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: The Story of Maths

Marcus du Sautoy looks at the great unsolved maths problems, including
Bernhard Riemann 's theorem on prime numbers, which carries a$1 million prize to whoever can crack it.


Unknown: Bernhard Riemann

: How to Write a Mills & Boon

New. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of popular romantic fiction publisher
Mills & Boon, author Stella Duffy sets out to produce her own novel for the company. See panel.


Unknown: Stella Duffy

: Consuming Passion: 100 Years of Mills & Boon

New. Drama weaving together three stories to explore the impact of the publisher's romantic novels on women over the last century. Starring Jodie Whittaker , Olivia Colman and Emilia Fox. See page 60. Simulcast on the BBC HD channel The Inside Story: page 60


Unknown: Jodie Whittaker
Unknown: Olivia Colman
Unknown: Emilia Fox.

: Imagine

What makes a great love story?
Alan Yentob surveys love, pain and desire in literature, film and song in an attempt to answer this question.


Unknown: Alan Yentob

: Nell Young - Don't Be Denied

The singer/songwriter traces his musical journey, through interviews and previously unseen performance footage from his own archives.

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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

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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