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: Carnival of the Animals

A performance of Camille Saint-Saens's colourful orchestral suite from London's Barbican.

: A Passionate Lesson: a Visit to Marla-Joao Pires

The Portuguese piano virtuoso holds a week-long masterclass with young students.

: Ice Dream: Lapland's Snow Show

The stunning snow and ice sculptures currently adorning the two Finnish cities of Kemi and Rovaniemi.

: The DVD Collection

In a 50th edition animation special, Stuart Maconie meets the director of Belleville Rendez-vous.


Unknown: Stuart MacOnie

: Divine Intervention

Elia Suleiman both directs and stars in this 2002 darkly comic drama, in which a Palestinian living in Jerusalem refuses to accept the divisions within society that intrude upon his everyday life. Co-starring Manal Khader. In Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles. Review page 51.


Unknown: Elia Suleiman
Unknown: Manal Khader.

: Gram Parsons: Fallen Angel

How a musical pioneer who fused country with rock met an untimely end. Keith Richards and Emmylou Harris contribute.


Unknown: Keith Richards
Unknown: Emmylou Harris

: Celtic Connections

2/2 Folk and world music from Glasgow, with sets from Ricardo Tesi and Salsa Ceitica.


Unknown: Ricardo Tesi

: As 8.15pm.

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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