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: The Sky at Night

A look at the search for life elsewhere in the universe.

: Masterworks

The story of Vaughan Williams 's classic The
Tallis Fantasia.


Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: Imber - England's Lost

Village In 1943, villagers were evacuated from Imber, Wiltshire. But after the war, their hopes of returning faded. How did Imber come back to life?

: The Island

Andrew Motion exposes the secret history of Suffolk military establishment
Orford Ness.

: Ulya 4-Ever

A Russian teen makes a new start in Sweden. This drama is the first of three this week by Lukas Moodysson. In
Russian, English and Swedish with subtitles. Review p46. Show Me Love is on Tuesday at llpm


Unknown: Lukas Moodysson.

: City of Men

2/9. Power goes to Acerola's head in the City of God spin off. In Portuguese with English subtitles.

: BBC Four Sessions:

Gillian Welch Bittersweet country-folk at the intimate LSO
St Luke's in London.


Unknown: Gillian Welch

: As 8.30pm.

: British Isles: a User's Guide to Natural History

Dinosaurs, deserts and volcanos - in Britain?

: As 9.30pm.

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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