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: Springwatch with Bill Oddle

Wildlife-watching. More at 8pm, BBC2. Shown yesterday 8pm on BBC2

: Take One Museum

Paul Rose explores Stromness Museum on Orkney, and visits the Stone Age hamlet of Skara Brae.


Unknown: Paul Rose

: Silent Britain

New. Shepperton Babylon author Matthew Sweet uses clips from the few silent films that survive to illustrate how early British cinema was as wild as anything that came out of Hollywood.

(Charlie Chaplin is profiled in Paul Merton's Silent Clowns tomorrow at 9pm)


Presenter: Matthew Sweet

: Spiral

Cracking French crime thriller a la CSI and 24, where political intrigue meets the murky world of drugs and prostitution. In French with English subtitles. Continues next
Sunday. See Sunday's choice.

: Mark Lawson Talks to Bill Oddie

The nature-loving broadcaster reflects on his career and the sad story of his mother's mental illness. The Odd(ie) Couple: page 16

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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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