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: Bleak House

4/15. Lady Dedlock instructs
Tulkinghorn to stop snooping into
Nemo's affairs, and Esther and Jarndyce visit the Neckett family. The next episode is tomorrow at 7.30pm.

: Francesco's Venice

1/4. Architect and writer Francesco da Mosto whose family has lived in Venice for over a thousand years, reveals the ancient city's birth and the turbulent era of the Doges


Unknown: Francesco Da Mosto

: The Man Who Walked across the World

1/3. Tim Mackintosh-Smith traces the route of 14th-century scholar
Ibn Battutah , who undertook a 30-year pilgrimage across 75,000 miles from
Tangiers to Mecca. Previously shown as Travels with a Tangerine.


Unknown: Tim MacKintosh-Smith
Unknown: Ibn Battutah

: Bulgaria's Abandoned Children

New. A heart-rending look at the children's social care home in Mogilino, where 75 mentally and physically disabled children inhabit a bleak, uncaring world. See page 108.

: The Protestant Revolution

1/4. How Protestantism has affected lives. See choice, page 98.

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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