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: Sounds of the Sixties

Studio and concert performances.

: War Stories

Documentary exploring the movie world's vision of the Second World War. From forgotten gems such as Frieda to Ice Cold in Alex, the programme explores how war films have changed over time.

: Tintin in Tibet

The intrepid junior reporter sets out to rescue a friend whose aeroplane has crash-landed in one of the most inhospitable places in the world - Tibet.

: Tintin and Me

Documentary about Belgium's boy detective and his creator Georges Remi , better known as Herge, as related in a rare interview by journalist Numa Sadoul. Narrated by David Suchet.


Unknown: Georges Remi
Unknown: Numa Sadoul.
Unknown: David Suchet.

: Comment J'ai Tue Mon Père

*** Taut psychological drama starring Michel Bouquet as a neglectful father who suddenly reenters the lives of his two sons and daughter-in-law. In French with English subtitles. Review paqe 50.


Unknown: Michel Bouquet

: California

- the Man in the Mansion

: War Stories

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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.

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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