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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.
Serial in six parts by JOHN BRASON Based on a story idea by ARDEN WINCH, starring
4: The assassin has found his target ... but to the police the trail seems to have gone dead.
Film cameramanALEC CURTIS Studio lighting john MORRANS Designer CAMPBELL GORDON Producer GERARD GLAISTER Director MICHAEL HAYES


Unknown: John Brason
Unknown: Alec Curtis
Unknown: John Morrans
Designer: Campbell Gordon
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Michael Hayes
: Michael Denison
Captain Percival: Terrence Hardiman
Chief Supt: Franks With
Gabrielle: Marianne Borgo
Agatha: Mary Wimbush
Chief Inspector Perry: Jack McKenzie
Inspector Clarke: Daniel Hill
Constant Delangre: Neville Jason
Inspector Hallisay: Ian Cullen
Dr Ormiston: Tom Chadbon
Sergeant Galbraith: Iain Rattray
Sayers: Ian Flintoff
Braxby: Ian Bamforth
WPC Baker: Tammy Ustinov
PC McKay: Joe Dunlop

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.

Feedback about Skorpion, BBC One London, 21.25, 2 February 1983
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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.

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