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: The Knowledge

What's on offer on BBC Knowledge.

: DynaMo

Animated hosts Dynamo and Slomo take a close look at different types of bird.

: Voyager

Mark Speight explains to Voyager what "favourite TV programme" means.


Presenter: Mark Speight

: Bitesize Etc

A guide to the film industry for GCSE students.

: Hot Pursuits

Careers guide.

: Get Webwise

Steve James talks about researching his family tree using the internet.


Talks: Steve James

: Ology Hour

Glen Wilson talks about his passion for psychology.


Talks: Glen Wilson

: Science Fix

The science magazine show investigates sound.

: The Essential Guide to Rocks

Ray Mears explores the volcanic remains in the Lake District.


Presenter: Ray Mears

: The Kit

A guide to what is new in games, computing and all things digital.

: Hot Pursuits

Careers guide.

: History Fix

Local history explored by Rory McGrath and his team. (Digital widescreen)


Presenter: Rory McGrath

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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