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: Tots Time

Richard finds out what makes someone who they are.


Presenter: Richard McCourt

: DynaMo

: Voyager

: Bitesize Etc

A look at Lady Macbeth's sleepwalking scene.

: Hot Pursuits

Ben goes on patrol with the RAC, and James learns how to sell cars.

: Back to the Floor

The founder of Unijet swaps the high life to work as a holiday rep.

: Ology Hour

A look at the fascinating world of bacteria, and how invisible microbes control our daily lives.

: Culture Fix

Peter Curran takes a look at photojournalism.


Presenter: Peter Curran

: Awash with Colour

Suzanne Dando learns how to use watercolours, focusing on skies and foregrounds.


Presenter: Suzanne Dando

: The Kit

The Bitmap Brothers find out about the latest developments in computer games.

: Hot Pursuits

: Italian Fix

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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