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: Beyond the Clouds

A man caught smuggling heroin is sentenced to death.

: The World

With Kirsty Lang.
Then Weather


Unknown: Kirsty Lang.

: Jonathan Miller Talks to

Kirsty Wark To coincide with his new series - beginning 9.30 - the presenter and director is in conversation.


Unknown: Kirsty Wark

: Mind Games

1/10. Lord Robert Winston and Philippa Forrester guest on the baffling quiz show. With Marcus du Sautoy, Michael Rosen and Kathy Sykes.


Unknown: Lord Robert Winston
Unknown: Michael Rosen
Unknown: Kathy Sykes.

: Jonathan Miller's Brief History of Disbelief

1/3. Writer Arthur Miller and scientist Richard Dawkins are among those assisting Miller in understanding his own "disbelief" and uncovering the history of atheism in general.


Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Richard Dawkins

: The History of Pubs

Shift examines the changing face of British pubs.
Arthur Smith narrates.


Unknown: Arthur Smith

: Affairs of the Crown - Days That Shook the World

3/10. Two affairs that rocked the monarchy: Edward VIII and Anne Boleyn. (AD)


Unknown: Edward Viii
Unknown: Anne Boleyn.

: As 9pm.

: As 9.30pm.

: As 8.30pm.

: As 10.30pm.

: 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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