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: Pop Go the Sixties

Featuring Bruce Forsyth.


Unknown: Bruce Forsyth.

: Batman

The dynamic duo race to the rescue of a kidnapped socialite. Another episode is tomorrow at 7.35pm.

: Liverpool on the Box

New. TV depictions of Merseyside, such as The Liver Birds, Bread, Brookside and Z Cars. BBC4's Liverpool-themed season continues. See panel.

: More Liverpool on the Box

The city's humour, including a clip of Russell Harty from 1985.


Unknown: Russell Harty

: Z Cars

The first ever episode.

: Call the Cops

New. 2/5. Charting the history of cop drama Z Cars. Interviewees include
Brian Blessed and James Ellis. The Liverpool on the Box season continues on Thursday at 8pm with Morning in the Streets


Unknown: James Ellis.

: Consenting Adults

Drama about how Jack Wolfenden helped kick-start the legalisation of homosexuality.


Unknown: Jack Wolfenden

: Edwardians in Colour: theWonderful World of Albert Kahn

The adventures of Albert Kahn 's photographers.


Unknown: Albert Kahn

: As 8pm

: As 10pm

: As 10.30pm

: As 10pm

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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