• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

  • Show Years

    Hide Years

  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation



A programme for children at home
Dressing-up Day
Carole Ward , Brian Cant
Story: 'Anna and the Magic Hat* by INGER and LASSE SANDBERG


Unknown: Carole Ward


Ten programmes about the relationship between international trade and finance and international power politics
6: ' We chose world power'
Throughout the 1950s Britain continued to act on the assumption that she was a world power. What effect did this have on her economic policies?
Introduced by Roger Opie
Produced by HOWARD SMITH
First shown on BBC-1


Introduced By: Roger Opie
Directed By: David Hargreaves
Produced By: Howard Smith


The World Tonight
John Timpson , Peter Woods and the reporters and correspondents of BBC News and THE WEATHER


Unknown: John Timpson
Unknown: Peter Woods


Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed
The first American to reach the South Pole was a black man, and the first American to perform open-heart surgery was also a black man.
These strayed facts of American history come to light in this documentary in which Bill Cosby, the actor and comedian, examines Negro history and America's attitude to the Negro. This includes an ironic look at the Hollywood treatment of black actors.
Associate producer, WARDELL GAYNOR Executive producer, PERRY WOLFF
A CBS News film


Unknown: Bill Cosby.
Producer: Wardell Gaynor
Producer: Perry Wolff

: World Cinema

Jean Renoir's
Elena et les Hommes starring
Ingrid Bergman
Mel Ferrer
Jean Marais
Photography by Claude Renoir Screenplay by Jean Renoir and Jean Serge
Directed by Jean Renoir
Produced by Louis Wipf
An emigre Polish princess tires of inspiring and influencing the famous and sets off in pursuit of an ideal partner.


Photography: Claude Renoir
Screenplay: Jean Serge
Director: Jean Renoir
Producer: Louis Wipf
Elena: Sorokowska Ingrid Bergman
Henri de Chevincourt: Mel Ferrer
General Rollan: Jean Marais
Lionel Villaret: Jean Claudio
Aunt Olga: Olga Valery
Miarka: Juliette Greco
Martin Michaud: Pierre Bertin
Isnard: Jean Castagnier


For centuries waves of history have broken on the shores of Cyprus, where three continents meet
A film produced by Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation with narration by Leo Genn and music by Mikis Theodorakis


Produced By: Cyprus Broadcasting
Unknown: Leo Genn
Music By: Mikis Theodorakis

: Late Night Line-Up

A last look around the daily scene with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Brian King and Sheridan Morley


Unknown: Michael Dean
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Tony Bilbow
Unknown: Brian King
Unknown: Sheridan Morley
Editor: Rowan Ayers

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.

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