For seven years British archaeologist Howard Carter excavated in the Valley of the Kings, convinced it had secrets to yield. On 26 November 1922, it did: the treasures of Tutankhamun's tomb. Plus how French academic Jean Francois Champollion cracked the code of the Rosetta Stone in 1822.
Italian film-maker Alessandro Rossetto follows his mother Flavia, a hairdresser for 40 years, whose salon in Padua is a focal point for local gossip. Many of Flavia's clients have grown old with the business, and now it's time for her to retire. What will she do next? A series of programmes on the Italian Mafia begins on Wednesday at 9pm
This gentie observational comedy drama won Otar losseliani the best director prize at the 2002 Berlin Film Festival. Bored with his humdrum life, French factory worker Vincent sets off to visit an old pal in Venice. Jacques
Bidou and Arrigo Mozzo star. In French, Italian and Romanian with English subtitles. Review page 87.
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.
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.