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: From Bard to Verse

Shakespearean shorts.

: Vic and Bob's TOTP2

Queen, Jimi Hendrix , Soft Cell and Hole feature.


Unknown: Jimi Hendrix

: Who Rules the Roost?

5/8. The Perrymans. A husband and wife decide to take on the responsibility of raising his late sister's two children.

: Top Gun

Blockbuster action drama starring
Tom Cruise , Kelly McGillis and Val Kilmer. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell is a rebellious pilot who is accepted into the US Navy's air combat training programme at an exclusive school known as Top Gun. There he finds romance with one of his instructors as he battles to be the best.


Unknown: Tom Cruise
Unknown: Kelly McGillis
Unknown: Val Kilmer.

: Trauma on Three

4/10. A toddler is admitted with a boiled sweet stuck up her nose. Trauma is on BBC1 tomorrow at 8pm
(8.30pm in Scotland). A new episode is tomorrow at 9pm

: Robbie's Millions: Liquid Assets

Robbie Williams's spending habits.


Unknown: Robbie Williams

: as 8pm

: as 10.45pm

: Dreamspaces

: as 11.15pm

: as 12.10am

: as 7.15pm

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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