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: Time Shift: High Rise Dreams

In the first of three programmes on architecture, "Time Shift" looks at how idealistic architects changed the face of council housing in Britain, only then to be thwarted.

: Zaha Hadid - Profile

The Iraqi-born, CBE-winning female architect is profiled.

: Rank Gehry: Shaping PubicSpheres

The past, present and future of public architecture - beginning with Gehry's Maggie
Centre in Dundee.

: The Art of Barbara

Hepworth Gina McKee voices the sculptor's words as we see her work.


Unknown: Hepworth Gina McKee

: Edge of Darkness

The classic thriller from 1986 gets another airing. The death of his daughter leads a policeman into a nuclear conspiracy. See also
Time Shift, next.

: Time Shift: Political Thrillers

"Time Shift" takes a look at TV thrillers, including "Edge of Darkness" and "State of Play".

: Madagascar Rhythms

A musical journey with Hanitra, the brains behind the world music group Tarika.

: The Uon's Trail

One man's struggle to be recognised as the writer of the song The
Lion Sleeps Tonight.

: As 8.30pm.

: As 9pm.

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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