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: Chopin Shorts

Etudes: Op
25 Nos 1, 2: OplO No 10.

: Wild Down Under

5/6. A look at Australia's exotic islands.
First shown on BBC2 (S)

: BBC4 News and Weather


: Life Before Birth

1/2. The pioneering work of Professor Kypros Nicolaides who operates on unborn babies to ensure survival. Narrated by Zoe Wanamaker. Concludes tomorrow at 8.30pm. (S)


Unknown: Professor Kypros Nicolaides
Unknown: Zoe Wanamaker.

: Yehudi Gordon - Profile

Jerry Hall and Heather Mills
McCartney grace a profile of the visionary obstetrician. (S) Life Before Birth continues at llpm


Unknown: Jerry Hall
Unknown: Heather Mills

: Rich Hall's Fishing Show

Paul Daniels joins the ruminative angling expedition. (S)


Unknown: Paul Daniels

: Curb Your Enthusiasm

Basketball giant Shaquille O'Neal guests as Larry finds himself vilified by the rest of Los Angeles. (S)


Unknown: Shaquille O'Neal

: The Miracle of Love

How is science overtaking reproduction? Horizon investigates. More Life Before Birth tomorrow 7.10pm

: Superfly

A fly's-eye view of one hundred years of genetic research. (S)

: Proms on Four

Featuring Tuur's Violin Concerto, Musorgsky's A Night on the Bare Mountain and Prokofiev's
Symphony No 6.

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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