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: Killer Shrimps

The disastrous effect of farming for shrimps and prawns on mangrove swamps.

: Bushman's Last Dance

The plight of the bushmen of the Kalahari desert.

: BBC4 News and Weather

The latest reports.

: The Talk Show with Jonathan Freedland

The Guardian's columnist oversees a debate on Britons' confusion over their national identity.


Presenter: Jonathan Freedland

: Ebony Towers

In the past 30 years a generation of black academics have taken America's Ivy League by storm, while Britain's top black thinkers have left for the States. David Olusoga's film explores the implications for both countries.


Director: David Olusoga

: Caught on a Train

Peggy Ashcroft stars as an enigmatic, elderly Austrian lady travelling across Europe by train in Stephen Poliakoff's nightmarish, moving drama from 1980.


Frau Messner: Peggy Ashcroft
Writer: Stephen Poliakoff

: The Autism Puzzle

It's 60 years since the word "autism" was coined, but what is really known about the condition? This film follows families living with autistic children today.

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: As 7.10pm.

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.

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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