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: Noye's Fludde

Stephanie Hughes presents a performance of Benjamin Britten 's opera retelling the story of Noah's Ark. New.


Unknown: Benjamin Britten

: This Sceptic Isle

Peter Hitchens traces the history of the Eurosceptic movement in the UK and argues that the only satisfactory political settlement will be an amicable British departure from the EU. New.


Unknown: Peter Hitchens

: The Cinema Show

Stuart Maconie looks at the vivid and flamboyant early work of Spanish director Pedro Almodovar.


Presenter: Stuart Maconie

: Springtime in a Small Town

**** Intense study from 2002 of a household coming to terms with the aftermath of war. Directed by Tian Zhuangzhuang. In Mandarin with English subtitles. Review page 62.


Directed By: Tian Zhuangzhuang.

: Don't Watch That Watch This

2/6. Second series of irreverently edited news footage.

: Peter Brook's Hamlet

Screen version of Peter Brook 's stage production, starring Adrian Lester and Scott Handy. Twelfth Night is tomorrow at 7.50pm


Unknown: Peter Brook
Unknown: Adrian Lester
Unknown: Scott Handy.

: as 8pm

: as 7pm

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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