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: 21st century Bach: the Complete Organ Works

John Scott Whiteley performs JS Bach's Klavier-Ubung, Part 3.


Unknown: John Scott Whiteley

: The Other Side of Dunkirk

Dunkirk Night opens with an examination of the 1940 evacuation from British, French and German perspectives.

: Dunkirk: the Soldiers' Story

British army veterans recall their part in what was arguably history's greatest maritime rescue operation. First shown on BBC2

: Dunkirk

The extraordinary events of May 1940 are recalled in this dramatised documentary, first shown last month on BBC2. Retreat. Overwhelmed by the German blitzkrieg, the Allies in northern France make their way to the coast. (AD)
10.00 Evacuation. The rescue effort begins - but time is not on the Allies' side. (AD)
11.00 Survival. The Allies attempt to hold off the German advance while the evacuation is completed. (AD)

: Historians of Genius - In Their Own Words

2/3. Simon Russell Beale brings to life Edward Gibbon's The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. (AD)


Unknown: Simon Russell Beale

: Mediterranean Tales

7/10. Visiting Istanbul. (5)

: As 7.10pm.

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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