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: 1914-1918

2/7. Stalemate. How the Western Front developed as soldiers dug into the ground to escape the enemy.

: Railway Walks

New. 4/6. Continuing The Golden Age of Steam strand, Julia Bradbury follows the Speyside Way.


Unknown: Julia Bradbury

: The British Transport Films -a Nation on Film Special

New. A look at the promotion of public transport to the public after the Second World War. See page 106.

: Elizabethan Express

New. A steam journey from London to Edinburgh Waverley station.

: Great Railway Journeys of the World

Michael Palin fulfils a dream as he travels from Euston in London to Kyle of Lochalsh in western Scotland.


Unknown: Michael Palin

: Metroland

A Time Shift film looking at
John Betjeman 's examination of the suburbs along the Metropolitan line.


Unknown: John Betjeman

: BBC Four Sessions: Dick Gaughan

A performance given at London's Bush Hall by the Scottish singer.


Unknown: Bush Hall

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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.

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