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: Wild Down Under

6/6. The final programme in the series looks at how the unique Australian wildlife has adapted to living alongside man.
First shown on BBC2

: Travels with Pevsner

Joan Bakewell visits the cradle of the Industrial Revolution, Derbyshire.
Among the attractions is Chatsworth House, where the Duchess of Devonshire reveals a passion for Elvis memorabilia.


Unknown: Joan Bakewell

: Diary Days

The day
Margaret Thatcher resigned, as seen through the eyes of diarists.


Unknown: Margaret Thatcher

: Diaries: the Naked Truth

Tony Benn, Edwina Currie and Alan Clark 's widow Jane discuss political diaries with Simon Hoggart.


Unknown: Edwina Currie
Unknown: Alan Clark
Unknown: Simon Hoggart.

: Representing Reality?The Work of Paul Watson

Controversial documentary film-maker Watson is referred to as the "father" of reality TV. His The Family (which is at 10.40pm) supposedly paved the way for Big Brother. Critics, programme-makers and the director himself discuss his work. Watson's
The Fishing Party follows. The Inside Story: page 66

: The Fishing Party

Bigotry and ignorance among upper middle-class friends are revealed in Watson's 1985 documentary.

: The Family

A compilation of the ground-breaking series made by Paul Watson in 1974. Fly-on-the-wall cameras follow the daily life of a working-class family.


Unknown: Paul Watson

: as 9.15pm

: as 9.15pm

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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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