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: In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great

Michael Wood follows the golden road to Samarkand.


Unknown: Michael Wood

: The World

With Kirsty Lang.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Kirsty Lang.

: Mountain: Fields of Vision

A couple who farm in the shadow of Cadair Idris , Snowdonia.
First shown in BBC Wales


Unknown: Cadair Idris

: Imber - England's Lost Village

In 1943, 160 residents of Imber in Wiltshire were evacuated to accommodate American troops in advance of the D-Day landings, but after the war, despite protests, they remained exiled from their own homes. Mark Kidel 's film tells how a ghost village came back from the dead.


Unknown: Mark Kidel

: The Great Communist Bank Robbery - Storyvllle

The Romanian National Bank in Bucharest was robbed in by six men who later confessed and re-enacted the crime for a government film in exchange for leniency - but who were all shot after trial. This is a re-creation of the story that rocked the socialist Utopia of Romania.

: The Life of a £10 Note

The journey of a bank note over 500 miles.

: Designer of the Year

The four contenders.

: As 10pm.

: As 11.10pm.

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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