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: 21st-century Bach -the Complete Organ Works

The "Great" Prelude and Fugue in G. (W)

: Great Railway Journeys

Chris Bonington crosses Canada from Halifax to Porteau Cove. Rrst shown on BBC2 (S) (W)


Unknown: Chris Bonington

: BBC4 News and Weather


: Traveller - Storyvllle

Pictures, music and folk tales are combined in Dublin-born photographer Alen MacWeeney 's portrait of the Irish travelling community. (BW)(S)(W)


Unknown: Alen MacWeeney

: Painting the People

From portraits of Tudor servants to early photographs, how have ordinary people been portrayed in British art? Hogarth expert David Dabydeen investigates. (S) (W)


Unknown: David Dabydeen

: Holidays In the DangerZone - Meet the Stans

Undeterred by unrest and a desperate scramble for oil,
Simon Reeve journeys through former Soviet republics, "the Stans". In the first of two reports, he visits Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. (S) (W)
11.40 There's drugs and danger as Simon Reeve visits Tajikistan and Uzbekistan in the second of two reports. (S) (W)


Unknown: Simon Reeve
Unknown: Simon Reeve

: As 9.20pm.

: The Big Read:Battle of the Books

To Kill a Mockingbird squares up to The Grapes of Wrath. (S) (W)

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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