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: World Service

: Sunday Edition

Barry Johnston with music, guests, reviews and a look at the Sunday papers.


Unknown: Barry Johnston

: This Family Business

Omnibus edition with Johnnie Walker


Unknown: Johnnie Walker

: Education Matters

with Wendy Jones


Unknown: Wendy Jones

: Time Travel

John Campbell visits
Chedworth Roman Villa.


Unknown: John Campbell

: Invitation to Dinner

Susan Marling visits a Jamaican family in Luton.


Unknown: Susan Marling

: Open University

: Sunday Sport

with Charles Colvile.
Football: Barclays League: Liverpool v
Manchester United
Commentary on the whole match from 5.00.
Cricket: Refuge
Assurance Cup final. Commentary from
Edgbaston on this, the last one-day final of the season.
Golf: news from the Lancome Trophy in Paris.
Including at 6.00pm
Sunday Sports Report


Unknown: Charles Colvile.

: Open University

: Nightbeat

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

: Across the Line

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


Unknown: 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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