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: Railway Walks

Julia Bradbury visits Cornwall, where she traces a railway line that has not operated for 140 years.


Unknown: Julia Bradbury

: 1914-1918

1/7. Explosion. Judi Dench narrates this chronicle of the First World War. Episode two is on Thursday, 7.40pm.


Unknown: Judi Dench

: Service for Southend

Short film celebrating the introduction of electrification on the railways.

: That Mitchell and Webb Look

1/6; series two. The cracking comedy duo return with a guide to the ancient art of padlock-folding. See panel.
Showing in HD at 10.30pm on the BBC HD channel
First shown on BBC2

: Flight of the Conchords

7/12. Murray falls for a woman at the New Zealand consulate.

: The Book Quiz

Novelist India Knight and critic James Delingpole compete against writer Kate Mosse and journalist Rod Liddle.


Unknown: James Delingpole
Unknown: Kate Mosse
Unknown: Rod Liddle.

: Elmina's Kitchen

Kwame Kwei-Armah 's play with Paterson Joseph tells the story of an ex-boxer living in London's "murder mile".


Unknown: Kwame Kwei-Armah
Unknown: Paterson Joseph

: As 7.30pm

: As 10pm

: Only Connect

: As 9.30pm

: Railway Walks

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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