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: Elephants - Spy In theHerd

An intimate insight into the workings of elephant society in Kenya. David Attenborough narrates. First shown on BBC1

: The National Trust

Secrecy shrouded the Tyntesfield Estate near Bristol for over 100 years. This is the inside story of the Trust's crusade to save the house and make it more accessible.

: Tipping the Velvet

A naive young maid falls for a charismatic male impersonator, embarking on an adventure that takes her into a magical and sexually charged world. Rachael Stirling , Keeley Hawes , Anna Chancellor , Jodhi May and John Bowe star in Andrew Davies 's dramatisation of Sarah Waters 's novel. A documentary on Waters follows.
First shown on BSC2 RT DIRECT: Tipping the Velvet is on DVD for just E5.99 or VHS for £12.99
(RRP £14.99) including p&p. To order call [number removed]3850 (national rate)


Unknown: Rachael Stirling
Unknown: Keeley Hawes
Unknown: Anna Chancellor
Unknown: John Bowe
Unknown: Andrew Davies
Unknown: Sarah Waters

: Sarah Waters: Sex and theVictorian City

Sarah Waters was established as one of our top young writers with her novel Fingersmith.
She's been compared to Dickens, but her 19th-century world has a modern sexual twist. Dilly Barlow narrates a look at her work.


Unknown: Sarah Waters
Unknown: Dilly Barlow

: as 8pm

: Britain's Best Buildings

- Hardwick Hall : Elizabeth,
Countess of Shrewsbury was one of the most capable and ambitious women in Elizabethan England.
Hardwick Hall has become her lasting monument and is full of references to her wish for one of her descendents to sit on England's throne. With Dan Cruickshank


Unknown: Hardwick Hall
Unknown: Elizabethan England.
Unknown: Hardwick Hall
Unknown: Dan Cruickshank

: as 11.50pm

: as 8pm

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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