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: Samuel Jonnson Shorts

Pushkin by TJ Binyon , a contender for the non-fiction prize.


Unknown: Tj Binyon

: Before the Booker

What might have won the Booker Prize in 1925?

: The World

With Kirsty Lang.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Kirsty Lang.

: Mark Lawson Talks To....

An interview with Professor Colin Blakemore , who has been at the forefront of UK scientific research for over 30 years.


Unknown: Professor Colin Blakemore

: My Sperm Donor Dad -Storyville

One of the first men to be born as a result of artificial insemination tries to trace his biological father.

: Superbat

The attempts of scientists over the centuries to discover how the bat manages to fly, defying all known laws of aeronautics.

: Mediterranean Tales

Irma Kurtz explores Damascus with local writers.


Unknown: Irma Kurtz

: Hotel in Amsterdam Tom

Hollander, Susannah Harker ,
Olilvia Williams and Anthony Calf star in this recent London theatre revival of John Osborne 's black comedy from 1968. See
Tuesday's choice.


Unknown: Susannah Harker
Unknown: Olilvia Williams
Unknown: Anthony Calf
Unknown: John Osborne

: Restoration Secrets

Architectural gems in the South
East. Signed.

: As 7.10pm.

with signing.

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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