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: Chopin Etudes

Freddie Kempf plays Opus 25, No 1.


Unknown: Freddie Kempf

: Perahia Plays Beethoven: Concertos 2, 4 & 5

2/2. American pianist Murray Perahia - with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conducted by Sir Neville Marriner - recorded in 1989 at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Charles Hazlewood discusses the work with pianist and broadcaster lain Burnside.


Pianist: Murray Perahia
Conducted By: Sir Neville Marriner
Unknown: Charles Hazlewood

: Animation Nation

1/3. How animation conveyed government propaganda in an entertaining package, "selling" the Second World War and the welfare state. Following the birth of commercial TV, cartoon characters were enlisted to promote household items. Continues at the same time tomorrow.

: Inky Fingers: the NME Story

The music magazine soon celebrates its 3,000th issue. Chrissie Hynde (also the subject of the next programme), Kaiser Chiefs, Tony Parsons , Danny Baker and Steve Lamacq recall its feuds and personalities.


Unknown: Chrissie Hynde
Unknown: Tony Parsons
Unknown: Danny Baker
Unknown: Steve LamacQ

: Pop and Politics

Morrisseyand Stella McCartney grace a look at the Pretenders star and animal-rights activist Chrissie Hynde.


Unknown: Stella McCartney
Unknown: Chrissie Hynde.

: A Cry from the Grave

The story of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, in which the Bosnian Serb Army killed an estimated 7,000 Bosnian Muslims. Part of the Storyville strand. Srebrenica: Never Again?: Monday 10pm

: as 9pm

: African School

5/8. A young womaniser confronts himself and God while facing the consequences of a HIV test

: African School

: 6/8. A young athlete strives to follow in his father's footsteps. Continues on Tuesday at

: as 10pm

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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