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: Nelson: Love and Fame

Edgar Vincent 's
Samuel Johnson prize-nominated book is discussed.


Unknown: Edgar Vincent
Unknown: Samuel Johnson

: Time Shift: Children's News

Michael Buerk, John Craven and Jon Snow contribute to a Time Shift documentary.


Interviewee: Michael Buerk
Interviewee: John Craven
Interviewee: Jon Snow

: Natasha's Dance:a Cultural History of Russia

Orlando Figes's prize-nominated book is discussed.

: BBC4 News and Weather

[web address removed]

: Designer of the Year: theAnnouncement

Who will win the Design Museum's L25,000 prize?

: Lenny Bruce: Swear toTell the Truth

Robert de Niro narrates a profile of the ground-breaking comedian.


Unknown: Robert de Niro

: Curb Your Enthusiasm

An ex-porn star has a party. See Monday's Choice.
11.00 Larry tries to buy Cheryl a bracelet.

: The Commanding Heights

With former Polish president
Lech Walesa. Continues at the same time tomorrow


Unknown: Lech Walesa.

: The Devil That Dancedon the Water

Aminatta Foma 's book is discussed.


Unknown: Aminatta Foma

: As 7.10pm.

: As 7pm.

: The FamineBusiness

Was a threat of famine real?

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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