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: Talking Landscapes

Investigating why so much woodland has survived in the Weald of Kent.

: Return of the Architect

Architects Michael and Patty Hopkins revisit Glyndebourne Opera House to assess its functionality.


Architect: Patty Hopkins
Architect: Michael Hopkins

: Rambert at 75

The history of the Rambert Dance Company featuring archive material of classic performances.

: Christopher Bruce: from Pierrot to Hurricane

A young Bruce performs in the classic Pierrot Lunaire. plus excerpts from his latest work as a choreographer, Hurricane.


Dancer: Christopher Bruce

: Michael Moore Talks to Kirsty Wark

The confrontational American satirist discusses politics and violence in America.


Interviewer: Kirsty Wark
Interviewee: Michael Moore

: Herbie Hancock: Rock goes to College

Footage of Hancock appearing at London's Chelsea College.


Pianist: Herbie Hancock

: Band of Brothers: Bastogne

December 1944: Easy Company have to fend off frostbite, hunger and battle fatigue in the Belgian forest in the sixth episode of the war drama.

: Newsnight Review

Arts discussion shown last Friday on BBC2.

: The Grierson Documentary Awards

Michael Palin hosts the ceremony.


Host: Michael Palin
Music by: Tony Royden

: As 8.50pm.

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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