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: World News Today


: The Sky at Night Special:

Meteor Mania
Patrick Moore , Brian May and Jon Culshaw observe the Perseid meteor shower. See choice, page 78.


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Brian May
Unknown: Jon Culshaw

: Legends: Carmen Miranda -beneath the Tutti Frutti Hat

Insight into the life and career of actress Carmen Miranda.


Unknown: Carmen Miranda.

: Brasil, Brasil

New. 2/3. How musicians in Brazil led the fight-back against the military hardliners who took control of the country's government between and 1985. See panel.

: Doctors to Be: 20 Years On

An update on Jane Gilbert , who has now created a new career in the most surprising of settings.


Unknown: Jane Gilbert

: QI

1/11; series one. With guests
Hugh Laurie and John Sessions. www.radiotimes.com/qi-blog


Unknown: Hugh Laurie
Unknown: John Sessions.

: Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe

5/5. A tongue-in-cheek take on the TV industry.

: Batman

The Penguin goes straight.

: Batman

: Brasil, Brasil

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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.

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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