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: Business Confessions

Business secrets of publisher
Michael Heseltine. (W)


Unknown: Michael Heseltine.

: Art Crime

The story of the 1994 theft of Edvard Munch 's
The Scream. (S) (W)


Unknown: Edvard Munch

: BBC4 News and Weather


: The Big Read: Battle of the Books

Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath v Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. (S) (W)

: What If ... Smith not Blair

John O'Farrell , Kenneth Clarke MP and Andrew Marr discuss what might have resulted if John Smith had lived. (S) (W)


Unknown: John O'Farrell
Unknown: Kenneth Clarke
Unknown: Andrew Marr
Unknown: John Smith

: Hollywood Composers

Leonard Slatkin , in the first of two programmes, explores the movie music of Erich Wolfgang
Komgold. (S) (W)


Unknown: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Erich Wolfgang

: QI

Stephen Fry's new comedy quiz show, which began tonight on BBC2, continues.
See Choice. (S) (W)


Host: Stephen Fry

: Chile: the Other

How an attack on 11 September 1973 brought Pinochet to power in Chile. (S) (W)

: Peter Sellars:Opera's Bad Boy

The director is profiled. (S) (W)

: Modern Times

Short films first shown as part of The Shortest Night. (S) (W)

: As 8.30pm.

: As 7.10pm.


: As 11pm.

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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