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: Tots Time

Richard McCourt presents stories and rhymes and songs to sing, with plenty to see and do.


Presenter: Richard McCourt

: K Club

The interactive internet club for kids, live from the BBC Cybercafe, presented by Kirsten O'Brien.


Presenter: Kirsten O'Brien

: Bitesize Etc

Educational show for teenagers.

: Have Words

A Tory peer invites an Anarcho-Marxist class-warrior to stay for a week on his Scottish estate.

: Workers at War

First of a four-part documentary series which looks at the tough world of salespeople, featuring a computer specialist, a woman who sells underwear and a self-made man.

: Ology Hour

A look at the subject of psychology.

: Front Room

: The Kit

Sir Clive Sinclair talks about the C5 ZX Spectrum.


Speaker: Sir Clive Sinclair

: Have Words

: Culture Fix

Peter Curran traces the roots of minimalism.


Presenter: Peter Curran

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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