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: Sounds of the Seventies

An aural blast from the past.

: Time Shift: Notting Hill 58

Time Shift recalls the race riots that took place in Notting Hill, London in 1958.


: The World

With Kirsty Lang.
Followed by Weather www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour


Unknown: Kirsty Lang.

: 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.

: The Voynlch Mystery

The enigmatic contents of a book found in an Italian monastery in 1912 have baffled scientists and code-breakers. This is the story of the manuscript and its mysterious discoverer.

: Quitters

A powerful and moving documentary following drug addicts on a six-month rehabilitation programme at Phoenix House residential centre in London. Martin, 26, has been given one last chance by a Newcastle judge to turn his life around: James, 31, is battling with a ten-year-old addiction to crack cocaine and heroin; and mum-of-two Charlie, whose father supplied her with crack for the first time on her 17th birthday, prepares to return to the centre for a second time. Contains strong language. New.

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: Time Shift: The Carnival Years

Notting Hill Carnival is Britain's biggest street party and a celebration of London's cultural melting pot. But, as Time Shift reports, its success has been dogged by controversy. With Trevor Nelson


Interviewee: Trevor Nelson

: as 10pm

: as 9pm

: 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.

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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