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: Pop Go the Sixties

Vintage footage of Cilla Black.


Singer: Cilla Black

: Batman: 2/2

A message in alphabet soup is delivered.

: Black Power Salute

Recalling how athletes John Carlos and Tommie Smith caused controversy by making gestures in support of the Black Panther movement at the Mexico City Olympics.


Subject: John Carlos
Subject: Tommie Smith

: A Very British Olympics

A humorous look at the 1948 London Olympics when female competitors had to make their own kit and Roger Bannister salvaged a Union Jack for the opening ceremony.


Subject: Roger Bannister

: Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman: 1/2

Based in New York, film-maker Jennifer Fox, who had a married lover as well as a boyfriend, reassessed her decision to shun marriage when her best friend was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Over five years, she talked to women from 17 countries across four continents about their lives.
Part of the Storyville strand.
See page 96
The Inside Story: page 96


Film-maker: Jennifer Fox

: Coal House

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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