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: The Saatchi Gallery - a

Private View Tom Paulin and Jeanette Winterson take a tour of the new art gallery.


Unknown: Tom Paulin
Unknown: Jeanette Winterson

: BBC Singer of the World in Cardiff

Gwynne Howell provides an insight as Austria, Georgia, Ireland, Sweden and Chile compete in round four.
Ralf Weikert conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
Continues at 8.30pm


Bass: Gwynne Howell
Unknown: Ralf Weikert

: BBC4 News and Weather


: BBC Singer of the World In

Cardiff More from round four.
More tomorrow 7.15pm

: The Big Read: Battle of the Books

The Great Gatsby takes on Brideshead Revisited. With John Walsh, Ian MacMillan and Sandi Toksvig.
Sandi Toksvig - RT interview: pg 30


Unknown: John Walsh
Unknown: Ian MacMillan
Unknown: Sandi Toksvig

: Le Secret

Anne Coesens plays the lead in Virginie Wagon's erotic drama from 2000, in the first of tonight's Sex ef la Cite double bill. In French and English with English subtitles.


Unknown: Anne Coesens

: Jacques Chirac - Profile

A year and a half with France's president, from national contempt and electoral triumph to global notoriety. More Sex et la Cite tomorrow 10.00pm

: As 11.45pm.

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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