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: 21st-century Bach -the Complete Organ Works

Prelude in A minor. (W)

: Great Railway Journeys

From Tokyo to Kagoshima,
Fergal Keane rides the fastest train on Earth and meets the world's most useless inventor.
First shown on BBC2 (S) (W)


Unknown: Fergal Keane

: BBC4 News and Weather


: Etre et Avoir

A teacher reflects on his 20 years in an isolated farming community. Nicolas Philibert 's 2002 documentary, showing as part of Storyville, begins the week's Back to School strand. In French with English subtitles. Review page 50.


Unknown: Nicolas Philibert

: What If ... the Pill

Fay Weldon , Zoe Williams and Bryan Appleyard discuss what might have happened without the contraceptive pill.
Clive Anderson hosts. (S) (W)


Unknown: Fay Weldon
Unknown: Zoe Williams
Unknown: Bryan Appleyard
Unknown: Clive Anderson

: Ca Commence Aujord'hul

**** Daniel is more than just a teacher to underprivileged pupils. Philippe Torreton stars in Bertrand Tavernier 's challenging drama. Part of the Back to
School strand. In French with English subtitles. (W)


Unknown: Philippe Torreton
Unknown: Bertrand Tavernier

: Best of Glastonbury

Beth Orton , Moloko, David Holmes and Morcheeba are among highlights. (W)


Unknown: Beth Orton
Unknown: David Holmes

: As 10.15pm.

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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This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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