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: Mediterranean Tales

9/10. Israeli author Batya Gur and Palestinian writer Liana Badr talk to Irma Kurtz.
7.30 10/10. Kurtz's quest ends on the Mediterranean's shores - in Alexandria, inspiration to EM
Forster and others.


Unknown: Batya Gur
Unknown: Liana Badr
Unknown: Irma Kurtz.

: The World

News. Weatherwww.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour

: Days That Shook the World

The evolution of the commercial aeroplane from people carrier to deadly weapon is illustrated by the tales of "Black September" in 1970 and the 1988 Lockerbie bombing. (AD)

: Abroad Again in Britain

5/5. Brutal yet fascinating,
Edinburgh Castle is explored by Jonathan Meades.


Unknown: Jonathan Meades.

: State of Play

Corporate conspiracies are brought to light.

: What if... Murdoch and The Sun

Frank Johnson ,
Polly Toynbee and Bill Hagerty discuss how tabloid culture might have developed had Rupert Murdoch not bought The Sun.


Unknown: Frank Johnson
Unknown: Polly Toynbee
Unknown: Bill Hagerty
Unknown: Rupert Murdoch

: As 8.30pm.

: As 9.30pm.

: Life before Birth

1/2. The work of medical pioneer Professor Kypros Nicolaides. Signed. Part two at 2am tomorrow.


Unknown: Kypros Nicolaides.

: As 7pm.

: As 7.30pm.

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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