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: Dance for the Camera- Birds

Dance without dancers
-just birds. By Yolande Snaith.
First shown on BBC2 (W)


Unknown: Yolande Snaith.

: Great Railway Journeys

Michael Portillo reveals his
Spanish roots on a journey from Granada to Salamanca.
First shown on BBC2 (S) (W)


Unknown: Michael Portillo

: BBC4 News and Weather


: Dance Umbrella at 25

Michael Clarke and others celebrate the anniversary of the dance festival. Introduced by Wayne McGregor. (S) (W)


Unknown: Michael Clarke
Introduced By: Wayne McGregor.

: Suzy Blok: Up at Down

Relationships amid a storm are explored in a dance production by Blok, with music by Alexander Balanescu. (W)


Music By: Alexander Balanescu.

: The Victorian Way of Death

Dan Cruickshank takes a look at how Victorian society confronted the issue of death.
First shown on BBC2 (S) (W)


Unknown: Dan Cruickshank

: Robin Cook: the Lost Leader

John Kampfner profiles the former foreign secretary, to coincide with his controversial autobiography. (S) (W)


Unknown: John Kampfner

: Holidays In the DangerZone - Meet the Stans

Drugs and danger await when Simon
Reeve visits Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. (S) (W)

: James Cameron: a PainIn the Neck

A tribute to the crusading journalist. (W)

: 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.

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