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: The Knowledge

A guide to what's on BBC Knowledge.

: DynaMo

Dynamo and Slomo learn to count.

: Voyager

A guide to Britain's history.

: Life Stuff

Donna and Sam consider the benefits of being independent.

: Get Webwise

A report on how a school in Sheffield is using e-mail.

: Ology Hour

Dr Rita Gardner, the director of the Royal Geographical Society, talks to computer programmer Kevin Mawdesly about geography.


Presenter: Dr Rita Gardner
Interviewee: Kevin Mawdesly

: French Fix

Sahera Chohan takes to the Paris catwalk.


Presenter: Sahera Chohan

: Kino

Film critic Kim Newman discusses the sixties' French musical Les Parapluies de Cherbourg.


Critic: Kim Newman

: Azul Tequila

Azul is forced into marriage against her will.

: The Kit

A look at live clubbing on the internet.

: Life Stuff

: Science Fix

Science programme. (Digital Widescreen)

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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