• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

  • Show Years

    Hide Years

  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation


: Liquid Assets: Elton's Millions

A delve into the abundant finances of the former Reg Dwight.


Unknown: Reg Dwight.

: Britain's Closest Encounter: Rendlesham

An evening of extraterrestrial-based scheduling starts with another chance to see the story of a series of alleged UFO sightings in Suffolk in 1980.

: Taken

The final episode in the epic series, also showing on BBC2. See page 68 for details.

: Pure Taken

An interactive live studio show in which fans of Steven Spielberg's Taken look back at his latest series. Cast members also give insights into working on the show.


Unknown: Steven Spielberg

: Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

The faux-naif inquisitor meets a community of hardcore UFO believers in the United States.

: Inside Taken

Rounding off the themed evening, a behind-the-scenes documentary on the alien-abduction series.

: Calebdaq

Stockbroking show that puts a virtual price on the heads of the famous.

: This Is Dom Joly

Celebrity Chat.

: Monkey Dust

Animated sketches.

: As 7pm.

: As 8pm.

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
Continue Cancel