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: Gauguin - the Full Story

Myths surrounding one of the world's most popular yet most misunderstood artists are investigated by Waldemar Januszczak. The art critic and broadcaster traces the amazing life of French impressionist Paul Gauguin, from his childhood in Peru to his final years in the South Pacific.


Unknown: Waldemar Januszczak
Unknown: Paul Gauguin

: Israel's Generals: Dayan

New series The relationship between political and military power in Israel is explored in three parts. The first focuses on Moshe Dayan, who set the pace for Israel's occupation of the West Bank and Gaza.
More at 9pm tomorrow. See also The Talk Show with Jonathan Freedland on Thursday at 9pm


Unknown: Moshe Dayan
Unknown: Jonathan Freedland

: At the Height of Summer

*** A free-spirited Hanoi waitress grows close to her brother while waiting for love, in Anh Hung Tran's drama from 2000. In Vietnamese with English subtitles. The director's Cycle is tomorrow, 10pm

: As 9pm.

: Bill Viola - the Eye of the Heart

Technology and tradition combine in the work of visual artist Bill Viola - the first contemporary artist to have a dedicated show at the National Gallery. This follows his work over two years.


Subject: Bill Viola

: As 7 pm.

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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