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: 21st-century Bach -the Complete Organ Works

John Scott Whiteley plays "Little" Fugue in G minor.


Unknown: John Scott Whiteley

: Gorillas - on the Trail of King Kong

David Attenborough recalls a search for the Congo's lowland gorilla.


Unknown: David Attenborough

: BBC4 News and Weather


: Football and Fascism

I How did Hitler, Franco and Mussolini manipulate the game? Real Madrid player
Alfredo Di Stefano is among the contributors.


Unknown: Alfredo Di Stefano

: The Cup

A trainee monk is desperate to watch the World Cup. Tradition and teenage obsession clash in Khyentse Norbu 's comedy from 1999. In Hindi and Tibetan with English subtitles.


Unknown: Khyentse Norbu

: Mapping Everest

Why did
George Everest try to map the entire Indian subcontinent? With Hari Kunzru.


Unknown: George Everest
Unknown: Hari Kunzru.

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: Chile: the Other

An attack on Chile's presidency on 11 September 1973 brought Pinochet to power and changed the Cold War.

: As 11.05pm.

: Proms on Four

Corelli's Christmas Concerto and Handel's Dixit Dominus.


Unknown: Dixit Dominus.

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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