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: In Search of Scotland

The country's relationship with England features in the seventh of the series.

: The DVD Collection

Sir David Lean's "Hobson's Choice" and "The Sound Barrier", and the film of David Mamet's "American Buffalo" reviewed.

: BBC4 News and Weather

[web address removed]

: Profile: Sir Paul Nurse

Nobel Prize-winner Sir Paul Nurse, who has raised new hopes of treating cancer, is profiled by Roger Highfield. Part of "DNA @ 50".


Subject: Sir Paul Nurse
Presenter: Roger Highfield

: Rosalind Franklin - DNA's Dark Lady

Once overshadowed by male colleagues, Franklin is credited for her work in cracking the DNA code.

: Life Story

Jeff Goldblum, Tim Pigott-Smith, Alan Howard and Juliet Stevenson star in a drama about the race to find the structure of DNA.


Jim Watson: Jeff Goldblum.
Francis Crick: Tim Pigott-Smith
Maurice Wilkins: Alan Howard
Rosalind Franklin: Juliet Stevenson

: Curb Your Enthusiasm

Larry runs into an old flame. See Wednesday choice.

: Beck's Futures

Carey Young and Francis Upritchard profiled.


Subject: Carey Young
Subject: Francis Upritchard

: As 7.30pm.

: As 8.30pm.

: As 9pm.

: Horizon Revisited: The Human Genome Project

Concluding this week's "DNA @ 50" strand.

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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