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: Superfly

Documentary that uses specialist photography and 3D animation to provide a fty's-eye-view of a hundred years of genetic research.

: BBC4 News and Weather

The latest reports.

: Matthew Bourne - Profile

Behind the scenes of the choreographer's latest work, a production of Nutcracker! at
Sadler's Wells.


Subject: Matthew Bourne

: Traveller In a Strange Country: Bill Brandt

A portrait of the eminent British photographer, whose best-known work captured Londoners under siege during the Second World War.


Subject: Bill Brandt

: Brief Encounters

A profile of Antony Gormley, sculptor of The Angel of the North.


Subject: Antony Gormley

: Echo of the Elephants: the Next Generation

Cynthia Moss and David Attenborough narrate this award-winning portrait of a Kenyan elephant.


Narrator: Cynthia Moss
Narrator: David Attenborough

: Time Shift: The Rise and Fall of the Comedy Straight Man

The history of the unsung half of comedy double acts.

: 40 Minutes: the Importance of Being Ernie

The late Ernie Wise talks about his partnership with Eric.


Speaker: Ernie Wise

: Funny Business: Let There Be Love

Stormy relations behind double acts.

: As 9pm

: As 8.30pm

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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