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: The Queen

speaks to the Commonwealth.

: Simon Bates's Solid Gold Christmas

Three hours of solid gold hits

: Mike Read's Christmas Dinner

Mike plays host to his DJ colleagues on Christmas Day. Producers DAVE ATKEY and ROGER PUSEY


Producers: Dave Atkey
Producers: Roger Pusey

: Simon Mayo


DJ: Simon Mayo
Producer: Chris Vezey

: Only at Christmas....

John Peel plays some of the good, the bad, the ugly, the yule-ish, coolish and foolish records that are released.... only at Christmas.
W HEAR THIS! page 20


Producer: John Walters

: Jeff Young's Christmas Beat


DJ: Jeff Young
Producer: Mike Hawkes

: The Friday Rock Show

Presented by Tommy Vance Merry Metal Music
Requested highlights from the vaults of the Friday Rock Show Producer TONY WILSON


Presented By: Tommy Vance
Producer: Tony Wilson

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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