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: Horizon Revisited: The Human Genome Project

A project to map the body's genes began in 1985. What has been learned? "DNA @ 50" continues at 8.30.

: BBC4 News and Weather

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: Superfly

How scientists around the world are hoping that genetic research into the common fruit fly will help to find a cure for cancer.

: My Sperm Donor Dad - Storyville

One of the first men to be born as a result of artificial insemination tries to trace his biological father.

: One Man and His Worm: Sir John Sulston

Working with a microscopic worm, the scientist pioneered the techniques that led to one of the defining achievements of the 20th century - the sequencing of the human genome. "DNA @ 50" continues tomorrow 8.30


Subject: Sir John Sulston

: Sotheby's and Christie's: A Crime Amongst Gentlemen

One of the biggest art heists of all time.

: Beck's Futures

The work of short listed artists Lucy Skaer and David Sherry.


Subject: Lucy Skaer
Subject: David Sherry

: As 10.30pm.

With sign language.

: As 8.30pm.

With sign language.

: As 9.30pm.

With sign language.

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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