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: Vivaldi's Women

New. The composer's creative partnership with female musicians.

: Vivaldi's Gloria

New. An all-female cast perform the Red Priest's thrilling Baroque masterpiece.

: Dodie Smith: Mad Dogs and an Englishwoman

Profiling the author of 101 Dalmatians.

: The Mark Steel Lectures

A wry look at the life of slave-turned-activist Harriet Tubman.


Unknown: Harriet Tubman.

: The Cinema Show

New. With a review of Osama, which follows. Stuart Maconie 's DVD review: page 36


Unknown: Stuart MacOnie

: Osama

A girl disguises herself as a boy in an attempt to circumvent Taliban law in this moving drama. In Dari with English subtitles. Review page 48.

: Bollywood Shorts

New. Four films interpreting modern British life in an innovative Bollywood style.

: The Ten Commandments

7/10. An overbearing mother. Polish with English subtitles

: Ivor Cutler

Looking for Truth with a Pin

: as 9.30pm

: as 7pm

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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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