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: Lion: Spy in the Den

David Attenborough narrates this documentary, filmed using a camera disguised as a rock to capture close-up footage of lion cubs.


Unknown: David Attenborough

: Proms on Four

New. Broadcast live, Callum McLeod conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra and Michael Ball as he performs hits from musicals including Jesus Christ Superstar and Sunset Boulevard. Coverage can be heard on Radio 3 from 8pm. See page 70.
Digital viewers press red to view synchronised guides to the music, offering an insight into the piece being played and its general context


Unknown: Callum McLeod
Unknown: Michael Ball
Unknown: Jesus Christ

: Life on Mars

7/8; series two. Sam and the rest of the unit get to work in an effort to prove Gene's innocence when he becomes a suspect in a murder case. The series concludes tomorrow at 10pm.


Sam Tyler: John Simm
Gene Hunt: Philip Glenlster
Annie Cartwright: Liz White
Ray Carling: Dean Andrews
Chris Skelton: Marshall Lancaster

: Life in the Undergrowth

The story of the invertebrates that left the sea to move on to land million years ago. Primate Primers is tomorrow at 11pm

: 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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