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: Lefties

3/3. The story of the News on Sunday, a disastrous attempt by a small group of far-left individuals to launch a left-wing mass-market Sunday newspaper. See Wednesday's choice. Z

: The Cinema Show

Reviewing the Oscar-nominated Capote and Good Night, and Good Luck.

: Folk Britannia at the Barbican:Which Side Are You On?

Billy Bragg celebrates the tradition of socially and politically committed song with a host of folk giants including Martin Carthy , Donovan, Dick Gaughan and Andy Irvine. New.


Unknown: Billy Bragg
Unknown: Martin Carthy
Unknown: Dick Gaughan
Unknown: Andy Irvine.

: Shakespeare's Happy Endings

A comic take on Shakespeare, including Othello without the sex and violence. Starring Patrick Barlow , Kevin Eldon and Henry Goodman.


Unknown: Patrick Barlow
Unknown: Kevin Eldon
Unknown: Henry Goodman.

: The Avengers

Emma must cope without Steed when she's lured to a menacing mansion. Guest-starring Ronald Lacey.


Unknown: Ronald Lacey.

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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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