• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

  • Show Years

    Hide Years

  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation


: Railway Walks

The Speyside Way in Scotland.

: 1914-1918

3/7. Total War. Judi Dench narrates an insight into life in wartime. Episode four is on Thursday at 7.40pm.


Unknown: Judi Dench

: The Chauffeur's Tale

Barbara Cartland 's former chauffeur discusses the novelist.


Unknown: Barbara Cartland

: That Mitchell and Webb Look

2/6; series two. A look behind the scenes at the pheasant hospital.
First shown on BBC2

: Flight of the Conchords

8/12. Jemaine and Bret pick up girls at a croissant shop.

: The Book Quiz

Novelist India Knight and critic James Delingpole take on writer Kate Mosse and journalist Rod Liddle.


Unknown: James Delingpole
Unknown: Kate Mosse
Unknown: Rod Liddle.

: In Love with Barbara

Drama starring Anne Reid , exploring the life of novelist Barbara Cartland.
See choice, page 58. Simulcast on the BBC HD channel


Unknown: Anne Reid
Unknown: Barbara Cartland.

: When Borat Came to Town

A village lampooned by Sacha Baron
Cohen. See choice, page 73.


Unknown: Sacha Baron

: Railway Walks

: Only Connect

: The Book Quiz

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
Continue Cancel