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Tomorrow's World


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The series offering the latest news of science, medicine and technology.

Tonight: a report from Tokyo, where the world's biggest fire department is using a robot that can rescue people from burning buildings considered too hazardous for human firefighters; how scientists in New York are combatting "scratchiti" the craze for defacing subway-train windows with emery cloths or fake diamonds - with a cheap, tough alternative; plus, in a feature held over from last week, news of a Nasa experiment that tests if Briton Nigel Packham can survive in a cramped airtight box for 15 days with his oxygen supply recycled by 30,000 wheat seedlings. Presented by Shahnaz Pakravan, Howard Stableford, with Jez Nelson and Vivienne Parry.

Further Details: Ceefax page 623, the TW Hotline on [number removed], or the internet on [web address removed]


Presenter: Shahnaz Pakravan
Presenter: Howard Stableford
Reporter: Jez Nelson
Reporter: Vivienne Parry
Producer: Sam Roberts
Editor: Edward Briffa

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 Tomorrow's World, BBC One London, 19.30, 20 October 1995
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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.

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