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: Primate Primers: Orang-utan

How the world's largest tree-dwellers adapted to life in the rainforest.

: The Life of Birds: The Problems of Parenthood

The diversity of avian feeding practices.

: BBC4 News and Weather

With George Alagiah.


Newsreader: George Alagiah

: The DVD Collection

Reviews of Singin' in the Rain, Jules et Jim and The Red Squirrel. With Stuart Maconie.


Presenter: Stuart Maconie.

: November Jazz: Herbie Hancock at the Barbican

Pre-eminent musical quintet Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, Roy Hargrove, George Mraz and Willie Jones pay tribute to jazz giants Miles Davis and John Coltrane in a 2001 concert.


Pianist: Herbie Hancock
Saxophonist: Michael Brecker
Trumpeter: Roy Hargrove
Saxophonist: George Mraz
Drummer: Willie Jones

: The Tramp and the Dictator

Analysing The Great Dictator, Charlie Chaplin's bitter satirical take on Adolf Hitler.

: Daniel Barenboim: Profile

Following the pianist and conductor during a busy weekend at the Berlin State Opera.


Subject: Daniel Barenbobn

: As 8.30pm

: Michael Moore Talks to Kirsty Wark

The satirist discusses politics and violence in America.


Interviewer: Kirsty Wark
Interviewee: Michael Moore

: As 9.30pm

: The British Enlightenment

The contributions of British thinkers to the shaping of Europe. Signed.

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.

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