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Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Perils of the Deep
It takes a tragedy on the scale of Piper Alpha to remind us of the human price to be paid for oil and gas. But some North Sea workers are taking daily risks that never hit the headlines. Divers in the alien underwater world are like astronauts, undergoing physical changes, simply to get to work. New research is revealing unsuspected damage to their nervous systems. Doctors believe commercial pressures may partly be to blame. Despite fears of losing their jobs, divers and their wives are now speaking out.
Narrator Paul Vaughan Film editor MICHAEL FLYNN Written and produced by VIVIENNE KING
Horizon editor ROBIN BRIGHTWELL 0 FURTHER INFORMATION:
0 FEATURE: page 100 9 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Piper Alpha
Narrator: Paul Vaughan
Editor: Michael Flynn
Produced By: Vivienne King
Editor: Robin Brightwell

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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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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.

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