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: Brief Lives

Obituary column with Dotun Adebayo.


Unknown: Dotun Adebayo.

: Weekend Breakfast

Brian Alexander and Rachel Burden present news, sport, travel and weather, and flick through the Sunday papers. EMAIL: breakfast@bbc.co.uk Text: [number removed]


Unknown: Brian Alexander
Unknown: Rachel Burden

: Sports Week

Nick Mullins rounds up the week's headline stories and interviews big-name sports guests.


Unknown: Nick Mullins

: Julian Worricker

Investigative reports, politics, showbiz gossip and current affairs. Including the 5 Live Report.
War of the Words With discounted books - such as the recent near-half-price Harry Potter - selling like wildfire in supermarkets. Andrew Fletcher assesses the state of the British book industry.


Unknown: Harry Potter
Unknown: Andrew Fletcher

: Sport on 5

A busy afternoon of live sport, featuring full coverage of the Turkish Grand Prix. There's also second-half Premiership commentary on Bolton v Everton, followed by full commentary on Chelsea v Arsenal. Plus updates from the latest round of matches from rugby league's Super League, today's one-day cricket and round nine of the British Superbikes at Silverstone. Presented by Eleanor Oldroyd.


Presented By: Eleanor Oldroyd.

: 6-0-6

Adrian Chiles hosts a football phone-in. To have a say on the weekend's action in the English and Scottish Leagues, call free on [number removed]93 or email via bbc.co.uk/606. TEXT: [number removed]


Unknown: Adrian Chiles

: A Year in the Life

New series 1/5. Manchester United star and Welsh football captain Ryan Giggs is the first of five personalities from the worlds of sport, politics and the arts to share personal memories of a particular year. Giggs recalls 1999, especially the European Champions League final. Producer Danny O'Connor


Unknown: Captain Ryan Giggs
Producer: Danny O'Connor

: 5 Live Report

War of the Words. With supermarkets selling books at a huge discount, Andrew Fletcher assesses the state of the British book industry. Producer David Cook


Unknown: Andrew Fletcher
Producer: David Cook

: The Weekend News

With Richard Evans and Aasmah Mir.


Unknown: Richard Evans

: Stephen Nolan

Topical phone-in debate, live from Birmingham. To take part, call free on [number removed]93.

: Up All Night

Esther Armah with the top stories from around the world. Including at 2.30 American Sport with Todd Ant and at


Unknown: Esther Armah
Unknown: Todd Ant

: Show Business

with Peter Bowes in Los Angeles.

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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