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: Wainwright Walks

Julia Bradbury explores the work of fell walker Alfred Wainwright.


Unknown: Julia Bradbury
Unknown: Alfred Wainwright.

: Wainwright: the Man WhoLoved the Lakes

A profile of the fell walker
Alfred Wainwright from Blackburn whose gloriously personable pictorial guides to the English Lake District are cherished by enthusiasts and have sold more than two million copies.


Unknown: Alfred Wainwright

: A Game of Two Eras:1957 v 2007

New. In the last programme of Week, Time Shift presents a unique experiment into how English football has changed over the past 50 years.
See page 118.

: Nation on Film

Archive footage charts the rise of women's football, from the First World War to its abolition, and subsequent reinstatement, by the FA.

: The Late Edition Live

New. Topical discussion show hosted by Marcus Brigstocke.


Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke.

: Russell Brand on the Road

The comedian is joined by Matt Morgan to journey across America.
See choice, page 108.


Unknown: Matt Morgan

: Absolute Zero

: As 11pm

: As 9pm

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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This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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