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: Lost Highway: theStory of Country Music

Willie Nelson , Emmylou Harris , Alison Krauss , Kris Kristofferson and Gillian Welch star on the first of four shows. More tomorrow.
First shown on BBC2 (S) (W)


Unknown: Willie Nelson
Unknown: Emmylou Harris
Unknown: Alison Krauss
Unknown: Kris Kristofferson
Unknown: Gillian Welch

: BBC4 News and Weather


: The Big Read: Battle of the Books

The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy v The Colour of Magic. (W)

: Hindu Nation

with Mark Tully
Rising intolerance and violence threaten India's religious pluralism. Mark Tully investigates in the first of a season exploring issues affecting the subcontinent. (S) (W)


Unknown: Mark Tully

: United We Stand

A young woman is stuck in a swamp in this Norwegian short. (W)

: What If ... the Falklands War

Suppose Mrs Thatcher had lost the war. Clive Anderson talks to Ann Leslie , Matthew Parris and Francis Wheen. (S) (W)


Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Talks: Clive Anderson
Unknown: Ann Leslie
Unknown: Matthew Parris
Unknown: Francis Wheen

: Great Political Mistakes

How the council tax played a part in the downfall of Mrs Thatcher. (S) (W)


Unknown: Mrs Thatcher.

: As 9pm.

(S) (W)

: As 9.50pm.

: As 10pm.

(S) (W)

: As 10.30pm.

(S) (W)

: As 8.30pm.

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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