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: World News Today


: Pop Go the Sixties

Dusty Springfield performs Sunny on her 1967 television series.

: Batman

Alfred confronts the Joker.

: Life in Cold Blood

3/5. When David Attenborough delves into the world of lizards, he comes face to face with a monitor lizard that stands on tiptoe.


Unknown: David Attenborough

: Blood and Guts: a History ofSurgery

New. 3/5. An insight into transplant surgery, revealing how the rates of success have increased as knowledge of the human immune system has evolved. See panel.

: The Consequences of Love

Crime drama starring Toni Servillo.
A minor minion of the Mob is tempted into considering a double-cross after he is exiled to a Swiss-Italian backwater. In Italian with English subtitles. Film of the Day: page 35.
Director Paolo Sorrentino (2004, 15)


Unknown: Toni Servillo.
Director: Paolo Sorrentino

: Coal House

The fathers and sons are exhausted by work at the coal face - but the end is in sight.

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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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