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: Doctor Who Confidential

9/13. The state-of-the-art effects that have provided the Doctor with some memorable aliens to battle in the new series. Simon Pegg narrates.


Unknown: Simon Pegg

: Doctor Who

9/13. At the height of the Blitz in 1941 London, Rose meets the dashing Captain Jack Harkness. First of a two-part story that concludes immediately.
8.15 10/13. A zombie army is on the march as plague spreads in London.
Richard Wilson guests.


Unknown: Captain Jack Harkness.

: Little Britain

8/8; series one. At
Fat Fighters, Marjorie is sacked after a visit from head office. Meanwhile, Lou and Andy have a bonfire. Guest star: Mollie Sugden.


Unknown: Mollie Sugden.

: Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps

3/8; series four.
The appearance of a spider brings Jonny to Janet's rescue.

: Forty Years of F***

1/2. Four decades of swearing on TV, starting with the issues that confronted the BBC and ITV from 1965 until the late 80s. Commenting on the influence of Kenneth Tynan, Alf Garnett and the Sex Pistols' infamous interview with Bill Grundy are John Lydon, Warren Mitchell, Ned Sherrin, Esther Rantzen, Tony Booth, Felix Dennis, Craig Charles, Siouxsie Sioux, Dick Clement, Alex Cox and Andrew Collins. New.


Interviewee: John Lydon
Interviewee: Warren Mitchell
Interviewee: Ned Sherrin
Interviewee: Esther Rantzen
Interviewee: Tony Booth
Interviewee: Felix Dennis
Interviewee: Craig Charles
Interviewee: Dick Clement
Interviewee: Alex Cox
Interviewee: Andrew Collins

: Friday Night with Jonathan Ross

With Joan Rivers and Jack Dee plus Helen Mirren talking about her experience of playing Elizabeth I. Music is from the Black Eyed Peas.
Shown last Friday on BBC1


Presenter: Jonathan Ross
Guest: Joan Rivers
Guest: Jack Dee
Guest: Helen Mirren
Musicians: The Black Eyed Peas

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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.

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