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: World News Today


: Bleak House

7/15. Esther helps search for Jo following his disappearance, but has troubles of her own when she falls ill with smallpox. The next episode is tomorrow at 7.30pm.

: Francesco's Venice

2/3. Francesco da Mosto explores the architectural history of the Italian city, where wooden houses were replaced by stone and marble palaces.

: The Man Who Walked across the World

2/3. Tim Mackintosh-Smith travels through Turkey, the Crimea and India, where he watches an illegal whirling dervish ceremony and sees the Indian rope trick. (Previously shown as Travels with a Tangerine)


Unknown: Tim MacKintosh-Smith

: Primo

New. Film based on the National
Theatre's adaptation of Primo Levi's Auschwitz memoir If This Is a Man, starring Antony Sher. See p100.


Unknown: Antony Sher.

: The Protestant Revolution

2/4. Tristram Hunt examines how
Protestantism has affected lives from its infancy through to the present day. See choice, page 95.


Unknown: Tristram Hunt

: Atom


: Primo As 10pm

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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