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: Landscape Mysteries -Figures in the Chalk

The origins of chalk figures carved into the South Downs are shrouded in mystery. Aubrey Manning investigates.
First shown on BBC2 (S)


Unknown: Aubrey Manning

: Inside Antiques

Some of the most powerful and historic gems known to man are brought out of the vaults.
Lars Tharp takes a look. (S)


Unknown: Lars Tharp

: The National Trust

5/5. As summer solstice approaches, can the world of heritage and pagans unite for the sake of Stonehenge? A debate follows. (S)

: Heritage - Forever, for Everyone?

Debating issues raised in BBC4's National Trust series, to be repeated on BBC2 next year. Presented by Kirsty Lang. (S)


Presented By: Kirsty Lang.

: World In a Box

Lisa Jardine looks at the origins of public museums. (S)


Unknown: Lisa Jardine

: Dan Cruickshank and the House that Wouldn't Die

Evoking fictional lives in the 18th and 19th centuries, London's 18 Folgate Street is a house unlike any other. (S)

: Britain's Best New Museum

The Gulbenkian prize winner, the National Centre for Citizenship and Law in Nottingham.

: As 8pm.

: As 10.10pm.

: As 7.30pm.

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.

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