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: 21st-century Bach - the Complete Organ Works

JSBach's "Great" Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV541.

: Gorillas - on the Trail of King Kong

David Attenborough 's search for the Congo's lowland gorilla. First shown on BBC1


Unknown: David Attenborough

: The World

With Kirsty Lang.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Kirsty Lang.

: Tamara de Lempicka:Hollywood's Deco Diva

Andrew Graham-Dixon profiles the Polish/ American art-deco artist.


Unknown: Andrew Graham-Dixon

: Peter Singer Talks To Mark Lawson

An interview with the controversial bio-ethicist.

: Singer - a Dangerous Mind

What inspired the philosopher
Peter Singer 's views on the worth of a human life?


Unknown: Peter Singer

: Yes Minister

6/7. A dispute over a badger colony. Repeated next Tuesday on BBC2.

: Who Really Runs Britain?

New series 1/5. Shadowing
Martin Narey , Chief Executive of the National Offender Management Service, on the day Maxine Carr is released from prison.


Unknown: Martin Narey
Unknown: Maxine Carr

: Bad Boy

A teenager jailed for a violent crime tries to go straight after his release.

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: As 9.30pm.

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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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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