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: A Picture of Britain

6/6. Jenny Matthews explores Devon's military and maritime links,
Roger Hutchings visits the Welsh Valleys and Tom Hunter challenges the picture-perfect image of Dorset.


Unknown: Jenny Matthews
Unknown: Roger Hutchings
Unknown: Tom Hunter

: Nation on Film

6/6. Thousands of Asian immigrants came to Britain between the 1950s and 70s. How were they received?

: The World

With Zeinab Badawi.
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Zeinab Badawi.

: African School

6/8. Having a love life in Uganda is not easy - but romance can flourish nonetheless. Sophie Okonedo narrates. More on Thursday at 8.30pm.


Unknown: Sophie Okonedo

: The African Rock 'n' Roll Years

4/8. Tabu Ley Rochereau , Franco, Ray Lema , Pepe Kalle , Kokono No 1 and Corneille discuss the music that came from Central Africa. The Importance of Being Elegant at 11pm RT DIRECT: Mali Music, by Afel Bocoum , Blur's Damon Albarn , Toumani Diabate and friends, is available for £11.99. To order. call 0[number removed]725, quoting ref A11-AD


Unknown: Tabu Ley Rochereau
Unknown: Ray Lema
Unknown: Pepe Kalle
Music By: Afel Bocoum
Unknown: Damon Albarn
Unknown: Toumani Diabate

: Small Pain for Glory

Sierra Leone sent its biggest ever team to compete at the Commonwealth Games in 2002. By the close, 21 of the 23 had "disappeared". Storyville follows former athlete Sanusi Tury's efforts to rebuild the team.


Subject: Sanusi Tury

: The Importance of BeingElegant

Set to his extraordinary music, Storyville depicts the world of singer Papa Wemba 's flamboyant
Congolese SAPE cult.


Singer: Papa Wemba

: as 8.30pm

: as 9pm

: Congo

: White King, Red Rubber, Black
Death: Storyville recalls King Leopold II of Belgium's brutal colonisation of Central Africa, turning it into a labour camp

: as 8.30pm

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.

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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