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: Pop Go the Sixties

Folk duo Peter and Gordon.


Singers: Peter and Gordon

: Batman: 1/2

Catwoman makes a Batcostume.
Continues tomorrow at 7.35pm

: The Sky at Night

Chris Untott heads to Arizona to find out about the Large Binocular Telescope.
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Extended version of BBC1's edition shown on Sunday at 12.55am


Presenter: Chris Untott

: The Cult of Sunday Night

The making of seafaring drama The Onedin Line.

: Voyages of Discovery: 4/5

An 18th-century French expedition to determine the shape of the Earth, which turned into a tale of murder and woe.

: The Armstrong & Miller Show: 6/7

A pilot finds himself marooned on an island.
First shown on BBC1


Comedian: Alexander Armstrong
Comedian: Ben Miller

: A Waste of Shame

Drama by William Boyd exploring the inspiration behind Shakespeare's sonnets. Stars Rupert Graves.


Writer: William Boyd
William Shakespeare: Rupert Graves

: The Man Who Walked across the World

Tim Mackintosh-Smith traces the route of scholar Ibn Battutah.


Presenter: Tim Mackintosh-Smith

: As 8pm

: 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.

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This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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