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: Matthew Bourne Profile

Behind the scenes with the British choreographer as he works on the Nutcracker!, which follows.

: Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker!

RT CHOICE The critically acclaimed production of Tchaikovsky's ballet features Bourne's trademark dazzling choreography.
First shown on BBC1 swan Lake is tomorrow at 7pm

: Natural World Symphony

A musical meditation on the Earth's wonders from Nitin Sawhney. New.


Unknown: Nitin Sawhney.

: To Play the King

Francis Urquhart resorts to murderous means yet again. The Final Cut starts next Wednesday.


Unknown: Francis Urquhart

: Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon

Holmes must stop a pioneering bombsight from falling into Moriarty's hands.
Starring Basil Rathbone.
Review p82.
The Master Blackmailer BBC2 tomorrow 6.15pm


Sherlock Holmes: Basil Rathbone.

: A View from a Hill see Friday

23 December's choice

: as 9pm

: The Fall

the Wonderful and Frightening World of Mark E Smith

: as 7pm

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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.

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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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