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: The British Transport Films - a Nation on Film Special

A look at the films commissioned by the government after the Second World War to promote the use of public transport.

: Elizabethan Express

A 1954 documentary following the summertime express from London to Waverley Station, Edinburgh.

: Only Connect

New. Quiz show.

: The Story of Maths

New. 4/4. Marcus du Sautoy investigates the great unsolved maths problems, including Bernhard Riemann 's theorem on prime numbers, which will award a$1 million prize to whoever can crack it.
See panel. www.open2.net


Unknown: Bernhard Riemann

: When Borat Came to Town

New. Storyville documentary examining the dispute that ensued when comedian Sacha Baron Cohen lampooned a small Romanian town in his Borat film. See panel.


Unknown: Sacha Baron Cohen

: Bombay Railway

1/2. Examing the pressures on the Indian city's railway system.

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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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