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: Time

4/4. Michio Kaku is on a mission to reveal the true nature of time: from science to religion: and from sci-fi to philosophy.


Unknown: Michio Kaku

: Michelangelo: Closer to the Master

Coinciding with an exhibition at the British Museum, this is a look at the artist's drawings.

: Tory! Tory! Tory!

3/3. How Mrs Thatcher used her post-Falkland War popularity to roll out radical policies.

: Our Friends In the North

1987: now married and well known, Nicky (Christopher Eccleston ) has a fling in London.


Unknown: Christopher Eccleston

: The Alan Clark Diaries

Clark is lovesick and his marriage is crumbling. Should he stay or should he go? John Hurt stars.
11.45 6/6. Revelations of Clark's affairs have hit the headlines. With his reputation and health in decline, can he return to Parliament?


Unknown: John Hurt

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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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This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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