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: 21st-century Bach: the Complete Organ Works

John Scott Whiteiey plays Bach's organ works on the composer's original instruments.


Unknown: John Scott Whiteiey

: The World

With Kirsty Lang.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Kirsty Lang.

: Nicholas Hytner Talks to Kirsty Wark

The National Theatre's artistic director discusses the radical productions undertaken during his first year in the job and his plans for the future.

: Holidays in the Danger Zone - the Violent Coast

1/2. Ben Anderson returns with a second set of travelogues, this time journeying around the notoriously hazardous west coast of Africa - an area synonymous with drugs, diamonds, corruption and civil war. His first ports of call are Liberia and Sierra Leone, where he finds both optimism in the face of adversity and a pervasive desire for peace. Part two tomorrow 9pm. Tips on visiting African hotspots: p11


Unknown: Ben Anderson

: Before the Booker

Who might have won the Booker Prize in 1966 - Truman Capote, Mikhail Bulgakov , John Fowles or Jean Rhys ? Clive Anderson hosts the last in the series.


Unknown: Mikhail Bulgakov
Unknown: John Fowles
Unknown: Jean Rhys
Unknown: Clive Anderson

: As 8.30pm.

: As 9pm.

: As 10.20pm.

: As 7pm.

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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