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: Rex the Runt

Eddie Izzard provides the voice of an alien who kidnaps Rex.


Unknown: Eddie Izzard

: Tiger

An insight into the world of the elusive big cat as cameras follow a tigress and her three cubs in the Kanha National Park, India.

: The National Trust

Following the building work at John Lennon 's former family home in Liverpool as it is painstakingly restored to its 1950s decor.
9.00 Lifting the lid on the difficult relationship between the Trust and a number of disgruntled locals in Studiand Bay, Dorset.


Unknown: John Lennon

: The Wrong Trousers

Wallace is unwittingly involved in a devilish robbery plot devised by a devious penguin. Can the trusty Gromit come to his master's rescue? A Close Shave is tomorrow at 10.30pm

: The Late Show Special: Lenl Riefenstahl

An exploration of the film-maker's Nazi propaganda feature Triumph of The Will (which follows at
11.20pm), debating whether she was a supporter of Hitler's rule or, as she claimed, a disinterested artist. This begins Hitler's Helpers, a season of programmes about the Nazi regime. In English and German with subtitles. First shown on BBC2

: Triumph of the Will

Leni Riefenstahl 's chillingly powerful propaganda film detailing the Nazi Party's 1934 Nuremberg congress. In German with English subtitles. Review page 52. Reputations: Albert Speer Tuesday 9pm


Unknown: Leni Riefenstahl
Unknown: Albert Speer

: The Guernica Children

the story of 4,000 Basque children who came to Britain as refugees during the Spanish Civil War

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: as 9pm

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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