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: Shostakovich: Symphony 4

3/5. New. Conductor Valery Gergiev performs the composer's highly inventive work with the London
Symphony Orchestra.


Conductor: Valery Gergiev

: The Cinema Show

New series
Classic boozy films come under the spotlight in this look at the history of alcohol in the movies. From Prohibition-era hedonism to "rehab Hollywood", the relationship between celluloid and the demon drink is examined.

: Mondovino

Jonathan Nossiter's documentary explores the efforts of a Californian wine corporation to impose its methods and standards on the ancient wine-making regions of Europe. In English, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish with subtitles. Review page 52.


Director: Jonathan Nossiter

: George Clinton: Tales of Dr Funkenstein

The godfather of funk recalls Parliament, Funkadelic and his collaborations with Dr Dre Dogg and Snoop Dogg as he talks to Don Letts.


Unknown: Dr Dre
Unknown: Snoop Dogg
Unknown: Don Letts

: James Brown - BBC Electric

Proms: new

: as 8.10pm

1.20 Dinner with Portillo

: Shostakovich

Symphony 4

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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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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