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: World News Today


: Versailles Stories

3/6. Putting on a Show. Preparations for the palace's Fetes de Nuit. <s)

: The Thirties in Colour

3/4. Adventures in the Americas
Harry Wright 's extensive archive of films from Mexico.


Unknown: Harry Wright

: Only Connect

Victoria Coren presents a quiz show of lateral thinking.


Unknown: Victoria Coren

: Flight of the Conchords Special:One Night Stand

Performance by the folk-singing duo, who present several of their popular musical parodies.

: That Mitchell and Webb Look

4/6; series two. Captain Cook's first mate isn't convinced Australia really looks like a new South Wales.
First shown on BBC2

: Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe

nNew. The critic is joined by writers from such popular shows as Doctor Who,
Father Ted and Peep Show to discuss the TV industry. See panel.

: Rather You than Me

Docu-drama in which Little Britain star
David Walliams portrays Frankie Howerd. Also starring Rafe Spall.


Unknown: David Walliams
Unknown: Frankie Howerd.
Unknown: Rafe Spall.

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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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