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: 100 Great Paintings

Constable's Salisbury Cathedral.

: Hogarth's Progress

Art critic
Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the world of 18th-century artist and satirist William Hogarth.


Unknown: Andrew Graham-Dixon
Unknown: William Hogarth.

: Masterpieces of the British Museum

2/6. New. The Assyrian reliefs depicting King Ashburnipal hunting lions.

: Bird in the Airpump

New. The story of Joseph Wright. the epic 18th-century painter of An Experiment on a Bird in the Airpump.


Unknown: Joseph Wright.

: The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

2/5. A spirited adaptation of Henry Fielding's rambunctious comic novel about an abandoned child taken in by a wealthy family. Starring Max Beesley, Samantha Morton, Brian Blessed, John Sessions.


Unknown: Max Beesley
Unknown: Samantha Morton
Unknown: Brian Blessed
Unknown: John Sessions

: Spiral

4/8. The murder suspect list grows. In French with English subtitles. Continues next Sunday.

: As 8.30pm.

: G8

: Can You Hear Us?

: as 9pm

: as 8.30pm

: as 12.15am

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.

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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