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: Children of Guernica

The story of 4,000 Basque children evacuated to the UK. See panel

: Goodbye Children Everywhere

New. Time Shift investigates the development of children's television from its humble beginnings in the 1940s to the introduction of satellite channels in the 1990s. See page 66.

: Mark Lawson Meets the Teletubbies

The presenter talks to the creators of the children's programme.

: The Kids' Verdict

New. Four youngsters are introduced to, and then asked for their verdict on children's programmes from the past.
Children's TV on Trial can be seen from Sunday to Thursday. See p66.

: Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

During his 1973 tour, David Bowie - then adopting the persona of "Ziggy Stardust" - announced his retirement.
This final concert at the Hammersmith Odeon was filmed by D.A. Pennebaker.
(1982, PG)
(Cracked Actor: David Bowie follows)


Singer: David Bowie
Director: D.A. Pennebaker

: Cracked Actor: David Bowie

Omnibus documentary following the rock star on his Diamond Dogs tour of America in 1974.

: As 9.05pm

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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