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: Pop Go the Sixties

Music from the archives.

: Batman: 2/2

The Joker blackmails Bruce Wayne in an attempt to trap Batman.

: Sahara with Michael Palin: 3/4

BBC4's Journeys of Discovery season continues as the adventurer reaches Timbuktu.


Presenter: Michael Palin

: The Thirties in Colour: 3/4: Adventures in the Americas

Harry Wright's films from Mexico, with footage of tribes who rarely grant access to outsiders.
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The Journeys of Discovery season continues tomorrow with The Way We Travelled at 8pm


Filmmaker: Harry Wright

: My Kid Could Paint That

Documentary about four-year-old Maria Olmstead whose abstract paintings have sold for thousands of dollars, only for suspicions to be raised about her father's involvement in her work.
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Subject: Maria Olmstead

: Coal House

In the Welsh valleys, three families give up the creature comforts of their 21st-century existence to face the hardship of life in 1927.

: The Thirties in Colour

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: Art School

: As 10pm

: 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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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