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: The Readers' and Writers' Roadshow

An Evelyn Waugh special, featuring his grandson Alexander,
Stephen Fry, and Bill Deedes. (W)


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Bill Deedes.

: The DVD Collection

Bowling for Columbine, Miller's Crossing, Intacto and a Bruce Lee boxed set are reviewed.
Jake Arnott , Richard Jobson and Jeremy Hardy are among Stuart Maconie 's guests. (W)


Unknown: Bruce Lee
Unknown: Jake Arnott
Unknown: Richard Jobson
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Stuart MacOnie

: BBC4 News and Weather


: Frankenstein

Monsters meet genetic engineering in a collaboration between director
Michael Howells , choreographer Mark Baldwin and composer HK Gruber. (S) (W)


Director: Michael Howells
Unknown: Mark Baldwin
Unknown: Hk Gruber.

: Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary

A display set to music by Mahler, with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Based on Mark Godden 's ballet, this concludes Dance Week. First shown on BBC2
(Colour and BW) (W)


Unknown: Mark Godden

: As 7.30pm.

: Curb Your Enthusiasm

An encounter with an enraged wrestler is just one of Larry's problems. See Tuesday's
Choice. (S) (W)

: The Experiment

An investigation into power in prison spirals out of control in Oliver Hirschbiegel 's thriller from 2000. In German with English subtitles. (W)


Unknown: Oliver Hirschbiegel

: 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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