• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

  • Show Years

    Hide Years

  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation


: Gary King

: The Breakfast Show

with Jakki Brambles and Gary King


Unknown: Jakki Brambles
Unknown: Gary King

: Simon Bates

: Newsbeat

: Afternoon Show Special

Steve Wright looks back at this year's guests.
Including Warren Beatty , Cliff Richard ,
Elton John , Macca j and William Shatner.
Producer Jonathan Ruffle


Unknown: Steve Wright
Unknown: Warren Beatty
Unknown: Cliff Richard
Unknown: Elton John
Unknown: William Shatner.
Producer: Jonathan Ruffle

: Jenny Costello

: Jenny Costello

: The Christmas Concerts

The International Tribute to Nelson Mandela
Richard Skinner introduces excerpts from the concert held last Easter Monday at Wembley Stadium.
Including part of Nelson Mandela's historic address to a world audience.


Presenter: Richard Skinner
Speaker: Nelson Mandela
Producer: Tony Wilson
Producer: Jeff Griffin

: They Don't Make Christmas Records Like They Used To

Mike Read presents rare soul, rock 'n' roll and R 'n' B Christmas records, mostly from the 50s and 60s, and originally never released in Britain.


Presenter: Mike Read
Producer: Mike Hawkes

: Adrian Juste

Christmas Eve Party
Producer Malcolm Brown


Producer: Malcolm Brown

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
Continue Cancel