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: One Foot in the Past

The gardens of Larchill in Ireland.

: Kidnapped

3/3. Alan, Davie and James prepare for a showdown with merciless McNab in the conclusion to Robert Louis Stevenson 's rousing tale. First shown on BBC1


Unknown: Robert Louis Stevenson

: Inside Antiques

Lars Tharp reveals the impact of anatomical study on animal portraiture.


Unknown: Lars Tharp

: Samuel Johnson - the Dictionary Man

New. Dramatised documentary telling the story of how a depressive writer with Tourette's syndrome became a literary celebrity by classifying the English language.
Roger Ashton-Griffiths stars.


Unknown: Roger Ashton-Griffiths

: Boswell and Johnson's Tour of the Western Isles

Robbie Coltrane and John Sessions star as Dr Johnson and fellow writer James Boswell in this account of their Hebridean expedition in 1773. First shown on BBC2


Unknown: John Sessions
Unknown: James Boswell

: The Moon

Our on-off love affair with the celestial beauty.

: as 9pm

: Theatre Biz


: as 9pm

: as 1am

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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