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: Liquid News

Including Celebdaq Daily Update.


Hidden-camera game show.

: The News Show

National and international update.

: Pure Soap

Small-screen gossip and celebrity news.


Comic game show that uses hidden cameras to find contestants.

: The Third Degree: on the Trail of aI-Qaeda

An organisation, a movement or an ideology?
British Muslim Imran Khan sets out to understand what exactly al-Qaeda is - a journey that takes him to significant locations in its recent history, including Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bali.


Unknown: Imran Khan

: Robbie Williams - a Very British Cowboy

Behind the scenes of the video shoot for the recent single Feel.

: EastEnders

Shown 7.30pm on BBC1. See choice.

: The Bachelor

David Donald continues his quest to find Mrs Right.

: Love for Sale

Following clients, girls and madams at two Nevada brothels.

: Johnny Vaughan Tonight


: as 7pm

: 8.30pm

: as 9pm

: as 11.30pm

: as 7pm

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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