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: The Art of Conducting

How the technique of conducting an orchestra varies widely.

: Mozart's Missing Manuscript?

The discovery in Halifax public records office of what appears to be Mozart's adaptation of Handel's Judas Maccabaeus , a production of which follows.
8.30 The Concert John Pryce Jones conducts the world premiere of "Mozart's manuscript".


Conductor: John Pryce Jones

: Germany, Year Zero

Rossellini's drama about a young boy in war-torn Berlin. In German with English subtitles.

: Newsnight Review

Round-table arts discussion. Shown last Friday on BBC2.

: Four People

Four political profiles begin with Tony Benn talking about his roadshow.
12.40am Profiling ex-cabinet minister Peter Mandelson.
1.10 The work of ex-Tory Party Chairman Chris Patten.
1.40-2.40am The life of the ground-breaking social scientist, Michael Young.


Speaker: Tony Benn
Subject: Peter Mandelson
Subject: Chris Patten
Subject: Michael Young

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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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