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: Proms on Four

New. Valery Gregiev conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in a live programme featuring two Fantasy Overtures from Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 2 and Seventh Symphony. Coverage on Radio 3 from 7.30pm. See page 80.
Digital viewers press red to view synchronised guides to the music, offering an insight into the piece being played and its general context


Unknown: Valery Gregiev

: Life on Mars

8/8; series two. A private meeting with Morgan leads to revelations that turn Sam's world upside down - and offers him a chance to go home.
For main cast see yesterday

: Primate Primers

The unique social organisation of bonobos, recently discovered apes that have lived for thousands of years in the forests of central Africa.

: Galapagos

A volcano erupts, marine iguanas leap off lava cliffs into the surf, finches groom giant tortoises, and the waved albatross shows off with a courtship display. Tilda Swinton narrates a look at the South American islands. See panel. Wildlife in a War Zone is on tomorrow at 12.20am


Unknown: Tilda Swinton

: Proms on Four

As 7.30pm

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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.

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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.

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