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The World About Us

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The Year of the Green Centre Narrated by BARRY PAINE
Australia's wettest year on record brought floods and disaster to many areas. Central Australia is the driest part of this driest of permanently inhabited continents, yet even this had been deluged. It turned green almost overnight. A normally drought-gripped land was awakened into the most vividly spectacular bloom of desert Howers and animals in living memory. The desert rains triggered birds into breeding and produced abundant food for insects, lizards, mice and men.
Producers BARRY PAINE, KEN TAYLOR Series editors ANTHONY ISAACS and CHRISTOPHER PARSONS (Bristol)

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Unknown: Ken Taylor
Editors: Anthony Isaacs
Editors: Christopher Parsons

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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.

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