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: Walking with Cavemen

Professor Robert Winston traces recent evolutionary history in the last of the series. Repeated tomorrow on BBC1


Presenter: Professor Robert Winston

: The Readers' and Writers' Roadshow

Alexander Waugh and Peter Stanford discuss God and heaven.


Speaker: Alexander Waugh
Speaker: Peter Stanford

: BBC4 News and Weather

[web address removed]

: Motherland - a Genetic Journey

The extraordinary story of three people who have used genetics to find their lost African roots is told in an epic documentary. Narrated by Hugh Quarshie. "DNA @ 50" continues tomorrow 8.30


Narrator: Hugh Quarshie

: Curb Your Enthusiasm

Larry causes offence and Cheryl pays the price.
10.30 Larry runs into an old flame in the last of the first series.

: Stan Tracey - the Godfather of British Jazz

Dame Cleo Laine, Humphrey Lyttelton and Michael Horovitz contribute to a profile of one of Britain's greatest living jazz musicians.


Interviewee: Dame Cleo Laine
Interviewee: Humphrey Lyttelton
Interviewee: Michael Horovitz

: Smokey Dives

George Melly guests on a look at how post-war Britain was enlivened by traditional jazz.


Guest: George Melly

: As 7.30pm.

: The Resurrection Debate

Discussing Christ's Resurrection.

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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