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: Tots Time

Richard finds an empty cardboard box and thinks of ways to use it.


Presenter: Richard McCourt

: DynaMo

Literacy, numeracy and crafts for younger viewers.

: Voyager

Simon Thomas finds out about the history of the motorcar.


Presenter: Simon Thomas

: Voyager

Katy Hill finds out about Paddington Bear and Beatrix Potter.


Presenter: Katy Hill

: Bitesize Etc

How weather affects activities at Coventry Airport.

: Bitesize Etc

A look at respiration and circulation and the team face the First Aid Challenge.

: Work It Up

Working in marketing, with advice on training, job opportunities, salaries and information on where to find that all-important work experience.

: The Crunch

A sandwich chain manager strives to meet sales targets and keep his staff happy.

: Business Class

A report on the inspiration behind the Swatch watch, and how an ice-cream was marketed as a fashion accessory.

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.

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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