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: Wild Down Under

Lizards, marsupials, kangaroos, budgerigars and even fish flourish in Australasia, despite being battered by unpredictable droughts and floods.
First shown on BBC2

: Primate Primers

A look at the lives of orang-utans.

: We Are Not Afraid

A look at a website that demonstrates defiance to terrorism. Contributors to the site talk about the images they've created - and, one month on, reflect on the events of 7 July in London. New.

: Travels with Pevsner

John Grundy stops at Hadrian's Wall,
Lindisfarne and Dunstanburgh on a trip to Northumberland. Northumberland also features in Abroad Again in Britain on Tuesday at 7pm


Unknown: John Grundy

: Time Shift: Tyneside

"Time Shift" celebrates Tyneside's cultural contribution and its development through the eyes of writers, actors and others.

: The Scots at Sea

3/6. The hazardous history of the fishing industry is told through archive film and first-hand accounts. New.
First shown on BBC2 Scotland Coast is on Friday on BBC2

: The Second Heimat

Hermann flees Munich with Helga. In German with English subtitles. More on Friday at 10.30pm. RT DIRECT: save E20 on Heimat series 1, 2 and 3 in DVD boxed sets. To order for E79.99 each including p&p, call [number removed](national rate), quoting [number removed]

: as 9.20pm

: as 8pm

: The African Rock 'n' Roll Years

Portugal's legacy, including
Cesaria Evora and Manecas Costa's work with fado star Mariza (in concert, next)


Unknown: Cesaria Evora

: BBC Four Sessions

Mariza live in London

: 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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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