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: Hitler's Place In History

Professor Ian Kershaw provides an analysis of the Nazi dictator's life and legacy on the 60th anniversary of his death. See
Saturday's choice.


Unknown: Professor Ian Kershaw

: Sky at Night

Patrick Moore discusses the Hubble space telescope as it comes to the end of its 15-year lifespan with Professor Gerry Gilmore. Shown yesterday on BBC1


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Professor Gerry Gilmore.

: Animation Nation Shorts

Showcasing some of the best children's animation including The Magic Roundabout The Pog/es, Roobarb and Custard, Captain
Pugwash and Clangers.

: Animation Nation

3/3. The history of British animation
- concludes with a look at children's animation and its development over half a century of television.

: A Close Shave

Classic claymation from Nick Park. Wallace falls in love with Wendolene Ramsbottom , owner of the local wool shop, while Gromit gets into serious trouble when he is framed in a fiendish sheep rustling plot.


Unknown: Wendolene Ramsbottom

: Small Films

An affectionate profile of some of the makers of children's TV animations.

: As 7pm

: Hitler - the Debate

Laurence Rees leads a panel of historians in a discussion as to whether the Second World War happened because of Adolf Hitler or because of the unique circumstances of that time


Unknown: Laurence Rees
Unknown: Adolf Hitler

: as 8pm

: as 9.30pm

: Time Shift: The Magic Roundabout Story

Time Shift looks at how an obscure French animation became one of the most successful children's programmes in Britain.

: 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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