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: Primate Primers

Insight into the similarities between humans and chimpanzees, which share 98 per cent of their genetic make-up.

: 100 Years of Wildlife Films

New. From cinematic gems to amateur footage and poignant last shots of vanished animals, Bill Oddie explores how societal attitudes and technological advancements have shaped wildlife filming over the past century. See page 50. Caught on camera: page 17


Unknown: Bill Oddie

: Bear: Spy in the Woods

Spy cameras are deployed in an attempt to reveal the lives of a variety of bear species, including giant pandas, grizzlies and polar bears. Gorillas Revisited is at 12.05am

: Head-On

Award-winning romantic drama starring Birol Unel and Sibel Kekili. Cahit and Sibel are two Turkish immigrants in Hamburg who get together in a marriage of convenience. At first all seems well, but then disaster catches up with them. In German, Turkish and English with subtitles. Review page 42. Director Fatih Akin (2003, 18)


Unknown: Birol Unel
Unknown: Sibel Kekili.

: Gorillas Revisited

Attenborough's encounter with mountain gorillas

: 100 Years of Wildlife Films

Meetings with Remarkable Trees is tomorrow at 9.25pm

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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