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: Planet Earth

3/6. Wildlife in Uganda's Ngogo Forest.

: Cooking in the Danger Zone

4/5. New. Stefan Gates visits Venezuela, currently in the midst of a socialist revolution led by Hugo Chavez , where he cooks in the slum's soup kitchens and investigates food shortages.


Unknown: Stefan Gates
Unknown: Hugo Chavez

: Medical Mavericks

4/4. New.
Michael Mosley investigates how doctors came to better understand diseases by infecting themselves.


Unknown: Michael Mosley

: Wainwright Walks

Julia Bradbury walks to the top of Haystacks, Wainwright's favourite fell.


Unknown: Julia Bradbury

: Freezing

The first of four new comedy pilots in the Tight Spot season. An Oscar-nominated American actress and her publisher husband wonder where their next jobs will come from.

: Charlie Brooker's Screen Wipe

4/4; series three. A tongue-in-cheek take on the TV industry.

: As 9pm.

: FILM: India Song

In French with English subtitles. Review page 56

: as 8.30pm

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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