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: Mediterranean Tales

9/10. Irma Kurtz travels to


Unknown: Irma Kurtz

: Alistair Cooke's America

Recalling the influx of immigrants from Europe at the end of the 19th century.

: The World

Presented by Brian Hanrahan.
Followed by Weather


Presented By: Brian Hanrahan.

: Painting Rowers

1/4. The sunflower as a symbol of life, love, fidelity and piety in art.

: Not Cricket: the Basil D'Oliveira Conspiracy

The story of the political and sporting row that exploded when, in 1968, the black cricketer found himself excluded from the England team to tour South Africa.

: The World in Art

The arts in 1517 - the year in which Martin Luther sparked the Reformation and the Incas constructed the royal citadel of Machu Picchu.


Unknown: Martin Luther

: Rome, Open City

Emotional Second World War drama about a group of people living under Nazism in Rome.
In Italian with English subtitles.
Review page 50. (BW)
(Germany, Year Zero is on Friday, 11.30pm)


Director: Roberto Rossellini

: As 8.30pm.

: As 9pm.

: As 10.20pm.

: As 8.30pm.

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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