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: World Service

6.00 News and 24 Hours;
6.30 Meridian; 7.0 Newsdesk

: Sunday Edition

with Barry Johnston


Presenter: Barry Johnston

: This Family Business

Omnibus edition

: Education Matters

with Wendy Jones


Presenter: Wendy Jones

: Time Travel

1940: The Battle of Britain

: Invitation to Dinner

Susan Marling visits an Italian family in Glasgow.


Reporter: Susan Marling

: Open University

12.01 Education Bulletin
12.20 Education for Adults
1.03 Arts: The Second Reform Act
1.23 Writing about Modern Art
1.43 The 19th-century Novel

: Sunday Sport

Charles Colvile with news of the Hungarian Motorcycle Grand Prix, the US Open Tennis, European Masters Golf and the latest round of the World Sportscar Championship.


Presenter: Charles Colvile

: Open University

7.20 Who Controls Technology?
I 7.40 French 18th-century Art
8.00 Culture and Belief in Europe
1.20 Nuclear Proliferation
8.40 Social Sciences

: Nightbeat

A thriller series, made in the USA, evoking the atmosphere of a 1930's black and white movie.

: Across the Line

Satire, music and topical issues from Northern
Ireland with Mike Edgar.


Presenter: Mike Edgar.

: World Service


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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