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: The Flipside of Dominck Hide: 1/2

Sci-fi drama starring Peter Firth as a time traveller from the future who journeys back to the 20th century in search of his ancestors.


Dominick Hide: Peter Firth

: Mastermind

The 1980 final, which saw contestants including cab driver Fred Housego answer questions on the Tower of London, the House of Godwin, Joseph Haydn and the Crusades of 1095-1192.
Beginning BBC4's Cab Night.


Contestant: Fred Housego

: Arena: Cab Driver

Documentary about five London taxi drivers. Recalling their experiences going back 70 years, the men describe the city and the people who rely on them.
See page 48.

: Top Gear Take 2

Archive footage from the motoring show, including Jeremy Clarkson's attempt to be a taxi driver.


Presenter: Jeremy Clarkson

: The Knowledge

Jack Rosenthal's amusing play following the fortunes of three would-be taxi drivers as they attempt to learn their routes. With Nigel Hawthorne, Maureen Lipman and Michael Elphick.


Writer: Jack Rosenthal
Mr. Burgess: Nigel Hawthorne
Brenda Weller: Maureen Lipman
Gordon Weller: Michael Elphick

: Modern Times

An insight into the processes involved in becoming a London cabbie.

: Jonathan Ross: In Search of Steve Ditko


Presenter: Jonathan Ross
Subject: Steve Ditko

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.

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