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: Batman

2/2. Catwoman steals opals.

: Sahara with Michael Palin

4/4. BBC4's Journey of Discovery season continues as the actor embarks on the last leg of his journey, passing through the dramatic mountains of the Hoggar Massif.

: The Thirties in Colour

New. 4/4. End of an Era. Jack Cardiff 's travelogues shot all over Europe and the Middle East. and footage by several film-makers whose lives were affected by the Nazis. See paqe 88.


Unknown: Jack Cardiff

: The Burning Season

New. Storyville documentary about a scheme to allow businesses to offset their emissions and protect vast swathes of Indonesia. See panel.

: Coal House

The wives begin to feel the strain of life in the 1920s.

: The Man Who Walked acrossthe World

Tim Mackintosh-Smith explores the place of Islam in Hindu-dominated India and Communist China. The Journeys of Discovery season continues tomorrow with The Way We Travelled at 8pm


Unknown: Tim MacKintosh-Smith

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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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