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: Wildlife In a War Zone

Biologist Sanjayan Muttulingam grew up in Sierra Leone, but fled as civil war broke out. He returns to research the fate of its rare species - and the people he left behind.


Unknown: Sanjayan Muttulingam

: Never Mind the Full Stops

2/10. Nina Wadia , John Sergeant , Rod Liddle and Tim Brooke-Taylor show off their literary acumen.


Unknown: Nina Wadia
Unknown: John Sergeant
Unknown: Rod Liddle
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor

: Gorillas Revisited with David Attenborough

How mountain gorillas, once threatened by loss of habitat, disease and poaching, are a conservation success story.

: Living with Modernism

New. Brackenfell in Cumbria, designed by Sir Leslie Martin , architect of the Royal Festival Hall.


Designed By: Sir Leslie Martin

: Darwin's Nightmare

How the voracious predatory nature of the Nile perch in Lake Victoria provides a bitter, pithy metaphor for the West's ecological rape of Africa. An Oscar-nominated Storyville film.

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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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