Radio Times

British TV and radio guide

The Radio Times is a magasine that used to be published by the BBC once a week. It has lists of radio and TV programs, interviews, and reviews. It was started in May 1923 by John Reith. It was the world's first broadcast listings magazine. Since 1991 it has had details of other broadcasts, not just from the BBC.[1]

Radio Times was the magazine with the largest circulation in Europe in 1955, with an average sale of 8.8 million.[2]

Since 2011 it has been published by the Immediate Media Company.[3]


  1. Currie, Tony (2001). The Radio Times Story. Kelly Publishing. ISBN 978-1903053096.
  2. Ponsford, Dominic (September 25, 2013). "Happy birthday Radio Times: Ten of the best covers from the last 90 years". Press Gazette. Retrieved 2023-07-26.
  3. "Tom Bureau - interview". 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2023-07-26.