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: Himalaya with Michael Palin

2/6. Journeying across the vast South Asian mountain range. See Sunday's choice.
Shown Sunday on BBC1

: The World

Brian Hanrahan. Then Weather


Unknown: Brian Hanrahan.

: The Book Show

4/13. Ian
Rankin, AL Kennedy and Louise Welsh contribute.


Unknown: Al Kennedy
Unknown: Louise Welsh

: The Manns

2/6. With the rise in Nazism during the late 1920s, the Manns decide to leave Germany.

: Tales from Europe

In Poland, Kirsty Wark runs into David Lynch at the famous Lodz Film School.


Unknown: Kirsty Wark
Unknown: David Lynch

: Arrested Development

Gob spends quality time with his father by locking himself in in his prison cell. With guest star Liza Minnelli.


Unknown: Liza Minnelli.

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

The lowdown on the Ice Age from Chris Packham.


Unknown: Chris Packham.

: Journeys from the Centre

of the Earth 4/6. How geology has shaped art.

: Mind Games

1/10. Lord
Robert Winston and Philippa
Forrester guest.


Unknown: Robert Winston

: As 10pm.

: As 10.50pm.

: As 8.30pm.

: As 12.50am.

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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