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: Masterpieces of the East

2/6. The Great Stupa Sculptures
The story behind a collection of stone carvings from ancient India that represent one of the most significant examples of religious art. <S)

: The Story of India

2/6. On a journey that takes him from the Ganges plain, through Iraq and down the Khyber Pass, Michael Wood charts the years after 500 BC, showing how Alexander the Great's invasion inspired India's first empire.


Unknown: Michael Wood

: The Art of Spain

New. 2/3. Andrew Graham-Dixon travels to the heart of Spain and the provinces surrounding Madrid to explore the 16th and 17th-century artists responsible for the golden age of Spanish painting. See page 110.


Unknown: Andrew Graham-Dixon

: Life on Mars

With his team's unprofessionalism threatening another murder inquiry, Sam begins to question the CID.
Another chance to see the last ever episode of the series.

: BBC4 World Cinema Award

Debating five recent international films, before the announcement of the winner. See choice, paqe 60.

: As 9pm

: As 9pm

: Arena

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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.

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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.

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