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: Primate Primers

The gorilla under the spotlight.

: Earth Story

Could our planet experience a second Ice Age? Aubrey Manning investigates.


Unknown: Aubrey Manning

: BBC4 News and Weather

With George Alagiah.


Unknown: George Alagiah.

: The Edinburgh Show

Ronnie Corbett samples Fringe comedy and Kirsty Wark meets writers at the Book Festival.


Unknown: Ronnie Corbett
Unknown: Kirsty Wark

: Readers and Writers at Edinburgh

Kate Mosse presents the literary show from the Edinburgh Book Festival.


Unknown: Kate Mosse

: Edinburgh Specials: Variety

Douglas Maxwell 's comic new play, performed by the Grid Iron Theatre Company, and set in a doomed variety theatre somewhere in Scotland in 1929. Contains strong language.


Unknown: Douglas Maxwell

: No Place to Go

**** Biographical drama, in German with English subtitles.

: As 8.30pm.

: How to Build a Human

Secrets of sex. With sign language .

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.

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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