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: World News Today


: Pop Go the Sixties

Music from the BBC's archives.

: Batman

The Black Widow ensnares Batman and Robin in a deadly web.

: Life in Cold Blood

2/5. David Attenborough explores how amphibians first took to dry land, taking clues from the Australian lungfish and the Japanese salamander.


Unknown: David Attenborough

: Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery

2/5. As he looks at the history of heart surgery, Michael Mosley has a go at surgery, meets a man with no heartbeat and witnesses the latest operation, in which patients have their blood sucked out. See page 80.


Presenter: Michael Mosley

: Requiem

7 Psychological drama starring
Sandra Huller. A Catholic becomes convinced she is possessed by evil spirits while attending a university. In German with English subtitles. Review page 32. Director Hans-Christian Schmid (2006, 12)


Unknown: Sandra Huller.
Director: Hans-Christian Schmid

: Coal House

Exams at the 1927 school put extra pressure on the children.

: Coal House

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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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