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: The Sky at Night

New. Patrick Moore learns about gamma-ray bursts, while
Dr Chris Lintott visits the team of Nasa scientists operating the Phoenix lander on Mars. Extended version of yesterday's BBC1 edition


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Dr Chris Lintott

: Inside Out

As the 90 Years of Remembrance season continues, poet laureate Andrew Motion honours Britain's last surviving serviceman of the First World War,
Harry Patch , with a specially composed new work. First shown on BBC West


Unknown: Andrew Motion
Unknown: Harry Patch

: Only Connect

New. Quiz show.

: Armistice

New. Professor David Reynolds examines the events and personalities responsible for the peace treaty that ended the Great War in November
1918, but left Germany utterly humiliated. See page 70.


Unknown: Professor David Reynolds

: Operation Film-maker

New. Storyville documentary following an Iraqi student brought over from his war-torn country in the wake of the US invasion to intern at a Hollywood movie studio, and the consequences of the move. See panel.

: Bombay Railway


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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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