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: The Voice

University of York professor
David Howard investigates the qualities of vocal communication.


Unknown: David Howard

: The Cambridge Folk Festival

Performances by Seth Lakeman and Noah and the Whale feature in coverage of this year's musical event.


Unknown: Seth Lakeman

: Humphrey Lyttelton: the Jazz Musicians' Jazz Musician

New. A celebration of the life and career of Humphrey Lyttelton who established himself as a band leader and was feted by Louis Armstrong as Britain's best trumpeter. Friends pay tribute to the entertainer who died this year.
See page 106.

: Humph's Last Stand

New. A 2007 performance from the Brecon Jazz Festival, which was sadly to be Humphrey Lyttelton's last ever recording for television.


Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton

: Life on Mars

6/8; series one. Sam is convinced that doctors in 2006 are preparing to switch off his life support system. Starring
John Simm.


Unknown: John Simm.

: The Avengers

The duo investigate the disappearance of several leading botanists.

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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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