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: Meetings with Remarkable Trees

A mighty redwood.

: Leeds Piano Competition

New series 1/6. Some 75 pianists from 20 countries took part in this year's event. Petroc Trelawny looks back with a nightly compilation of performances.

: Family Ties

1/10. Aiming to track down his father, the Rev Derek Overfield makes a surprising discovery.


Unknown: Derek Overfield

: The Piano: a Love Affair

Alexander Waugh searches for other like-minded piano obsessives. Contributions come from Jools Holland , Damon Albarn , a child prodigy and keen amateurs, from a pilot to a newspaper editor.


Unknown: Alexander Waugh
Unknown: Jools Holland
Unknown: Damon Albarn

: Family Ties

2/10. The larger-than-life Bailey family leave Ohio in search of their Scottish roots.

: Arena: James Ellroy's Feast of Death

The dark world of the crime writer whose novels include LA Confidential and My Dark Places, a harrowing account of his mother's murder.

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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.

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