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: Dave Pearce

with top tunes and more end-of-year advice for Sad Gits.

: Mark Goodier

Your chance to have those nagging questions answered in Need to Know. Fax the studio at local rates on [number removed].

: Newsbeat Review 96

Tina Ritchie looks back at
Radio l's top stories in music, news and sport. Take That split but Oasis triumph. Damon Hill wins the Formula One title but England lose out in Euro 96. And the political arena is dominated by concerns over the ownership of weapons.


Unknown: Tina Ritchie
Unknown: Damon Hill

: Priority Night Extravaganza

Direct from the Underworld, at
London's Goiders Green
Hippodrome, four hours showcasing the emerging talent of 1997. Prepare for maximum new music.

: Mary Anne Hobbs

Mary Anne Hobbs battles against post-turkey syndrome with great music.


Unknown: Mary Anne Hobbs

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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