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: The Mysterious Explorationsof Jasper Morello

Oscar-nominated animated short directed by Anthony Lucas.


Directed By: Anthony Lucas.

: Top Hat

Musical comedy starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
Review page 71. (1935, U)
(Swing Time also starring Fred and Ginger is on tomorrow at 10pm)


Director: Mark Sandrich
Jerry Travers: Fred Astaire
Dale Tremont: Ginger Rogers

: Dance Britannia

New series 1/3. The story of British dancing during the 20th century, beginning with a look at the impact of new dance styles in the aftermath of the First World War.
See page 142. The next episode is tomorrow at 9pm

: The Jitterbug Years

Examining the history of Britain between 1945 and 1953.

: Billy Elliot

Bittersweet drama set against the 1984 miners' strike, starring Jamie Bell , Julie Walters and Gary Lewis.
Eleven-year-old Billy Elliot faces a grim life in a northern colliery town, until he discovers a love for ballet. The
Omnibus documentary charting Jamie Bell 's rise to fame follows.
Dir Stephen Daldry (2000.15)


Unknown: Jamie Bell
Unknown: Julie Walters
Unknown: Gary Lewis.
Unknown: Billy Elliot
Unknown: Jamie Bell
Unknown: Stephen Daldry

: Omnibus

: As 1.15am

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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