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: A Festival of Jazz Piano

New. Stan Tracey , Kirk Lightsey , Keith Tippett , Huw Warren and Gwilym Simcock perform and talk about their lives in jazz. With Julian Joseph at the Brecon Jazz Festival. The Piano Season continues tomorrow at 7pm.


Unknown: Stan Tracey
Unknown: Kirk Lightsey
Unknown: Keith Tippett
Unknown: Huw Warren
Unknown: Gwilym SimcOck
Unknown: Julian Joseph

: Up Pompeii

2/13. Ludicrus plots to assassinate Julius Caesar. Bawdy comedy with Frankie Howerd.


Unknown: Julius Caesar.
Unknown: Frankie Howerd.

: 40 Minutes On

2/10. New. The series of updates to the documentary strand continues. It's the height of the Thatcher era, and four wealthy friends on a fishing trip to Scotland air their outspoken views.

: I, Claudius

1/12. A dispute with Marcellus prompts Marcus Agrippa to leave Rome. Classic drama starring Derek Jacobi , John Hurt. Sian Phillips ,
Brian Blessed and George Baker.


Unknown: Marcus Agrippa
Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Unknown: John Hurt.
Unknown: Sian Phillips
Unknown: Brian Blessed
Unknown: George Baker.

: Togas on TV

The small screen's love affair with the Roman Empire, from /, Claudius to Up Pompeii.

: as 7pm

: 40 Minutes On

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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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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.

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