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: Soviet Conductor:Russian Aristocrat

The great
Russian conductor
Yevgeney Mravinksky , is profiled. Includes Weber's Oberon Overture and Tchaikovsky's Francesca da Rimini.


Conductor: Yevgeney Mravinksky

: Profile

French president Jacques Chirac features in the first of this evening's Profile double bill.
9.30 Vladimir Putin has been President of Russia for over three years - yet remains an enigma.


Unknown: Jacques Chirac
Unknown: Vladimir Putin

: State of Play

The fourth part of the conspiracy thriller about a journalist. Repeated next Sunday on BBC1 www.bbc.co.uk/stateofplay

: Curb Your Enthusiasm

A spelling error in an obituary causes problems for Larry in a slice of the comedy. A re-run of the entire first series starts tomorrow at 10.30pm

: The Commanding Heights

Bill Clinton appears in the first of the series, chronicling the struggle between markets and governments. Continues at the same time tomorrow


Unknown: Bill Clinton

: The Famine Business

Millions were reported at risk in 2002. If rains failed in Africa, a famine loomed. But was the threat real?

: As 8.30pm.

: As 9.30pm.

: As 7pm.

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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