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: Vladimir Ashkenazy -the Vital Juices Are Russian

New. 4/8. The portraits of great musicians by Christopher Nupen continue with a look at the conductor and virtuoso pianist, filmed in 1968 as the musician reached a crucial turning point in his life. See panel.

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Nupen

: Snowdrift at Bleath Gill

New. Short film from 1955 following the actions of railway workers trying to rescue a snowbound train.

: Only Connect

Victoria Coren presents a quiz show of patience and lateral thinking.

Contributors

Unknown: Victoria Coren

: Les Paul Chasing Sound

I New. The American jazz guitarist and father of the solid-body electric guitar narrates his own life story, to a soundtrack of his greatest hits. See p116.

: Guitar Heroes at the BBC

New. Compilation of performances from a host of TV programmes from
1969 to 1981. See panel.

: The Story of the Guitar

2/3. Alan Yentob investigates the effect of the instrument going electric and the massive cultural ramifications.
See choice, page 66.
Shown on Sunday at 1020pm on BBC1 What Alan Yentob is watching: page

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Unknown: Alan Yentob
Unknown: Alan Yentob

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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.

BBC Guidance

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