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: The Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Sara Cox

A seasonal mix of music and showbiz gossip.

: Scott Mills

Boxing Day festivities with new music and special guests.

: Mayo's Music and Movie Show

Simon Mayo and James King rewind the year's top films with a soundtrack to match.


Presenter: Simon Mayo
Presenter: James King

: Dave Pearce

Cutting edge dance.

: Evening Session

With Steve Lamacq.


Unknown: Steve LamacQ.

: John Peel's Festive 50: Part 1

Annual countdown of the year's most discerning chart, as voted for in the People's Poll by the show's listeners.


DJ: John Peel

: The Radio 1 Rock Showwith Mary Anne Hobbs

With some of the year's best live acts, including Slipknot,
Black Sabbath and the Deftones.


Unknown: Black Sabbath

: Vicky Marsden

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
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