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: The New Avengers

Steed (Patrick Mcnee ) investigates the death of agent Stannard.


Unknown: Patrick McNee

: Beeching's Tracks

New series 1/6. Crane's Trains and Automobiles. Nicholas Crane explores the impact of the Beeching Report upon Norfolk's railways, and learns of an ambitious plan to re-open some of the closed lines. See panel.


Unknown: Nicholas Crane

: Walter Tull - Forgotten Hero

New. The story of Walter Tull , a pioneering black British footballer and the first black officer in the British Army during the First World War. who died heroically. Part of the 90 Years of Remembrance season. See panel.


Unknown: Walter Tull

: Walter's War

Drama inspired by events in the life of Walter Tull, a professional footballer and the first black officer to lead British troops during the First World War.
See choice, page 66. The Inside Story: page 66

: Armistice

Professor David Reynolds examines the events and personalities responsible for the peace treaty that ended the Great War in November 1918, and left Germany utterly humiliated.


Unknown: Professor David Reynolds

: Armistice

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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