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: In Search of Scotland

A history of the Scots opens with Neolithic reiics found all over Scotland. Fiona Watson presents the first of the ten-part rerun series, which continues on Friday.


Presenter: Fiona Watson

: The Readers' and Writers' Roadshow

Penelope Lively and Annette Kuhn discuss the use of the visual image in their work. With Kate Mosse.


Presenter: Kate Mosse
Guest: Penelope Lively
Guest: Annette Kuhn

: BBC4 News and Weather

Then Video Nation.

: Dinner with Portillo

Frederick Forsyth and Labour MP Oona King discuss Britain's future in Europe. Friends and enemies of the EU ask where it will lead and how it will work. A Common Agricultural Policy satire follows.


Presenter: Michael Portillo
Guest: Frederick Forsyth
Guest: Oona King

: E U E U O

South Park meets Gulliver's Travels in a satirical documentary. Nick Fraser and Ben Lewis try to make sense of the Common Agricultural Policy.


Filmmaker: Nick Fraser
Filmmaker: Ben Lewis

: The Woman Next Door

*** Francois Truffaut drama from 1981 about a man whose marriage is at risk when an ex-lover becomes his neighbour. Starring Fanny Ardant, Gerard Depardieu and Henri Garcin. In French with English subtitles. Widescreen.


Director: Francois Truffaut
Mathilde Bauchard: Fanny Ardant
Bernard Coudray: Gerard Depardieu
Philippe Bauchard: Henri Garcin

: After Dark

Open-ended discussion show.

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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