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: Winged Migration

I Jacques Perrin 's documentary, from 2001, follows dozens of species of migrating birds as they make their lengthy seasonal journeys. Review page 48.


Unknown: Jacques Perrin

: MPs on the Box

Time Shift looks at how satirists have portrayed politicians in such television creations as Yes Minister, Spitting Image and The New Statesman.

: Tired and Emotional

Churchill to George Brown , some of our leaders' best, and worst, episodes have been under the influence. Eddie Mair explores the nistory of drink in the corridors of power.


Unknown: George Brown
Unknown: Eddie Mair

: Perfect Strangers

Michael Gambon heads an all-star cast in Stephen Poliakoff 's comic drama from 2001. With Claire Skinner , Lindsay Duncan , Matthew Macfadyen and Timothy Spall.


Unknown: Michael Gambon
Unknown: Stephen Poliakoff
Unknown: Claire Skinner
Unknown: Lindsay Duncan
Unknown: Matthew MacFadyen
Unknown: Timothy Spall.

: Twenty Thousand Streets under the Sky

3/3. Timid Ella worships Bob from afar.

: as 8.30pm

: as 9pm

: Proms on Four

Brahms' German Requiem

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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