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: Chopin Shorts

From the etudes, OplO No.2.

: Great Railway Journeys

Beauty and poverty await writer Lisa St Aubin de Teran as she crosses Brazil to Santa Cruz. First shown on BBC2


Unknown: Aubin de Teran

: BBC4 News and Weather

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: Rossetti: Sex, Drugs and Oil Paint

A look at painter/poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who reinvented the Victorian ideal of female beauty.


Unknown: Dante Gabriel Rossetti

: Mind Games

Minette Walters and the British Museum's Irving Finkle guest. BBCi features available via handset


Unknown: Minette Walters
Unknown: Irving Finkle

: Schwarzenegger the Governator

A satirical look at how the cult of celebrity hit the Californian election.

: To Live Is Better than to Die - Storyville

An account of a Chinese family's struggle to cope with HIV. Showing to mark World Aids Day. Horizon looks at the hunt for the Aids vaccine on Thursday at 9pm on BBC2

: Yusuf Hamied: Breaking the Aids Barrier

Profiling the drug company chairman who has arguably had the biggest impact on the Aids crisis.

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: As 9pm.

: As 10.30pm.

: As 11.30pm.

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

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