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Horizon

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.
The Hunt for the Aids Vaccine. In 1984. when HIV was discovered to be the cause of Aids, there were confident predictions that a vaccine to combat the disease would be ready for testing in just two years. Almost two decades on, with 25 million dead, there is still no sign of a vaccine, with brilliant scientists finding themselves continually thwarted by the virus's ability to change its structure. This documentary follows the microbiological detective story that has seen some of the best brains struggling to defeat the most extraordinary bug the world has ever seen.
Producer Adrian Pennink ; Editor Matthew Barrett

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Editor: Matthew Barrett

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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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