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: City Scape

Buildings in Las Vegas.

: The Great War

The last phase of the war features in the final episode. That Was the Great War That Was -

: BBC4 News and Weather


: Frank Gehry: Shaping

Public Spheres A look at public architecture, beginning with Gehry's Maggie Centre in Dundee.

: The Big Read: Battle of the Books: Lord of the Flies v Animal Farm

John Walsh and Ian MacMillan are refereed by Sandi Toksvig.


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

: The Real Room 101

John Hurt , Margaret Attwood and Terry Waite contribute to a look at the influence of 1984 and its torture chamber.


Unknown: John Hurt
Unknown: Margaret Attwood
Unknown: Terry Waite

: Somewhere Better

A Czech Romany family's experience of gaining asylum in Britain is examined in Mira Erdevicki's documentary.
Showing as part of Storyville.
See Choice.


Unknown: Mira Erdevicki

: That Was the Great War that Was

The making of The Great War, painting a portrait of a long-lost BBC.

: The IVF Debate

Panorama (BBC1, 10.15pm) topic is discussed.

: As 8.30

: As 10pm.

With sign language.

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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