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: Angela Gheorghiu in Concert

The Romanian soprano sings some of her favourite arias.


Soprano: Angela Gheorghiu

: BBC4 News and Weather

With George Alagiah


Newsreader: George Alagiah

: The Talk Show

Discussing the house-price boom.

: Michael Young: the Quiet Crusader

The career of the scientist, author of the 1945 Labour Party manifesto and creator of the Open University.

: Bismillah of Benaras

A profile of Ustad Bismillah Khan, arguably the world's best player of the shehnai, a north-Indian version of the oboe.


Subject: Ustad Bismillah Khan

: Anoushka Shankar at Womad

The sitar-playing daughter of Ravi Shankar in concert.


Sitar: Anoushka Shankar

: Rome, Open City

Roberto Rossellini's film about the Resistance movement, shot before the Allies entered Rome at the end of the Second World War. In Italian with English subtitles.
Review: pp51-65 (Tue)


Director: Roberto Rossellini

: As 8.30pm.

: As 10pm.

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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