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: Family Ties

Alison Pierce 's journey to discover the truth about the child born to her great-great-grandmother.
7.30 2/12. Focusing on Angela, who found herself suddenly alone in the world at the age of nine.


Unknown: Alison Pierce

: The Miracle Boat

New. Tanni Grey-
Thompson reports from the Philippines, where one small boat is acting as a floating orthopaedic clinic.

: You Have My Full Confidence

New. Eddie Mair presents the story of how governments spin their way out of personnel crises.


Presenter: Eddie Mair

: Life on Mars

6/8. A hostage-taker's deadline coincides with the deadline for switching off Sam's life-support machine.

: Creating Life on Mars

Andrew Collins , for Time Shift, talks to the show's creators.


Unknown: Andrew Collins

: The Year in Chat - 1973

Highlights from. among others, Orson Welles and Matt Busby.


Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Matt Busby.

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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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