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: Born to Be Wild

New series 1/6. Following groups of dedicated animal watchers as they seek out Britain's native species.
Tonight, otters. See panel.

: The Great British Sunday

Sean Lock narrates a light-hearted look back at Sunday traditions.


Unknown: Sean Lock

: Sunday Schools: Reading, Writing and Redemption

New. Huw Edwards explores the history of faith-based education, which was a major cultural influence for much of the 20th Century. With contributions from Ann Widdecombe and Bill Tidy. See panel.


Unknown: Huw Edwards
Unknown: Ann Widdecombe

: Ian Hisktp's Scouting for Boys

An entertaining and affectionate look at Robert Baden-Powell 's very British 1908 handbook, which kick-started the Scout movement and became an influential bestseller.


Unknown: Robert Baden-Powell

: BBC Four Sessions: kd Lang

The Canadian singer/songwriter performs at St Luke's in London with a 30-strong string section from the BBC Concert
Orchestra. The set features tracks from across her 25-year career. BBC Four Sessions: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds is tomorrow at 9.30pm


Unknown: Nick Cave

: Born to be Wild

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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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