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: Britain's Best Buildings -Forth Bridge

Dan Cruickshank tells the story of the greatest symbol of the Victorian railway age, whose construction claimed the lives of over 50 men. (AD) RT DIRECT: Britain's Best Buildings book is just E20 (RRP E25), including p&p. Call [number removed]7979 (national rate)


Unknown: Dan Cruickshank

: The World

International news.
Then Weather

: Cover Stories

A look at the 25-year-old style magazine iD, and how it became the must-read of the j fashion industry.

: Animation Nation

2/3. The history of British animation continues with a look at how the genre became synonymous with counterculture over the years, from the Beatles' Yellow Submarine to the more recent satirical series Monkey Dust.

: Animation Nation Shorts

Including satirical animation from Bob Godfrey , Gerald Scarfe and Candy Guard.


Unknown: Bob Godfrey
Unknown: Gerald Scarfe

: The Guernica Children

The story of 4.000 Basque children who came to Britain as refugees during the Spanish Civil War after their home town was bombed by Luftwaffe planes. See yesterday's choice.

: Emmylou Harris - from aDeeper Well

Elvis Costello ,
Ryan Adams , Beth Orton , Willie Nelson and Keith Richards are among those tracing the country singing gueen's
30-year career in music. Honky tonk heroines: page 20


Unknown: Elvis Costello
Unknown: Ryan Adams
Unknown: Beth Orton
Unknown: Willie Nelson
Unknown: Keith Richards

: Days That Shook the World:

the discovery of Tutankhamun's Tomb in 1922 and the Rosetta Stone in 1799 (AD)

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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

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