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: World News Today


: Terry Jones's Medieval Lives

5/8. Exploring the image of the knight in shining armour.

: Child of Our Time

1/3. As part of the Modern Childhood strand, Professor Robert Winston catches up with the children he has been observing since the year 2000, as they try to get to grips with gender roles in their homes.


Unknown: Professor Robert Winston

: Ian Hislop's Scouting for Boys

The presenter examines Robert Baden-Powell 's very British handbook, which kickstarted the Scout movement and became an influential bestseller.


Unknown: Robert Baden-Powell

: Hold Me Tight, Let Me Go

New. Film-maker Kim Longinotto follows the stories of children who attend the Mulberry Bush boarding school, which caters for youngsters who have suffered extreme emotional trauma. Part of the Modem Childhood strand. See page 114. The Inside Story: page


Unknown: Kim Longinotto
Unknown: Mulberry Bush

: Mad Men

12/13. Nixon v Kennedy. On election night, the staff of Sterling Cooper gather for a rowdy party. See choice, page 74. For cast see page 96


Unknown: Sterling Cooper

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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