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: Chopin Shorts

A recital by pianist Freddie Kempf : Etude OplO: Nos 5 and 6.


Pianist: Freddie Kempf

: Great Railway Journeys

From Singapore to Bangkok with actor Stephen Tompkinson.
Rrst shown on BBC2. (S)


Unknown: Stephen Tompkinson.

: BBC4 News and Weather

[web address removed]

: Theatre of Dreams

Performers at Lincoln's Theatre Royal are followed in the second of a series that began on BBC2 at 8pm. See Choices. (S)

: Mind Games

Comic Dara O'Brian guests as the quiz returns for ten shows. With Simon Singh , Kathy Sykes and Michael Rosen. (S) BBCi features available via the handset


Unknown: Dara O'Brian
Unknown: Simon Singh
Unknown: Kathy Sykes
Unknown: Michael Rosen.

: Morning Sun

n Supporters and opponents of the Cultural Revolution recall the events that rocked China in the 1960s, in Richard Gordon and Carma Hinton 's documentary. Showing as part of Storyville. (W)


Unknown: Richard Gordon
Unknown: Carma Hinton

: Heath Robinson:Suburban Subversive

The cartoonist famous for his crazy contraptions is investigated by Michael Rosen. (S)


Unknown: Michael Rosen.

: Rossetti: Sex, Drugs and Oil Paint

Another look at the painter and poet who reinvented the Victorian ideal of female beauty. (S)

: As 9.30pm

: As 9pm.

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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