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: Chris Evans

The only breakfast show worth listening to, with Newsbeat and the Big Traffic.

: Simon Mayo

with the best tunes of the last three decades in the 11.33.

: Lisa I'Anson

Join the lunchtime club with Lisa I'Anson.

: Nicky Campbell

with the Teasingly Topical
Triple Tracker. Phone in with your contribution for free on [number removed].

: Mark Goodier

Including the Chart Hour from
4.00, plus three top tunes in the nightly Drive-In at 6.00.

: Evening Session

Jo Whiley and Steve Lamacq with the best in new music.


Unknown: Jo Whiley
Unknown: Steve LamacQ

: Cling Him with Mark Kermode and Mary Anne Hobbs

The film world all wrapped up: movies, videos, on-set reports, reviews and recommendations.

: Mark Radcliffe

Dubious bedsit delights and a boy called Lard.

: Claire Sturgess

Maximum music overnight, including the late-night roundup from the super highway in Radio l's entertainment news service, the Net, at 12.15am.

: Clive Warren

The UK's high-density early-morning music mix.

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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