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: The New Avengers

A medium predicts Steed will be framed for murder.

: Britain's Best Drives

New. 4/7. The Joy of Motoring strand continues with Richard Wilson driving around the Lake District.


Unknown: Richard Wilson

: Richard Wilson Learns to Drive

New. After driving automatic cars for the past 30 years, the actor learns how to use a gear stick again and experiences a skidpan. See panel.

: The History of the Future: Cars

New. Phill Jupitus examines how cars of the future were predicted to look in the 1950s and 60s.


Unknown: Phill Jupitus

: Michael Smith's Drivetime

New. 4/6. The relationship between owners and their cars.

: I've Never Seen Star Wars

New series 1/8. Marcus Brigstocke invites celebrity guests to try five new cultural experiences, beginning with Clive Anderson. See p104.


Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Clive Anderson.

: The Car Show

Documentary exploring the ways in which cars have been presented on TV. See choice, page 99.

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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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