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: Proms on Four

New. Live coverage from the Royal Albert Hall as Esa-Pekka Salonen leads Yefim Bronfman and the BBC
Symphony Orchestra through the first European performance of his own
Piano Concerto. Coverage is also on Radio 3 from 7.30pm.
Digital viewers press red to view synchronised guides to the music, offering an insight into the piece played and its general context


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Unknown: Yefim Bronfman

: Sounds of the Seventies

Top tunes from the decade.

: Life on Mars

8/8; series one. Sam encounters his own father while investigating a murder and tries to convince him not to leave his family. The second series begins tomorrow at 10pm.


Sam Tyler: John Simm
Gene Hunt: Philip Glenlster
Annie Cartwright: Liz White
Mrs Tyler: Joanne Froggatt
Stephen Warren: Tom Mannion

: Time

1/4. Dr Michio Kaku explores the human body's sense of time, meeting a French caver who spent a month on his own to study his body's functions.


Unknown: Dr Michio Kaku

: Indian School

: Proms on Four

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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