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: Journeys from the Centre of the Earth

2/6. How did geology influence Egyptian pyramids. Greek squares and Roman circles? Dr lain Stewart investigates.

: Bookered Out

Five members of the public have just 15 days to read the 17 books on the Booker Prize long list. Presented by Kirsty Wark. The Booker Prize Live at 10pm on BBC2


Presenter: Kirsty Wark

: Evacuees

Over a million British children were evacuated during the Second World War. What happened when they returned home?

: Genevieve

Comedy with John Gregson , Kenneth More , Dinah Sheridan and Kay Kendall.
Two couples take part in a London to Brighton rally. Review p54. <S) Film Trivia: page 62


Unknown: John Gregson
Unknown: Kenneth More
Unknown: Dinah Sheridan
Unknown: Kay Kendall.

: Kelvin McKenzie Talks to Kirsty Wark

The former editor of The Sun discusses the interests of the British public and his relationship with Rupert Murdoch.


Unknown: Rupert Murdoch

: As 9pm.

: as 7pm

: as 8.30pm

: as 11.25pm

: as 9pm

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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