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: Business Confessions

Christopher Foyle reveals his business secrets.


Speaker: Christopher Foyle

: Great Political Mistakes: Churchill

In the early 1930s, Churchill supported the idea that India should remain a British colony, despite the majority of politicians feeling the Empire's days were numbered.


Subject: Winston Churchill

: BBC4 News and Weather

A global roundup.

: Art Crime: the Hairdresser'sTomb

The story of the international smuggling ring that lay behind the looting of the 5,000-year-old tomb of Hetep-ka, chief hairdresser to the pharaohs.

: Visions of Space: Antoni Gaudi

Exploring the legacy of the last great cathedral builder of the 20th century.


Subject: Antoni Gaudi

: Extinction

Will mankind become extinct? Peter Snow debates questions that concern the possible end of life.


Presenter: Peter Snow

: Xiao's Long March

Following the progress of an idle urban teenager who is nagged into joining the army. NEW CHINA. NEW YEAR

: This Happy Life

The lives of the Communist Party Secretary and the manager of one of a Chinese railway station in the run up to New Year.

: As 9.20pm.

With signing.

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.

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