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: Days That Shook theWorld

The Great Train Robbery and the theft of the British crown jewels. (AD)

: The World

International news. Then Weather

: Journeys from the Centreof the Earth

6/6. Salt has been crucial in everything from the ice ages to the preservation of dead bodies in ancient Egypt. lain Stewart investigates in Egypt. Venice and Sicily.

: Black British Style

Is there really such a thing as "black
British style"? Gigi Morley looks at fashion and music.


Unknown: Gigi Morley

: Family Ties

Aristocratic marriage and sex is pondered by Thomas Pakenham. the eighth
Lord Longford.


Unknown: Thomas Pakenham.

: City of Men

5/9. Saturday nightlife strikes. In Portuguese with English subtitles.

: Tanner '88

Rebecca DeMornay stars as Tanner attends a whirlwind of campaign publicity events.
11.35 7/11. Reverend
Jesse Jackson guests.


Unknown: Rebecca Demornay
Unknown: Jesse Jackson

: As 7pm.

: As 10pm.

: GF Watts

Great Victorian artist George Frederic Watts is celebrated.


Artist: George Frederic Watts

: As 8.30pm.

: As 7pm.

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.

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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