armstrong & Miller Show

4/7. The Second World War pilots discuss their favourite woman.
First shown on BBC1

: Citizen Smith

New. 5/6. Michael Smith meets English innovators such as Richard Wilson and Colin Pillinger.


Unknown: Michael Smith
Unknown: Richard Wilson
Unknown: Colin Pillinger.

: Orthodox Stance

New. Storyville documentary following
Dmitriy Salita , a young Russian-
American who unusually combines his devotion to Orthodox Judaism with boxing. See panel.


Unknown: Dmitriy Salita

: 10 Things You Didn't Knowabout Volcanos

Intriguing facts about volcanos. With
Justin Lee Collins.


Unknown: Justin Lee Collins.

: As 10pm

: Proms on Four

: As 11.50pm

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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