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: Don't Let's Go to the Dogs

Alexandra Fuller's autobiography of her childhood in Zimbabwe.


Subject: Alexandra Fuller

: Art Crime: The Scream

The undercover operation to retrieve Edvard Munch's The Scream, stolen in 1994.


Subject: Edvard Munch

: BBC4 News and Weather

A global roundup.

: The Talk Show with Jonathan Freedland



Presenter: Jonathan Freedland

: Holidays In the Axis of Evil

A two-part series in which Ben Anderson investigates life in the world's six most evil countries, as identified by George W Bush: North Korea, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya and Cuba. Tonight Anderson visits the first two countries. Concludes tomorrow at 9pm.


Presenter: Ben Anderson

: Imran Khan: the Scourge of Racism

Interviewing the former cricketer who is now, arguably, Britain's most high-profile solicitor.


Speaker: Imran Khan

: JLB: the Man Who Saw the Future

The life of probably the most influential inventor of the 20th century, television pioneer John Logie Baird.


Subject: John Logie Baird

: As 7.10pm.

: The Story of Welsh

Battles and Borrowing. How Welsh is full of geographical surprises.
1.25 Conquest. Welsh was once a court language.

: 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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