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: Pompeii: the Last Day

Volcano Night begins with a reconstruction of one of the most destructive eruptions.

: Up Pompeii!

Frankie Howerd stars in the comedy loosely based on themes in Plautus's plays.


Unknown: Frankie Howerd

: Ten Things You Didn't Know About Volcanos

There is far more to volcanos than destruction and death. Without them, we wouldn't have an atmosphere - or life! lain Stewart investigates.

: Krakatoa: the Last Days

The stories of Dutch colonists caught in the devastating natural disaster of August 1883.

: Horizon: Volcano Hell

The story of two scientists, who each claimed they could predict volcano eruptions. Their battle would shatter reputations and end in tragedy. Emma Fielding narrates.


: Stromboli Ingrid
Bergman stars in Roberto Rossellini's 1950 drama. Review page 47

: as 9pm

: Lightning

Nature Strikes Back

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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.

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