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: Smart Sharks - Swimming with Roboshark

Are sharks robotic killing machines or intelligent animals? Narrated by David Attenborough. First shown on BBC1


Unknown: David Attenborough.

: BBC4 News and Weather

[web address removed]

: Alchemists of Sound

BBC's Radiophonic Workshop. creators of the Doctor Who theme, are profiled. See
Sunday's Choice.

: Armani on Screen

Samuel L Jackson , Jodie Foster and Michelle Pfeiffer celebrate the fashion pioneer.


Unknown: Samuel L Jackson
Unknown: Jodie Foster
Unknown: Michelle Pfeiffer

: The Mark Steel Lectures

Sigmund Freud is the third of Steel's subjects in an irreverent look at people who changed the way we think.

: Curb Your Enthusiasm

New series Larry becomes a car salesman in the first of the US comedy's ten-part second series. Breaking new ground: page 20

: A Summer's Tale

Melvil Poupaud stars in Eric Rohmer's romantic comedy from 1996.
(In French with English subtitles)


[Actor]: Melvil Poupaud
Director: Eric Rohmer

: As 9.30pm.

: Proms on Four

Richard Strauss 's Four Last Songs.
Beethoven's Symphony No 5 in C minor and James MacMillan 's Silence.


Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: James MacMillan

: 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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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