• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

  • Show Years

    Hide Years

  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation


: World News Today


: Britain's Best Drives

6/6. Richard Wilson visits Scotland, the country of his birth.


Unknown: Richard Wilson

: Simon Schama's Power of Art

2/8. How Gian Lorenzo Bernini 's
17th-century marble sculpture The Ecstasy of St Theresa restored the artist's failing fortunes and breathed new life into sculpture.


Unknown: Gian Lorenzo Bernini

: Gladstone and Disraeli: Clash of the Titans

Broadcaster Huw Edwards investigates the passionate rivalry between Victorian politicians Benjamin Disraeli and William Gladstone.


Presenter: Huw Edwards

: Newswipe with Charlie Brooker

New. 2/6. The comedian looks at the role of the public in making news. From vox pops to mobile phone footage, he examines citizen journalism.

: I've Never Seen Star Wars

3/8. Rory McGrath tries out five new experiences, including watching Fawlty Towers and going to a ballet.


Unknown: Rory McGrath

: Nobody Knows

Drama starring Yuya Yagira. Four siblings living in an apartment in Tokyo are forced to fend for themselves. In
Japanese with subtitles. Review p47. Director Hirokazu Kore-eda (2003, 12)


Unknown: Yuya Yagira.

: As 8pm

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