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: What Is Art?

Mark Lawson chairs a lively and provocative arts and culture debate. With panellists Professor John Carey , director
Ben Lewis and writer John Harris.


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Professor John Carey
Director: Ben Lewis
Unknown: John Harris.

: The Cinema Show

Film in post-apartheid South Africa and the rise of Asian horror. Plus a review of the first feature to come out of post-Taliban Afghanistan - Osama. Stuart Maconie's DVD review: page 36


Unknown: Stuart Maconie

: Solomon Burke: Everybody Needs Somebody

New. A gospel radio show aged 12, a million-selling debut record, a crooked manager and an unlikely spell as a mortician: this is the rollercoaster life story of the soul star from Philadelphia.

: A for Andromeda

Richard Fell's adaptation of the unnerving sci-fi classic. Alien messages instruct scientists to build a super-computer.
See Monday's choice.


Writer: Richard Fell

: The Avengers

Emma drives for her life. With Arthur Lowe.


Unknown: Arthur Lowe.

: The Mark Steel Lectures

: 6/6
Che Guevara

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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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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