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: Days That Shook the World

Two days reflected the power of the atom. One ushered in the nuclear age, the other was a final warning.

: BBC4 News and Weather


: The DVD Collection

Welcome to Collinwood, In This World, The Haunting and The
Happiness of the Katakuris are reviewed.

: Stan Tracey - the Godfather of British Jazz

Dame Cleo Laine guests on a profile of one of our jazz greats. A version of Tracey's 'Under Milk Wood' follows.


Guest: Dame Cleo Laine

: Stan Tracey's Under Milk

Wood A suite inspired by the Dylan Thomas drama. From the 2001 Brecon festival, it features the Stan Tracey Quartet with narrator Philip Madoc.


Unknown: Dylan Thomas
Unknown: Stan Tracey Quartet
Narrator: Philip Madoc.

: Curb Your Enthusiasm

Halloween brings horror. See
Tuesday Choice. Face of the week: page 61

: Heath Robinson:Suburban Subversive

The cartoonist is investigated by Michael Rosen.


Unknown: Michael Rosen.

: Warm Water under a Red Bridge

A washed-up businessman falls for a girl with an unusual gift in Shohei Imamura's comedy. In Japanese with English subtitles.

: 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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