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: Walking the Wall

How did the Berlin Wall shape people's lives? This documentary - which begins the Fall of the Wall weekend - comprises features by different film-makers.
The subjects include what became of dogs who patrolled the "death strip". First shown on BBC2

: Funeral in Berlin

Michael Caine plays secret agent
Harry Palmer in a 1966 spy drama.
When a Russian agent is keen to defect to the West, Palmer is sent to Berlin to meet him, but matters are complicated by the Israeli secret service. Review page 58. The Fall of the Wall weekend continues with Fall of the Wall tomorrow at 7.20pm


Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Harry Palmer

: Star Men

Terry Pratchett ,
Professor Colin Pillinger of Beagle 2 fame and Patrick Moore contribute as Time Shift enters the universe of the amateur astronomer. What keeps the stargazers awake at night? Narrated by Adam Hart-Davis .


Unknown: Terry Pratchett
Unknown: Professor Colin Pillinger
Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis

: The Sky at Night - aJourney through Space and Time

Neil Armstrong, Albert Einstein and Orville Wright are among the people Patrick Moore has met. He looks back on five decades of space exploration and the show that's covered modern astronomy's key moments. Space Race: BBC2 on Wednesday at 9pm


Unknown: Albert Einstein
Unknown: Orville Wright
Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Space Odyssey: the RobotPioneers

A delve into the science behind the BBC series Space Odyssey -Voyage to the Planets.

: Hubble Telescope

: the story of the "eye on the universe", which is 15 this year

: The Wild Blue Yonder:

Brad Dourif plays an alien refugee on Earth in Werner Herzog 's docudrama. Showing in the Storyville strand


Unknown: Brad Dourif
Unknown: Werner Herzog

: as 10.50pm

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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.

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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.

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