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: Four Minutes

A profile of photojournalist Tom Stoddart, renowned for his portraits of life in developing countries.


Unknown: Tom Stoddart

: The Reporters

The best global reports from the BBC's correspondents.

: Profile: Sir Paul Nurse

Science journalist Roger Highfield pays tribute to Nobel Prize-winning biologist Paul Nurse, whose work on cancer cells may lead to a whole new way of treating the disease.


Unknown: Roger Highfield
Unknown: Paul Nurse

: Readers' and Writers' Roadshow

Alongside authors Victoria Glendinning and Nigel Nicolson, Kate Mosse hosts a debate from the Cheltenham Festival of Literature.


Unknown: Victoria Glendinning
Unknown: Nigel Nicolson
Unknown: Kate Mosse

: The DVD Collection

The latest DVD releases.

: Time Regained

Drama, based on Le Temps Retrouve by Marcel Proust.
Covering Parisian life from the optimistic 1880s to the depressed 1920s, the film follows the story of Marcel, a writer whose life among the aristocracy becomes his art. Starring Catherine Deneuve, Emmanuelle Beart and John Malkovich. In French with English subtitles.


Unknown: Marcel Proust.
Unknown: Catherine Deneuve
Unknown: John Malkovich.

: Mall Music: Damon Albarn and Afel Bocoum at the Barbican

In 2000, Damon Albarn played and recorded with some of Mali's musical stars. This film covers Albarn's video diary of his trip plus last month's reunion concert at London's Barbican.


Musician: Damon Albarn

: Sir Paul Nurse - Profile

As 7.30pm.

: The Reporters

Global reports.

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.

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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