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: The Knowledge

Jamie Theakston takes a look at what's on offer on BBC Knowledge.


Presenter: Jamie Theakston

: DynaMo

Literacy, numeracy and crafts for younger viewers.

: Voyager

Guide to Britain's history, from the Roman invasion through to the Second World War.

: Bitesize Etc

Practical tips and advice for GCSE students.

: Life Stuff

Documentary and discussion series which takes a fresh look at young people's issues.

: Get Webwise

A step-by-step guide to the wonders of the internet. In this programme a family find out how to get an internet connection at home.

: The Knowledge

A guide to everything on offer on BBC Knowledge.

: Science Fix

In this first of a new magazine series, the programme probes the body beautiful.

: Front Room

Interactive show presented by Jason Bradbury.


Presented By: Jason Bradbury

: The Kit

Gia Milinovich and Charlie Brooker introduces the user-friendly computer, technology and gadget show.


Presenter: Gia Milinovich
Presenter: Charlie Brooker

: Life Stuff

Documentary and discussion series which takes a fresh look at young people's issues.

: Science Fix

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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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