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: Hannah Glasse - the First Domestic Goddess

The author of The Art of Cookery.

: The Black 18th Century

Black Britain, as captured by Hogarth and Gainsborough.

: The Sky at Night

The history of Uranus and Neptune.
Shown last night on BBC1

: The Great Ossian Hoax: McCall Smith Investigates

New. Alexander McCall Smith on a great literary fraud.

: The Making of Culloden

Kirsty Wark takes a look at the documentary that follows.


Unknown: Kirsty Wark

: Culloden

Documentary by Peter Watkins about the battle of Culloden in 1746, presented as a news report from the battlefield. Reality Jacobites: page 59


Unknown: Peter Watkins

: Asylum

Following three families of asylum seekers - a Hindu family from Afghanistan, a Somali teacher and an Algerian journalist.

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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.

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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